Europeans of the 16th and 17th centuries prized amber as much for its oddity as for its beauty: Although it was found on the shores of the
The Hatteras 77 Convertible, which will debut in October at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, would be a poor choice to replace
Air show pilot Michael Goulian has flown upside down thousands of times. This will be my first.
In the very beginning, in the 1880s, while working independently and in separate workshops near Stuttgart, Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler
Building on the legacy of a turn-of-the-19th-century watchmaker may seem limiting for a manufacturer during an era when modernism and tech
Jérôme Lambert, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 37-year-old CEO, understands that it will take more than his pet slogan “sky’s the limit” to change the
The 30-mile stretch between the firths of Forth and Tay in eastern Scotland is hallowed ground for golfers.
I first saw the Dalat Palace Golf Club in 1994, when my newlywed Vietnamese wife and I cycled past a long string of peasants in conical ha
The Sturdy Stone Mansion that serves Manfred Prüm’s family as both their home and the headquarters for their J. J.
The rumble of construction equipment shatters the serenity of the rolling Tuscan hills at Castiglion del Bosco, a private resort club on n
With the advent of the R10, the turbo-diesel-powered prototype that is dominating the international Le Mans circuits, Audi’s R8 racecar re
In 1949, a fellow named Molt Taylor, working in Longview, Wash., built a flying car.
On October 14, 1947, when an Air Force captain named Chuck Yeager flew a rocket-propelled Bell XS-1 plane faster than Mach 1 (about 760 mp
Subtle is not the adjective that will jump to the tongue when Oceanco introduces its 702 superyacht next summer.
During the last decade, the top two commercial aircraft manufacturers also have dominated the market for the largest corporate jets: Boein
The second Rolls-Royce model line to be built at the new Goodwood, England, factory will be a slightly modified version of the 100EX Cente
The sleepy village of Monticello in New York, where life moves decidedly more slowly than it does 100 miles to the south in Manhattan, wil
A diamond usually is coveted for its brilliant sparkle, the result of light reflecting off the dozens of precisely positioned facets that
Amanresorts was among the first luxury brands to establish accommodations on Turks and Caicos, the British West Indies islands on the Baha
Even among the fortune-plagued Olympians, Bacchus was an unlucky god.
Audemars Piguet initially delved into automotive-themed watches last year with the highly coveted, limited-edition Royal Oak Offshore Juan
Next July, Ducati will introduce its ultimate street-legal offering: a true replica of the Desmosedici GP6 that is competing in the 2006 M
A newly formed racing organization flies in the face of the belief that sports are not rocket science.
This latest two-car clique, this high-powered upgrading of a recently refreshed coupe and a gently elegant roadster, may be recorded as En
Renaissance artists frequently were called upon to conjure up images of creatures that they had never observed.
When the Tesla Roadster goes into production less than a year from now, it will come with a Lotus chassis, a $100,000 price tag, and a zer
The walls of Gruhn Guitars, George Gruhn’s shop in Nashville, Tenn., are lined with vintage electric, acoustic, and steel guitars, as well
No sound of wheels or hoof-beat breaksThe silence of the summer day, As by the loveliest of all lakes