Moto Sumisura BMW R80GS, the Second Coming

There definitely is something magic about the old BMWs, as these bikes often turn into breathtaking pieces of modern engineering art, in the shape of head-turning custom rides which look tenfold better than any modern-day Beemer. This ’81 R80GS is yet another magic machine, proudly bearing the signature of Moto Sumisura, one of Milan‘s top-drawer … [Read more…]

Aston Martin Vantage N430 Coupe (2014) CAR review

The ‘N’ stands for Nurburgring, and the 430 for the power output. The Aston Martin Vantage N430 signifies the next top-level version of the V8-powered coupe and Volante, taking over from the N420 and before that, N400 series of Nurburgring-inspired models. Read on for our full Aston Martin Vantage N430 review. Why does Aston name its Vantage N430 after a … [Read more…]

2014 Honda Odyssey

In retrospect, it was crystal clear. When Honda released an image of the Odyssey Logo created entirely from Cheerios to tease the debut of this refreshed 2014 model, every single family man in the office should have made the obvious connection. Curiously, it was one of young bucks in the office that realized what Honda … [Read more…]

Changing the Course of Car Style: 1941 Chrysler Newport

Walter Chrysler was a visionary. In a time of boring, bulky vehicles (the 1920s and 30s), he envisioned sleek new automobiles that would test the limits of existing technology, giving drivers a level of performance and sophistication they never knew could exist. Unfortunately, people tend to resist change, even when it’s beneficial. This led to … [Read more…]

2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop 4 Door Unveiled

Mini took the wraps off a four-door variant of the Cooper Hardtop this week. Mini says its new model “combines the legendary go-kart handling that MINI customers love with newly added utility in the form of two new added doors.” The Mini Cooper Hardtop 4 door will cost $20,950 before destination and delivery charges, which … [Read more…]

2015 Ford Mustang Priced from $24,425

If you’re a fan of Ford’s redesigned 2015 Mustang, you’ll be able to drive off with one of your own for $24,425 (including $825 for destination) when it hits showrooms this fall. That base price gets you into a fastback (coupe) model that is powered by a 3.7-liter V6. Compared with the base 2014 Mustang, … [Read more…]

The Harley-Davidson LiveWire is the all-electric anti-hog

Imagine a Vincent Black Shadow that doesn’t try to kill you, a Moto-Guzzi that starts reliably and doesn’t leak oil, a Harley-Davidson sans thumping V-twin, sans assertive exhaust note, sans internal combustion itself — a Harley-Davidson powered by electricity. It sounds like a ludicrous idea. Heck, it probably is a ludicrous idea. But Harley’s doing … [Read more…]