Four Things You Need To Know About Volvo Today

I spent a gorgeous few days in Vail and the surrounding mountain area to get a peek at the new Volvo V90 Cross Country. It was a gorgeous day and a really breathtaking car. Check out the inside scoop I got from top execs on the future of the company and the beloved wagon, over…

The Coolest Cars at the Concorso Italiano in Pebble Beach

To the northeast of the city of Monterey is the Black Horse Golf Club. Here, on the Saturday before the uber-rare cars take to the 18th Hole of Pebble Beach, owners and fans gather in the presence of some of the most beautiful Italian-designed cars in the world. Instead of the “usual” Ferrari and Lamborghini…

A Visit with Some Ultra-Rare McLaren Race Cars at Pebble Beach

What started out as a race for historic cars and a small meet-up for collector cars has blossomed into a full-on supercar festival. McLaren, the newest player in the supercar world, is here to show off something new on the concept lawn on Sunday. Ahead of that unveiling, McLaren is continuing to drive home its…

Fun with Physics in the Lamborghini’s Advanced Composite Laboratory

A young man wearing a black lab coat with “Prototipi” on the back and a raging bull over the heart is enthusiastically talking about the history of carbon fiber. Behind him a machine flexes a honeycomb panel almost 4 inches before the panel cracks like a gunshot, fracturing but not quite breaking in half. My…

First Drive: Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe

  The hipsters are dead. Long live the hipsters … or the yuccies. Or whatever you want to call them. Portland, Maine, is a city that’s grown more in the past 10 years than it has in the last 50. Though still peppered with lobstermen spewing salty language who ply their trade in Casco Bay,…