The Vauxhall GT Concept is the Template for Future Sports Cars
The 1965 Opel Experimental GT and the 1966 Vauxhall XVR were the first true concept vehicles to appear from the design houses of a European manufacturer. Both of these innovative cars were thoroughly modern with dynamic sculptural forms. Inspired by these groundbreaking vehicles, Vauxhall has designed the GT Concept... Read more
McLaren Builds Track-Honed Edition of 675LT Spider That Can Reach 204 MPH
McLaren has developed a one-off track-honed 675LT Spider finished in Ceramic Grey from the MSO Defined range (McLaren has also created a bespoke version of the 675LT Spider that will be limited to only 500 units worldwide). The satin carbon fibre retractable hardtop and tonneau can be operated at... Read more
Want a New Ford GT? All You Need is $450,000 and an Internet Connection
In 2015, I attended the Detroit Auto Show. Although high-end manufacturers such as Bentley, Porsche, and Mercedes-Benz exhibited vehicles and made product announcements, they all fell short when compared to Ford’s event. The excitement began during Ford’s press conference. The room was packed and you could feel the anticipation in the air.... Read more
What My Father’s 1968 Mustang Taught Me About Shocks
I first fell in love with cars as a young child when my dad brought home his 1968 Mustang. Although it was used and in pretty bad condition, I still thought it was the coolest car ever. My dad, who was an amateur race car driver, bought the car... Read more
Watch Fast & Furious Star Michelle Rodriguez Reach 201MPH in a Jaguar F-TYPE SVR
Michelle Rodriguez knows a thing or two about speed. As one of the stars of the Fast & Furious movie franchise, she’s been behind the wheel of some fast cars. But the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR was the first car that allowed her to surpass the 200 mph mark. “I’ve always wondered... Read more
The Bentley Continental GT Speed Black Edition is the Pinnacle of Style and Performance
When Bentley first unveiled the Continental GT Speed, jaws dropped around the world. With a top speed of 206 mph (331 km/h) and the luxury that Bentley is known for, it raised the bar for performance and exclusivity. But Bentley didn’t rest on its laurels. The manufacturer increased the car’s... Read more
BMW Connected Brings Us One Step Closer to Being Knight Rider
One of my favorite shows was Knight Rider. I especially loved K.I.T.T, the 1982 Pontiac Trans Am that was essentially an advanced supercomputer on wheels. The “brain” of K.I.T.T. was the Knight 2000 microprocessor which was the center of a “self-aware” cybernetic logic module that allowed K.I.T.T. to think,... Read more
Want a Retractable Hardtop? The Mazda MX-5 RF Has You Covered
Since its debut, the Mazda MX has always delivered a fun, open-top driving experience. That tradition continues with the latest version of the legendary sports car. The new Mazda MX-5 RF (retractable fastback) features a retractable hardtop making the roadster experience accessible to a broader range of drivers. Featuring fastback... Read more
Jaguar is Bringing Back the XKSS – The World’s First Supercar
Jaguar has a legacy of building lust-worthy cars that exude class, style, and elegance. One of Jaguar’s most iconic vehicles is the XKSS. This car occupies a unique place in Jaguar’s history and is coveted by collectors for its exclusivity and unmistakable design. Built in 1957, the XKSS is considered... Read more
The 50th Anniversary Edition Ford Shelby GT-H is Not Your Typical Rental Car
Fifty years ago, Carroll Shelby and Hertz saw an opportunity to put customers in the driver’s seat of high-performance special edition Shelby’s. Ford supplied the new Mustangs with V8 engines and mostly automatic transmissions, Shelby added extra performance and style to create the Shelby GT350-H. Hertz took this high-powered... Read more