Ian Clark

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Martis Camp 506 / Blaze Makoid Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Martis Camp is a 2,200 acre multigenerational ski and golf club located between historic Truckee, …

Food & Dining

Guy Crashes McLaren 650S Into A Tree Ten Minutes After Buying It

It takes a special sort of person to drive a McLaren 650S. As a supercar capable of hitting 100 mph in under six seconds, they won’t even sell you …

New Mustang Outsells Porsche 911 In Germany? Really?

It sounds rather improbable that the new Ford Mustang could actually notch monthly sales that topped the sports car segment in Germany, the global epicenter of sports car savvy, refinement and chauvinism.<p>That’s what happened in March, with 780 units for Mustang versus 752 for the venerable 911. Oh, …

Sports Cars

This 900 PS Ferrari 488 GTB Looks Surprisingly Tamed

Ferrari opened new doors with its twin-turbocharged 488GTB model, especially on the tuner front. <br>That’s because unlike its previous …

Mercedes-Benz now offers a classic car travel program

Which SL is best SL?<p>A driving holiday is one of the best ways to experience great countryside sights, but a breathtaking coastal road isn't at its best if you're saddled with a rental econobox. Mercedes-Benz now offers a "Classic Car Travel" program, which puts you behind the wheel of a classic SL …

Classic Cars

Why Buy Three Private Islands When You Can Buy This Used Bugatti Veyron?

We’ve all experienced this dilemma—your company goes public and your minority stake is now worth major bucks. You’ve been eyeing this used Bugatti …

Ferrari's First Mid-Engine 12-Cylinder Is an Underappreciated Masterpiece

The 365 GT4 BB is the Ferrari you didn't know you wanted.<p>Technically, this is the first mid-engine Ferrari road car ever, as the beloved 246GT was badged as a Dino, not a Ferrari. This, the 365 GT4 Berlinetta Boxer, was Ferrari's answer to the Lamborghini Miura, but it's been lost to history …

Mercedes Close To Greenlighting New Mid-Engined Supercar

Mercedes is considering the addition of a second stand-alone AMG model to sit above the GT coupe in their range. <br>“My personal thinking is that we are …

“The Mother Art is Architecture”: 10 Tenacious Quotes by Frank Lloyd Wright

<i>Updated by Paul Keskeys, June 8th, 2017</i><p>Today marks the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth, and with it comes an opportunity to reflect on the extraordinary impact of arguably America’s greatest architect.<p>In his lifetime, Wright built hundreds of structures, wrote nearly two-dozen books …

Citylife Apartments / Zaha Hadid Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The skyline of Zaha Hadid’s CityLifeMilano housing complex is defined and characterized by a sinuous …

Architecture

The World's Only Amphibious "Lamborghini Countach" Is for Sale on eBay

At just under $27,000, it's way cheaper than buying a real Countach and a boat.<p>Most Lamborghini Countachs on the market demand outrageous amounts of money. Most Lamborghinis, it must also be said, are not very good seafaring vehicles.<p>This makes the world's only <i>amphibious</i> Lamborghini Countach* a …

Porsche Classic Restored This Le Mans-Winning 911 2.5 S/T From a Pile of Scrap

Once a class winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, this car was nearly unrecognizable when it was discovered two years ago.<p>For cars of significant historical importance, there's no such thing as "totaled." With money and time anything can be brought back from the brink, like this stunning 1972 911 2.5 …

London could be getting a wooden skyscraper

London's skyline could soon feature a timber skyscraper, as plans for an 80 storey high timber building are presented to mayor Boris Johnson.<p>A team …

1965 Chevrolet Corvette C2

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Chevrolet<p>1965 was the third year of production for the C2 Chevrolet Corvette, and it was also the year that …

They expected a Prius; they got Batman in a Lamborghini Aventador instead

Ok, we admit, this isn’t a true motorsports story, per se.<p>But when you combine a jet black Lamborghini Aventador and Batman, well, the possibilities …

Caterham Uses Bicycle Construction Tech in Newest Chassis Design

New chassis is first automotive application of butted tubing<p>Caterham Cars has teamed up with Reynolds Technology, a bicycle tube-maker; and Simpact Engineering, a Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) consultancy, to produce a new automotive chassis that is said to be 10 percent lighter than the already …

Here's How Badly an F1 Car Beats a Superbike Around a Racetrack

A racing motorcycle is no match for a modern F1 car.<p>Everyone knows a modern Formula 1 car is fast, but it's hard to understand just how badly it beats everything else on wheels. We generally see F1 cars racing against other F1 cars, so this video of David Coulthard racing a 2012 Red Bull RB8 …

This Gorgeous Ferrari F40 Snow Rally Video Is What Dreams Are Made Of 

Is there anything cooler than Luke Huxham’s latest movie involving a Ferrari F40 with rally lights, a ski slope and some instant noodles by the …

How We'd Spec It: The 2017 Acura NSX Best Equipped for the Supercar Hustle

Starting at a gee-that’s-almost-attainable $157,800, Acura’s resurrected NSX sports car toes a narrow pricing line between high-performance Porsche 911 variants and established supercars such as the McLaren 650S, Ferrari 488GTB, and the Lamborghini Huracán. We have yet to line up the NSX for a …

Automotive Design

Ferrari 488 GTB among the best car designs of 2016

Kia Optima and McLaren 570S also get top honors<p>Can't decide whether the Ferrari 488 GTB looks better than the 458 Italia it replaces? A design jury has make up its mind. The 2016 Red Dot design awards are being announced today, and Maranello's latest eight-cylinder, mid-engined supercar won top …

This Video Gives You a Complete Tour of Paris in Just Two Minutes

If you’re dreaming of a trip to Paris but can’t quite make it there now, this video should tide you over. Filmmaker Tyler Fairbank of Light Owl …

Bill Gates

New TVR sports cars to be built in Wales

Reborn British sports car maker TVR to follow example of Aston Martin and build factory in Wales<p>TVR, the British brand famous for producing fragile but ferociously fast sports cars, will build its new generation of models in South Wales, creating 150 jobs.<p>The choice of location was made after the …

BMW Gunning For Mercedes-Maybach With New Super-Saloon

Mercedes are clearly reaping the benefits of having a bigger and more luxurious car than the S-Class on the market, and the Bavarians want a piece of …

The Carbon Fiber 1965 Ford Mustang 'Espionage' Is A 959 HP Beast

Typically espionage refers to secretive activities; hiding in plain sight. It’s ironic then that Ringbrothers would take a 1965 widebody Mustang …

Sports Cars

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Hong Kong

Simultaneously 21st century and ancient, Hong Kong is one of Asia’s most bustling, frenetic cities—though its not without its tranquil temples and …

The most beautiful Caribbean islands

Pink beaches, shallow coves, azure water: The Caribbean doesn't suffer. But how to choose the best of the best? Each island nation and territory is stunning in its own right, but these ten are among the most unspoiled, with some of the best beaches on the planet.<p>1. Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

Fifteen of the Most Beautiful, Fascinating Cars Zagato Ever Built

When automakers want something truly special, they turn to Zagato.<p>Among Italian coachbuilders, Zagato has consistently produced beautiful and challenging cars that are well ahead of their time, both in form and function. When automakers want something truly special, they turn to Zagato. Here are …

Bugatti Chiron design, 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: Today’s Car News

Bugatti’s new Chiron is one of the most beautiful cars we’ve ever laid eyes upon, yet incredibly most of the design was dictated by form following …

Alfa Romeo

Why Montreal Has Outdoor Staircases

<b>If there's one notable architectural feature all Montrealers</b> know and love (or hate, depending on the season), it's the city's many outdoor …

Architecture