Bentley, Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, Maybach, Lotus, Lamborghini and more compete for the title.
Since 1967, when he introduced his Polo label with a series of handmade ties, Ralph Lauren has been demonstrating his penchant for preppy
The item pictured here—a miniature model of a 19th-century brush-making machine that could produce tools as small as paintbrushes and as lar
William Secord can tell immediately whether a person likes dogs by how he or she reacts to the notion of dog paintings.
It was mating season in Oberstdorf, the brightly frescoed village in the south of Bavaria, and all over town the young folks were pulling
The simple pleasures of Bavarian folk revels are a world apart from the elaborate displays that greet the hiker farther along Maximilian’s
Residenz Heinz Winkler
‘‘If popularity were a true measure of worth,” a reporter for the New York Daily News wrote just prior to a 2005 auction featuring
A year before retiring, Gloria and Randal Baker purchased a pair of one-eighth fractional shares at the Hearthstone Private Residence Club i
The poker game’s participants, all men from New York, include a Broadway producer, a former assistant attorney general turned novelist, a
The story of Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, one of Italy’s most prestigious wine estates, located in the seaside region of Bolgheri, offers more twi
To his surprise, chef Walter Scheib III does more talking than cooking these days.
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During the final year of the 1970s, much occurred that, through the clear lens of hindsight, we are apt to regard with a mix of embarrassmen
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Las Vegas may or may not be an ironically named city, for in Spanish, vegas means “fertile valley.” However, 5 Vegas is without que
When presented with a visually arresting landscape for a golf course, some designers respond with a byzantine layout that is more frustrat
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Those inclined to plummet more than 40 stories in less than a minute can attend classes in March at the new Stephan Bosch Bobsled
At the sale of actress Ellen Barkin’s jewelry collection last October at Christie’s in New York, the overflow crowd in the auction room ba
While viewing the early renderings for Jean Dunand’s latest timepiece, Thierry Oulevay, the brand’s president, took note of the futuristic d
In 1682, Louis XIV—wishing to lock his fractious nobles in a golden cage where he could keep an eye on them—established the French center of
Although Michael Bastian was only 19 years old when Perry Ellis presented his final collection in 1986, the New York teen already was an a
As a prototype convertible made the rounds from one Bentley showroom to another last summer, Robb Report senior correspondent Pau
Visiting Napa Valley’s Meadowood resort, touring the prominent local wineries, and driving 13 of the finest new automobiles sound like enjoy
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The small engines that brothers Adriano and Marcello Ducati of Bologna, Italy, attached to bicycles in the 1940s produced short bursts of
The first Porsche 911 Turbo hit the streets more than 30 years ago, and depending on one’s perspective, the latest, greatest, sixth-genera
By all the rules of engagement, by every measure of appreciation that automobilists have for their monuments, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 shou
Conventional wisdom says that while a Rolls-Royce fairly screams money and status, a Maybach, a less recognizable marque, is more likely t
Audi’s new version of the S8 exceeded the expectations of many participants in this year’s event.
Fresh from Bavaria, the latest M Series coupe follows the M5 sedan’s 2006 Car of the Year showing with identical results: a tie for the se
It was a majestic, if meandering, beginning, an elegant yet extended passage.
Anglo-American litterateur T.S.
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The complete Lotus motorist is a 5-foot-tall gymnast who wears size 8 driving shoes, sleeps innocently, drinks lightly, eats all his veggi
Jeff Baltonwas a guest of Citigroup, a sponsor of the event.
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Some see Jaguar’s latest as a lovely luxury grand tourer that is to the British manner born, with all of its breeding and provenance firml
By any standard, the 198-foot Blue Moon, the fourth Feadship owned by Chicago industrialist Richard Duchossois, is an extravagant
August Henningsen, the CEO of Lufthansa Technik, remembers the 2000 Olympics well.
Private helicopter/airplane hybrids are winging our way.
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it," writes Oscar Wilde in his pref