These 2017 cars are the most likely to become valuable in the future
Among collectibles, cars have been consistently among the top classes showing growing value. That growth has slowed after several years of significant gains, but there is still a case to be made for cars as potentially profitable investments. But which cars have what...  more
Bentley’s first-ever electric concept car is a luxury fever dream
After 87 years, the Geneva International Motor Show is well-established as a showcase for all the latest models, most of which are announced well in advance. Bentley took a different approach this year, surprising attendees with an electric concept car on opening day...  more
Superyachts partner up to fight ocean plastic
It is a frightening statistic: By 2050, the bits of plastic floating in the world’s oceans could outweigh the fish, if trends continue. Thankfully, many people have organized to reverse the trend, among whom are yacht builders and owners. “Ever since David de...  more
Six things to love about Mercedes’ latest ‘coupe’ SUV
“The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 4Matic Coupe is full of surprises—items beyond the fact that even though it’s called a coupe, it’s not a traditional two-door car," Bloomberg car editor Hannah Elliott says. “The GLC300 4Matic is labeled ‘coupe’ to connote its low...  more
How to avoid the potholes of classic car ownership
Every buyer of a previously owned car knows enough to do at least some due diligence before handing over the money. It could be having someone more knowledgeable about cars look it over or taking it to a mechanic for an inspection. With a collectable car, that due...  more
Are supercars ever a good investment?
A new car is an expensive indulgence when you consider that it loses value as soon as it leaves the dealer. Sportscars and supercars are another matter--sometimes. There is no automatic exemption from the rule of depreciation, as Mei Anne Foo explains in this article...  more
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
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
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
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
Riding below the waves: the rise of personal submersibles
With space travel still out of the reach of civilians, more adventurers are looking at underwater options. It helps to have a yacht but a fully equipped resort can be another way to spend time beneath the waves. “Sink or swim, private submersibles are already the next...  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
So you bought a collectable car. Here’s how to get it home.
The lucky high bidder at a car auction may feel just a little less lucky when the time comes to get that treasure home. It looked great when it was on display, but getting the car to its new home can be a tricky business. Hannah Elliott has done the research and...  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
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
The 2016 Bentley Mulsanne Speed is like driving a cloud
It could be profound admiration when a car editor sums up the Bentley Mulsanne as being “the type of car you buy when you often must write, take calls, or otherwise work while you are being driven to your summer home, when you have frequent black-tie affairs, or when...  more
Shadow yachts
“Shadow yachts” are the latest entry in the “What Won’t They Think of Next?” category. They are the newest thing, according to How To Spend It writer Alan Harper, and answer a specific, if not exactly widespread, need. “When your superyacht is too small, you are no...  more
Report from the Singapore Yacht Show
The recent Singapore Yacht Show assembled 70 exhibitors and showcased 20 superyachts. CNBC Inside Wealth reports on the show and chooses the most interesting, unusual, and beautiful of the new models. “Despite daily heavy downpours, Asia's largest boat show...  more
Rolls-Royce Wraith: Drive It Like You Own the Place
For a car with understated elegance and a whisper-quiet ride, a Rolls-Royce is arguably unsurpassed. The new Wraith continues that tradition, as Wall Street Journal writer Dan Neil confirmed on a test drive in the English countryside. “The powertrain is as isolated...  more
Bespoke Rebirth: Touring Coachbuilt Bentley Flying Star
“For the first half of the 20th century, wealthy car buyers were afforded choice beyond the manufacturer’s options lists,” Alex Cox says about custom car creator Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera (CTS). “Rather than just selecting paint colour, audio options and a...  more
When $50 Million Is Too Low for a Vintage Ferrari
It’s easy to keep track of how well the stock market is doing, but the Ferrari Index is less widely reported. And as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index have risen over the past few years, the Ferrari Index of most in-demand classic Ferrari models...  more