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  • ’17 MERCEDES-BENZ SL63 AMG: SUNSHINE SUPERCAR!

    ’17 MERCEDES-BENZ SL63 AMG: SUNSHINE SUPERCAR!

    The iconic SL is no longer the superstar of the Mercedes lineup. But after driving the mighty 577-horsepower SL63 AMG, Road Test Editor Howard Walker blogs: convertibles don’t come better than this. Shed a tear for the poor, magnificent Mercedes-Benz SL. Once the undisputed top-dog of the open-top Mercedes lineup, these days it’s over-shadowed by […]
  • 2018 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS: FERRARI DAYTONA!

    2018 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS: FERRARI DAYTONA!

    It’s been a half-century since Pininfarina created the timeless shape of the Ferrari 365 GTB/4. On March 11, 2018 that happy anniversary will be celebrated at the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance with a special class of the rare and significant Ferrari 365 GTB/4 “Daytona”. It was revenge, not Ferrari that gave the 365 […]
  • ‘18 JAGUAR F-TYPE 400 SPORT: LESS IS MORE!

    ‘18 JAGUAR F-TYPE 400 SPORT: LESS IS MORE!

    Even with a V-6, it’s a sleek, powerful and agile update of the sexiest cat around, blogs Dan Scanlan. Power corrupts, the old adage claims. So you would think the latest special edition of Jaguar’s F-Type, called the 400 Sport, would be a supercharged V-8 version of the first-gen cat released in 2013 as  homage […]
  • LT5 CORVETTE: ZR1 CONVERTIBLE!

    LT5 CORVETTE: ZR1 CONVERTIBLE!

    A look back at the highly sophisticated, yet underdeveloped, DOHC Corvette, and the one-off convertible Michael Beal had to have. Chevrolet didn’t make a C4 four-cam ZR1 Roadster, but Metalcrafters of California is credited with a singular build. And, Michael Beal is still enjoying this unique high-performance Corvette! For most Corvette fans, there was “that […]
  • ’19 CORVETTE ZR1: IT’S GOOD TO BE KING!

    ’19 CORVETTE ZR1: IT’S GOOD TO BE KING!

    America’s sports car morphs into a contender for international Supercar honors. In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, today, Chevrolet introduced the ‘19 Corvette ZR1, a supercar that boosts Corvette’s performance heritage with the highest power, greatest track performance and most advanced technology in its production history. “I’ve never driven a Corvette like this before, and nobody […]
  • OPTION Z28: CHEVY BUILDS A BOY RACER!

    OPTION Z28: CHEVY BUILDS A BOY RACER!

    This is the first Z28 produced and one of the first 16 Z28 Camaros that Chevrolet built specifically to beat Mustangs in Trans-Am road racing. It was Vince Piggins, Chevrolet Product Promotions Manager and keeper of its revolving “backdoor”, who conceived the Z28 Camaro to battle Mustang on the Trans-Am circuit. Once approved by Pete […]
  • ELECTRIC GT CHAMPIONSHIP: PLUG-IN & PLAY!

    ELECTRIC GT CHAMPIONSHIP: PLUG-IN & PLAY!

    Stephen Cox blogs about the new EGT Championship Series and its ‘Day Of Light’ on November 18th. As racers and motorsports enthusiasts, most of us like to keep our ears to the ground about what’s happening in our sport. Who could have predicted the explosion of $500 “crapcan” endurance racing, the declining attendance in NASCAR […]
  • ‘18 LEXUS LC500: SILVER DREAM MACHINE!

    ‘18 LEXUS LC500: SILVER DREAM MACHINE!

    Lexus delivers a flagship two-door luxury super coupe that’s guaranteed to stir your soul, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. For the select few of us who still crave the automotive dinosaur that’s the big-engined GT Coupe, the new Lexus LC500 is one glorious nostalgia trip. See it in the metal and it’s simply beyond […]
  • THUNDERZONE UK: ‘YANK TANKS’ AT SILVERSTONE!

    THUNDERZONE UK: ‘YANK TANKS’ AT SILVERSTONE!

    The rumble of V8 thunder is returning to the nostalgia-fueled 2018 Silverstone Classic next July. Sixties Musclecars will once again reverberate around the home of the British Grand Prix. The fearsome Trans-Atlantic Touring Car Trophy grid never fails to deliver both shock and awe as full 50+ car grids bristling with mighty Mustangs, Galaxies and […]
  • MUSCLECAR LEGEND: JOE OLDHAM, RIP!

    MUSCLECAR LEGEND: JOE OLDHAM, RIP!

    Joe Oldham, who turned smoky burnouts into an art form, has passed away. He was known for sometimes acerbic and always tell-it-like-it-is approach to evaluating high-performance cars during the golden era of Musclecars. Joe Oldham testing a 429/370 CJ/R  Mustang at E-Town, Hi-Performance CARS, April 1971 The enthusiast car hobby (and I) lost a great […]