Luxury Autos

Foot to the floor, aiming for 200mph

We take a 700-hp Bentley Supersports to the Kennedy Space Center for a little high-speed action.

OK, breathe. One last gulp of oxygen to feed the brain cells. We’re going to need a little focus if we’re going to hit 200 mph. Ahead of us is 3.5 miles of arrow-straight concrete. But not just any old concrete. This is the historic Shuttle Landing Facility, part of the John F. Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s swampy Merritt…

The Fun Factor

Every garage craves these nine thrill rides, capable of diving underwater, soaring through the air, or setting record speeds in style

One person can unfold the Icon A’s Wings in only two minutes, so pilots can cut clouds in no time. Icon A5 Head up, up, and away in the seaplane that acts like a Miata The Jetsons may have promised a future of flying cars, but that just isn’t going to happen. Here’s the next best thing: the Icon A5,…

Rolls-Royce unveils its all-new Phantom

Think of it as true, automotive luxury, redefined.

Drum-roll please. And maybe a little trumpet fanfare. All hail, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has unveiled an all-new, all-majestic Phantom flagship. And it’s marvelous. After pouring over the official specs, drooling over the hi-rez photography, I’m pretty confident in proclaiming that the so-called ‘Best Car in the World’ just got a whole lot better. I mean, what other car will let…

Heavy Metal

The open-top version of the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT coupe is an adrenaline-fueled, 196-mph breath of fresh air

Mercedes-Benz’s new AMG GT C Roadster is the automotive equivalent of Led Zeppelin. Blip the throttle and you’ll swear you hear Whole Lotta Love blasting through tailpipes the size of storm drains. Accelerating from standstill is a rather explosive affair in a car that can hit 60 in a neck-straining 3.7 seconds. The thunder of that big 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8…

Old School Magic: 2017 Audi A8L 3.0T

There’s an all-new A8 on the way, but it’ll be hard to beat the current version of this high-luxe limo.

It’s no secret that Audi will be pulling the silk off an all-new A8 flagship next month. Word has it that not only will the car have a polarizing, love-it-or-hate-it new design, but it’ll pack more computing power than a Google server farm, allowing it to move one step closer to fully automated driving. One of its multitude of ground-breaking…