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5 WAYS THE JAW-DROPPING LEXUS LC500 IS TAKING THE FIGHT TO THE GERMANS

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I could have sworn someone at Lexus had made a huge mistake. The Japanese automaker invited me to Hawaii of all places to experience the company’s new flagship sports car, the LC500. In the days leading up to the event I was fortunate enough to tour around the Big Island in …

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JAGUAR CLASSIC TO LAUNCH E-TYPE REBORN AT TECHNO-CLASSICA ESSEN SHOW

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First Reborn initiative for Jaguar Classic builds on successful Land Rover Classic programmes for Series I and Range Rover   Jaguar Classic is offering an initial batch of 10 comprehensively restored Series 1 E-types for sale direct from its purpose-built facility in Coventry   First E-type Reborn, a 1965 Series …

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A CREEPY ITALIAN GANG TRIED TO KIDNAP ENZO FERRARI’S CORPSE AND HOLD IT FOR RANSOM

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Italian authorities have broken up a plot by thieves to steal the body of Enzo Ferrari, the founder and patriarch of the eponymous sports car purveyor. According to Reuters news service, police in in Nuoro, on the island of Sardinia, announced in a news conference that they suspected that a gang …

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HONDA’S REBEL + AVIATOR NATION MOTORCYCLE IS DRIPPING WITH RETRO CALIFORNIA COOL

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Honda’s Rebel mini-cruiser has been a staple starter bike for decades, but all those years of introducing riders to the sport have earned the little Honda more disdain than appreciation. So it’s actually big news that Honda has introduced all-new Rebels in 300 cc and 500 cc forms for 2017, …

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON’S AMPED UP STREET ROD 750 IS BUILT FOR SPEED

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Harley-Davidson motorcycles might conjure images of relaxed cruising machines now, but the company’s roots are in hell-raising hot-rod bikes like the Sportster, and Harley is aiming to recapture some of that spirit with the new Street Rod, a bike it declares is the most nimble ride in their lineup. This performance …

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MERCEDES GOES ALL IN WITH THIS 621-HP OPEN-TOP MAYBACH G-WAGEN

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Russian spies may be good for something after all, because Automail.ruapparently disregarded the embargo on the media introduction of the new Mercedes-Maybach G65 4×4² Landaulet in South Africa, posting photos and video of the new luxury barge on Instagram. The opulently appointed former military truck features the 621-horsepower 6.0-liter Mercedes V12 engine …

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WE’RE COMPLETELY OBSESSED WITH THIS CLASSIC RESTOMOD BRONCO

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2020 can’t come soon enough for fans of cool Ford Broncos, when Ford’s revived version of the 4×4 hits showrooms. Traditionalists who won’t be satisfied by any new wannabe Bronco don’t have to wait, however, thanks to Gateway Bronco in St. Louis, which offers better-than-new upgraded 1966-’77 Broncos built to …

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DUCATI’S DEMONICALLY COOL NEW SUPERBIKE IS HELL ON WHEELS

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Ducati partnered with Diesel jeans to design a limited production edition of the Diavel power cruiser that the companies say was “inspired by a hyperkinetic dynamism of a post­apocalyptic, retro­futuristic world.” They showed off the badass ride at Milan Men’s Fashion Week, where attendees could soak up details like the …

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THE BAC MONO IS THE COMPACT SUPERCAR YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED

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English compact supercar maker BAC’s Mono has triumphed over the race-prepped McLaren P1 GTR in a lap of the Anglesey Coastal Circuit race track, where it topped the racing slick-equipped McLaren by a full second, even while driving on street tires. The shootout was conducted by Evo magazine‘s Richard Meaden, and the …

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Monster Energy tears up Greece

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The 2016 Gymkhana Grid, hosted by Monster Energy, was set to take place in Marathon Greece- the most remote, most random piece of tarmac the mind can imagine. Two busloads full of journalists and press from around the world were shuttled to the location on a brisk and fresh cloudy …

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