Test-driving the 2010 Ford Shelby GT500

Despite torrential rain over most of the test, the Shelby GT 500 proved itself a ferocious, great-looking machine. Any ride’s a sweet ride when it’s a warm, dry summer day and the open road ahead is traffic-free. My 2010 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 test, however, took place on a relentlessly soggy 3-day weekend, during which […]

Rolls-Royce unveils the Arcadia Droptail: A Coachbuild commission

The Arcadia Droptail emerges as Rolls-Royce’s third Coachbuild Droptail commission, a series renowned for its exclusivity and the unparalleled opportunity it offers clients to embed their personal narratives and aesthetic preferences into their vehicles. The Arcadia Droptail in particular, draws its inspiration from the idyllic concept of Arcadia, often referred to as ‘Heaven on Earth,’ […]

Two hours with a 2012 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse

It was only a two-hour test, and it was lightly raining. But I got a glimpse of greatness. First, there is a belch of turbo(s) from the Vitesse exhaust that happens each time you accelerate and ease off the pedal, like the sound of a very large, dangerous creature exhaling a large volume of air. […]

Michael Jordan’s 1991 BMW 850i is up for auction

One of the most iconic BMWs of the 1990s, formerly owned and driven by basketball superstar Michael Jordan, has popped up on the auction site Bring A Trailer.  Even better, Michael Jordan’s sleek and spotless beemer, also known as an “E31,” only shows a tick over 30,000 miles on the clock after 33 years. Following the […]