| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Andrew Paolini has motor oil in his veins.
It's not surprising, considering that the president of Beverly Hills Motorsport in Costa Mesa grew up in Ann Arbor, Mich., down the street from Bob Lutz, the former vice president of General Motors who often...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A million-dollar Ford built in Southern California. A concept convertible from Dutch brand Spyker. A wild -- even by Italian standards -- Lamborghini. These were some of the highlights from Friday's Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, Calif.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
One hundred and twenty years ago this summer — in 1893 — Rudolf Diesel fired up a single-cylinder engine attached to a flywheel. The contraption was fueled by peanut oil.
He must have been relieved as the engine sputtered to life because...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
NEW YORK -- Porsche Design shifted things into high gear this time around, forgoing the static presentation of the last several seasons and staging a full-blown runway format to showcase its men's and women's spring and summer 2014 collection.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Three million miles is six round-trips between the Earth and the moon. Or, for the more local travelers, it’s 537 schleps from Los Angeles to New York City and back.
It’s also the distance 74-year-old Irv Gordon has driven -- in a single...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has yet to put a single tire into dealer showrooms, but already the tuner market is drooling over the possibilities the seventh-generation icon presents.
One such company is Hennessey Performance. This Texas-...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 11:17 PM
If there is irony to be found in genuflecting at the chrome hubcap of the automobile at a time of year when the weather could not be more hospitable to the idea of walking (with its added payoff of contributing to a more healthful lifestyle, like we...
| Jan 14, 2014
They are not James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 — but they're cut from the same cloth.
A shipment of furnishings from the Aston Martin Interiors collection is anticipated to arrive at a South Florida showroom early February, turning...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is America's annual celebration of the automobile. Manufacturers from all over the world display their latest products to the public, reveal new ones to the media, and show off concept cars to spark...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The L.A. Auto Show, which opens to the public Friday, raises the curtain today on dozens of new models — new BMWs, a new Jaguar coupe, new Chevy pickups.
Today, our reporters will be tracking the latest auto show news and most exciting debuts....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Names like Porsche, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Lincoln bring to mind flashy cars with formidable pedigrees and even more formidable price tags.
But for the first time, all these storied luxury brands are focused on — of all things — compact...