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2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider - Unfiltered driving at its best
The Alfa Romeo brand has a romantic history, made more so by being unavailable in the U.S. for 20 years. Even so, it hasn’t attracted crowds of buyers since it was reintroduced, which Forbes contributor Sam Abuelhamid thinks is unfortunate. He especially likes the...  more
Scorching around in Morgan’s punchy new electric three-wheeler
It’s sure to be the only one on your block, if not in your city: an electric Morgan three-wheel car. Not something you see every day, especially the limited edition created for London's Selfridge's department store to highlight “British craftsmanship and...  more
2017 Porsche Panamera first drive: The brand’s best sedan yet
A new car model may mean a few cosmetic changes and a new feature or two, or it may be a significant redesign. For the Porsche Panamera, the 2017 models qualify as redesigns, with changes inside and out. Bloomberg car editor Hannah Elliott calls it a home run, based...  more
Get the thrill of driving a 1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe without the upkeep hassle
How sweet it would be to own and drive a classic race  car, one that you may have fallen in love with and never quite got over. Sweet, perhaps, but with many vintage cars maintenance and upkeep can take away a lot of the joy of ownership. Not so with the modern...  more
The Rolls-Royce Dawn
“Convertible” and “Rolls-Royce” were never found in close proximity in the same sentence until this year, when the Dawn was added to the British carmaker’s lineup. Based on Benjamin Reeves’ review for Worth magazine, fans of Rolls-Royce may wonder why it took so long....  more
Classic cars reborn
For most collectors, authenticity is paramount. If a piece has to be restored, the scope of the restoration must be spelled out, and value is almost always affected. Yet not everyone is so focused. For a fan, particularly for a fan of classic cars, sometimes it is...  more
What is a Genesis? I tested the 2017 G90 from Hyundai’s luxury brand
The Genesis is here, as TV viewers may have noticed. For others, the new brand is Hyundai’s high-end offering, something like the Toyota Lexus and Honda Acura. And seriously, it is comparable, Hannah Elliott says. Elliott, who is Bloomberg Pursuits’ car editor,...  more
The new Karma Revero is not just a Tesla wannabe
“Déjà vu happens often in the car world, especially when old names rise again as ‘new’ models and brands,” Bloomerg car editor Hannah Elliott observes, and the recent unveiling of Karma Automotive's 2017 Karma Revero is the latest deja vu moment. The reason being that...  more
The best superyacht builders in the world
“If you thought all the best superyacht builders in the world came from Italy or France,” Jody Chapman says, “think again.” Chapman, who is a designer and the managing director of 77 Design, a superyacht and transport design studio based in Singapore, writes regularly...  more
First Drive: The 2017 Ferrari California T HS feels like lightning
When Hannah Elliott drove the 2015 Ferrari California T around New York, she was suitably impressed that Ferrari had come up with a car that could be driven every day. It looked good, drove well, and was fast. Could it be improved? She didn’t think so. Then she got...  more
Superyachts that defy expectations
Some yacht owners look for comfort and luxury, and are less interested in speed. That was the trend in recent years, as the industry catered to “new owners with no background in yachting and whose standards of luxury had been acquired from grand hotels,” Alan Harper...  more
Luxury driverless cars: An ethical dilemma
The future of driving takes the steering wheel away from humans and gives it to a computer. Though the market for these systems is unknown, car companies are testing the concept. At the luxury level, Rolls-Royce recently unveiled its Vision Next 100, with an estimated...  more
<em>Magnum P.I.</em>-era Ferraris are red-hot on the classic car market
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to buy a Ferrari, consider this: As an investment, most Ferraris have delivered satisfying returns. Now, a new batch of vintage Ferraris are attracting the next generation of collectors, so it might be a good time to snap one up....  more
Bentley and Rolls-Royce defy expectation
Two new car models wouldn’t deserve much notice, unless one was “an all-round impressive automobile” and the other was “quite simply, the quietest convertible ever made.” That Bentley and Rolls-Royce were the manufacturers added to car aficionados’ interest. This is...  more
Meet the Lambo Huracán's more polite sibling, the 2017 Audi R8
A toned-down supercar might not be for every driver, but the 2017 Audi R8 delivers speed, power, and a satisfying roar while looking fairly sedate. Bloomberg car editor Hannah Elliott calls the R8 “the nuanced choice in a group of supercars that includes the McLaren...  more
The latest trend in superyachts is renting, not buying
Whether to rent or own is the perpetual conundrum when it comes to yachts, which require ongoing maintenance to keep them seaworthy. In recent years, chartering a boat has become more popular and a just-released report found charters were up 21 percent in 2015 over...  more
Testing Audi’s new R8 supercar on the track at Daytona
Taking the Audi R8 out on the Daytona International Speedway track let Bloomberg car editor Hannah Elliott check off an entry on her bucket list: setting a personal speed record of 183 miles per hour. How it drives on city streets is another story. Elliott says the...  more
Thinking of buying a limited edition supercar?
“Let the buyer beware” applies to all sorts of shoppers, even those in the market for supercars. In the excitement of acquiring the car of your dreams, glossing over the fine print can prove costly. In this article for Spear’s magazine, Nigel Adams tells of a case of a...  more
The Lamborghini Huracán Spyder is the convertible of your dreams
There are cars that are perfectly fine for what they do—and then there are supercars, for those lucky few. Convertible supercars occupy an even more rarified level, of which the latest entrant is the Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 Spyder. The Huracán coupe came out last...  more
Bugatti Chiron is a monster to attack land speed record
Hard on the heels of Bugatti’s Veyron comes the Chiron, which has supercar aficionados lining up for a chance to drive it. So anticipated is the car that one-third of the 500-unit run are already reserved before the official launch in fall 2016. Bloomberg car editor...  more
Iso Grifo
The Iso Grifo sports car, a child of the swinging sixties, is a rarity, like the griffin that gave car its name. Fewer than 415 were made during the nine years it was produced, a good number of which were sold in Germany and the U.S. Overshadowed by better-known...  more
Lexus revs up sports coupe to burnish performance image
A new Lexus is set to join the carmaker’s 2017 lineup, and industry say it is just what the company needs. It will be the “highest-performance model since the LFA supercar,” Bloomberg car editor Hannah Elliott says in this report from the North American International...  more
Buying versus restoring a yacht
While there will always be people who want to build a superyacht with all the bells, whistles, and helipads included, a growing number of boatyard customers are looking for a fine old yacht to restore. Pre-war yachts are scarce, but 10- to 30-year-old yachts are...  more
NetJets’ latest wings
The famous quote about a private railroad car, that it is “not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately,” certainly applies to a private jet.  Even if you own a fractional share, rather than the jet itself, you reap the benefits. Take Bill Johnson, former...  more
Drift like James Bond at the Aston Martin Winter Driving School
Aston Martin on Ice sounds like the name of a cocktail tie-in with the latest James Bond movie, Spectre, but it is rather more fun. It is still highly exclusive, though. Just 24 fans get to take part in the “weekend-long program run by the brand each February, in...  more
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