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2018 McLaren 720S review: Raw power meets refined performance - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> Distinctive looks and some of the most aggressive yet refined performance in its class make the 720S a proper monster.<p><b>The Bad</b> Infotainment system lags at times, and that flippy dashboard is a bit of a gimmick.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> We're not worthy.<p>McLaren isn't a car company that wants to play …

Carbon Fiber

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Michelle Yeoh Got Her Start in Action Movies

Michelle Yeoh plays the overbearing matriarch in Warner Bros.’ “Crazy Rich Asians,” which bows Aug. 15, and is also a regular on “Star Trek: …

Hong Kong

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates its 185th anniversary with the Reverso Tribute Tourbillon Duoface

An elegant presentation of highly complex watchmaking.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Jaeger-LeCoultre has got quite a bit here for design-savvy, watch …

Jaeger LeCoultre

Introducing: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Tourbillon Duoface

Quick Take<p>As a sort of 185th birthday present to itself and 50 of the brand's closest friends, Jaeger-LeCoultre has announced the Reverso Tribute …

Porsche Taycan filmed in the wild with its frunk open

Dang, that's one quiet Porsche<p>We've already gotten loads of details about the Porsche Taycan (née Mission E). The electric sports car will have four doors, and will slot between the 911 and the Panamera in size. Its two electric motors will provide over 600 horsepower, Porsche says, accelerating it …

Porsche

The Toyota 2000GT Roadster That Saved James Bond

Have a peek at all the details of Toyota's movie special. You only live twice.<p>In addition to the 1967 Toyota 2000GT Roadster, the Petersen Automotive Museum will present a 1969 Nissan R382 and a 1978 Dome Zero at The Quail.

Roadsters

The 5 best luxury watches you can buy right now, according to an expert

Every man should own a wrist watch that is both stylish and functional.<p>Whether it be priced under $500, $250, or even $100, a nice watch can …

Luxury Lifestyle

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Finally Has the Engine It Deserves

A more characterful four-cylinder makes one of our favorites even better.<p>We have cared a lot about the Mazda MX-5 Miata for nearly three decades. So, too, have the thousands of loyal Miata owners who race their cars, modify their cars, and take them to Miata Club meets. But do you know who cares …

Roadsters

Weeks of preparation made this "impossible" shot National Geographic's best travel photo of 2017

National Geographic announced the winner of its popular Travel Photographer of the Year contest this week, awarding Mexican photographer Sergio Tapiro Velasco the top honor. His stunning photo of a lightning bolt crackling over an erupting volcano earned him the first prize. Thanks to Velasco’s …

Travel Photography

Sony’s New Super-Fast Cameras Are Winning Over the Pros

Eight seconds. That's how long a cowboy needs to stay on a bucking bronco to qualify for a rodeo score. For photographers, that's barely enough time …

Cameras

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

The best beach watches

You’ve heard of driving watches. You’ve heard of dress watches. But beach watches? Now there’s a story…<p>Think about a piece of intricate electronic …

Watches

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

At its best, science fiction can present a captivating, inventive picture of societal trends and flaws.<p>The Metacritic data we compiled here to track the most critically acclaimed sci-fi movies of all time traces a lineage of great films from Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" through the Tom …

Science Fiction

Editors' Picks: The Best Vintage Homage Watches Of 2018

There has been no bigger trend in watches these last few years than that of the "homage watch." What we're talking about here are modern watches …

Watches

'Straight Outta Compton' Is the Most American Album of the 20th Century

Thirty years later, we remember how N.W.A Trojan Horsed gangsta rap into suburban homes.<p>After the smoke cleared—after the threatening letters from the FBI, after the police skirmishes at tour dates, after the millions of dollars were cashed and after MTV buckled under the weight of street …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Volkswagen’s Latest Pop-Top Camper Van Has Everything, including the Kitchen Sink

It’s called the Grand California.<p>For those avid voyagers who think that the regular Volkswagen California camper van isn’t enough for their needs, there’s a new, even bigger VW pop-top called the Grand California. Based on the larger Crafter commercial van rather than the smaller Transporter, this …

Campervans

This Must-Have New Book Celebrates 70 Years of Gorgeous Porsches

In 1948 Porsche introduced its very first production car, the now legendary 356. Every single model sold by the company since then has achieved a …

Living Rooms

Volkswagen adds a larger, amenity-packed camper van to its lineup

Meet the big brother of the best-selling VW California camper van<p>If there’s any company that’s helped to shape the world’s preoccupation with camper vans, it’s Volkswagen. From the first “Splitty” bus in the 1940s to their best-selling California van, Volkswagen is an industry leader in figuring …

Volkswagen

Don’t make these car-rental mistakes on your next vacation

Before you click the “book” button on your next car rental, consider what happened to Elizabeth Thorp on a recent trip from her home in the District to Denver.<p>When Thorp’s airline canceled her flight, delaying her arrival by a day, Avis charged her a $150 cancellation fee for her rental car.<p>“A …

Car Insurance

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Workouts

1994 Porsche 928 GTS

This 1994 Porsche 928 GTS was first sold at Porsche of Naples in Florida before being purchased by the seller in 2007 with 17k miles. He relocated …

Classic Cars

Portugal Off The Beaten Path: The Algarve and The Azores

Portugal, as I’ve shared over the last few weeks, is an incredible up-and-coming European destination. Lisbon and Porto are both vibrant, fun cities …

European Travel

12 Best Field Watches for Men

Initially conceived for military use, the earliest field watches were distinguished by their rugged bodies, legible dials, hand-wound movements and …

Watches

The Best Subwoofers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Audiophile

Dave Grohl Recalls Jamming on Led Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love’ With Prince

With a mixture of awe and regret, Dave Grohl recalled on Thursday’s <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> how he once jammed with Prince, one of his musical heroes – to …

Guitar

Paul Stephens Le Mans Classic Clubsport Is a Porsche Purist's Dream Car

The new 911 restomod is limited to only 10 examples.<p>Established Porsche specialist Paul Stephens has unveiled a very limited Le Mans Classic …

Le Mans

Google made the Titan Key to toughen up your online security

When Google boasted that none of its 85,000-plus employees had their accounts hacked since early 2017, it was all thanks to an early version of a security key the company was testing.<p>And now the latest version of that security key will be available for the world to use.<p>In an exclusive hands-on, …

Authentication

Audi RS4 Avant Review: Possibly the Best All-Around Car in the World

Despite the insatiable lust for crossovers, SUVs, and anything remotely truck-like, Americans have been spoiled with “forbidden fruit” for years now. …

Audi

This French-Colombian Brand Has the Prettiest Prints Imaginable

You know that satisfying feeling when you notice a brand before it truly takes off? Well, when I heard Maison Alma was debuting on Moda Operandi this …

Customers

The Return to Slim, Sophisticated Watches

In the American watch market, or perhaps America in general, the idea for some time now has been that "bigger is better." Which is how so many guys …

Men's Fashion