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‘Floating’ modern home offers stunning cliffside views

And it’s for sale<p>Don’t look down! This “flying” home just outside of Stockholm sits perched atop a cliff, cantilevered precariously while offering gorgeous views of the island-dotted ocean stretching out before it.<p>Designed by Trigueiros Architects, the boxy modern home sits on stilts that make it …

Architecture

2019 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Premier Plus Grab the 6.2-Liter V-8

New package is another way to get Chevy’s largest V-8 in its largest SUVs.<p>As other vehicles downsize, Chevrolet’s full-size utes seem to keep growing more large and in charge. For 2019, the burbling 6.2-liter V-8 that debuted on Chevy’s 2018 RST Performance Edition of the Tahoe and, later, the …

Tahoe

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 Sport Turismo First Test: Poise and Precision

Amid a complete redesign for the 2017 model year, the Porsche Panamera lost its signature bulbous rear end to more closely resemble the sporty sedan it has always tried to embody. A year later, the Panamera gains that rump back on the new Sport Turismo wagon variant. Despite the extra bulk, the …

Porsche

Sagaponack manse on 4.4 acres cuts price for the first time, now asking $21.5M

Our readers thought it was asking too much when we first featured the home<p>The incredible 13,000-square-foot mansion at 209 Hedges Lane in Sagaponack has just received its first price cut since coming on the market earlier this summer in June.<p>When it first went up for sale under Corcoran Group’s …

Real Estate

Montclair midcentury asks under $1 million

Built by Mark Mills, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright<p>Mark Mills, who trained under the tutelage of Frank Lloyd Wright and worked on early designs for developer Joseph Eichler, is considered one of the world’s top architects, at least according to <i>Architectural Digest</i>, who said as much two years …

Frank Lloyd Wright

2019 Chevrolet Silverado First Drive: The People's Chevy Picks Up Changes Big and Small

Chevrolet's all-new full-size pickup truck has a lot riding on its capable shoulders.<p>Will Sabel Courtney<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will Sabel Courtney's …

General Motors

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vs. Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio vs. Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Coupe vs. Range Rover Sport SVR vs. Porsche Macan Turbo

The craft came to a stop in a cloud of dust. A slender figure emerged from inside the swoopy, sleek sheetmetal—loose skin, bulbous head, humanoid but with a hint of something extra—and a swarm of scientists descended, needing feedback. Needing data. Needing to know: Have we finally broken …

Land Rover Range Rover

Lovely 900 sq. ft. cottage in Sag Harbor goes into contract

It went into contract under the original $1,585,000 asking price<p>An adorable 900-square-foot cottage at 59 Hempstead Street in Sag Harbor went on the market earlier this year in March, and more recently found a buyer. The home currently has a pending offer under the original $1,585,000 listing price.<p>…

Hamptons

Big reveal: $799K for a tiny, renovated cottage in Sag Harbor

Nearly half of the votes guessed it was listed for over $800K<p>Poll<p>What do you think this tiny Sag Harbor cottage is listed for?<p>This poll is closed.<p>17%Between $685K and $700K (19 votes)<br>• 15%Between $700K and $750K (17 votes)<br>• 22%Between $750K and $800K (25 votes)<br>• 44%Over $800K (48 votes)<p>109 votes total …

Real Estate

Brazilian soccer icon, Pelé, sells East Hampton waterfront home for $2.85M

The soccer star purchased the Springs retreat in 1979 for $156,000<p>Pelé—a Brazilian soccer player who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time—has just sold his East Hampton home for $2.85 million, reports the <i>New York Post</i><i>.</i><p>The athlete has received multiple awards and honors …

Real Estate

Southampton contemporary waterfront home on Meadow Lane seeks $9.75M

The first-floor powder room has a submarine-inspired door<p>A waterfront contemporary style home on Meadow Lane in Southampton has just come on the market for $9.75 million under Sotheby’s International Realty agent, Harald Grant, and Corcoran Group’s Ellen Lauinger.<p>Spanning more than 5,000 square …

Waterfront

Tesla Model 3 Performance: Track Test

Tesla's dual-motor, 450-horsepower Model 3 Performance has a new Track Mode. We took it to Lime Rock Park to see how much hot-lapping this electric sport sedan can really handle.<p>It started, as so many things do these days, with a tweet. Tesla CEO Elon Musk uses Twitter the way most of us use our …

Tesla Model 3

Airy midcentury home updated for modern living asks $3.95M

Impressive!<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Rye, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $3,950,000<p>For folks who love midcentury modern design’s open plans and glass …

Mid-Century modern

A Mansion in Montecito, California, Built for a Baron Listed for $40 Million

Live like a baron, with a view of the ocean, on a southern California estate dating back to 1914.<p>A seven-bedroom, 20-bathroom Montecito mansion, …

Real Estate

Glamp your heart out in the VW Grand California

Dining Rooms

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 Prototype First Drive

I was starting to get worried. No, it had nothing to do with the surprisingly difficult off-road trail our prototype 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 was crawling over. We'll get to that, but suffice to say, the GLE handled it fine. My concern was that I couldn't find anything wrong with the GLE, even …

Off-roading

2019 BMW M5 Competition First Drive: Fighting Weight

Not long ago it seemed that the BMW M5 was irreversibly sliding toward a midlife crisis. The F10 model carried the misguided swagger of a frat boy with the neglected body of a 26-year-old going on 40. But in 2018, the F90 M5 delivered a swift about-face. Instead of succumbing to the inevitability …

BMW

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt First Drive

When it comes to tribute cars, the more authentic, the better. No one's impressed by a half-assed effort. Ford, whether it really intended to or not, has built a startlingly credible tribute. The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt is exactly the car you'd build for an ill-conceived Bullitt remake starring …

Sports Cars

The 12 Quickest Pickup Trucks Motor Trend Has Ever Tested

Just because it's a pickup truck doesn't mean it needs to be slow. Unladen, many trucks are actually pretty light, giving them a strong power-weight ratio. And while load-hauling low-end torque (and appropriate gearing) is usually the priority for a truck, every now and then, manufacturers endow …

Trucks

2018 Lamborghini Huracán Performante Spyder First Drive Review

It's no secret. We love us some Lamborghini Hurac n Performante. From our camouflaged first drive on the Imola circuit in Italy where we said, "The Hurac n Performante has such high levels of performance that mere mortals can feel as if they know what they're doing on an old F1 track. How can you …

Lamborghini

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 392 and Hellcat Redeye Review: Muscle Mass

There's a purity of purpose and a refreshing honesty about the Dodge Challenger that is further enhanced by the features that define these latest model variants. While Chevy put the Camaro on a diet and sharpened its agility with 1LE Nurburgring-tuned handling packages and Ford developed track-rat …

Sports Cars

The 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Is the Car I Always Wanted

I will never forget that summer day she pulled into our driveway. The car was a work of art.<p><b>Owner</b>: Christopher D. Smith<p><b>Location</b>: Pinehurst, North Carolina<p><b>Purchased from</b>: Leith Mercedes-Benz of Raleigh (summer 1989, new)<p><b>Purchase price</b>: $63,000<p><b>Years owned</b>: 29<p><b>Mileage</b>: 24,537 original miles<p>My mother …

North Carolina

Cozy, renovated East Hampton home with lots of natural light seeks $1.045M

We love that cherry red front door<p>A beautifully renovated and cozy home on Settlers Landing Lane in the Northwest Woods neighborhood of East Hampton has just come on the market with a $1,045,000 asking price.<p>Set on a half-acre of land, the 1,630-square-foot home is perfect for small families or …

Living Rooms

Notable East Hampton home on Further Lane attracts a buyer

The house made headlines when it was reported that Kevin Durant spent $100K to stay here for 10 days<p>After four years on the market, the iconic south-of-the-highway East Hampton home at 189 Further Lane has found a buyer.<p>The 7,400-square-foot estate—owned by interior designer Scott Sanders and …

Real Estate

Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt unveils a $4.5M maisonette

It’s the last maisonette in the building to hit the market<p>It’s been over three years now since the first residences of Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt went up for sale, and the project is only now showing signs of relenting on unveiling new beautiful and pricey abodes. The most recent of those is the …

Skyscrapers

On the Market: Katharine Graham's Summer Estate for $39.5 Million

A large portion of a Martha’s Vineyard estate formerly owned by the late Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham is coming on the market for $39.5 million.<p>The sprawling 186-acre beachfront property overlooks James Pond, Buzzards Bay and the Elizabeth Islands. There are meadows, stone walls and a …

Home Owned By Italian Movie Producer Carlo Ponti Sees 50% Price Decrease

A historic Roman villa once belonging to Sophia Loren’s former husband has seen its price slashed by more than half.<p>The 24-acre estate, in the …

Real Estate

2019 BMW 8-series Gran Coupe Will Be the Bavarians’ New Four-Door Flagship

It’ll share much with the two-door 8, including powertrains.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A four-door version of BMW’s new 8-series coupe that was previewed by the Concept M8 Gran Coupe at the 2018 Geneva auto show. Although BMW is billing it as a completely new entry, it is slotting in as a more upmarket …

Carbon Fiber

2018 Lincoln Navigator 4x4

Three tons of speedy, hedonistic SUV pleasure.<p>To fully comprehend the Lincoln Navigator, one must first abandon any altruistic preconceptions. Imposing on the outside and sybaritic on the inside, it takes the “gaud-is-good” formula of the personal-luxury land yachts from half a century ago and …

Mad Men

Chic Hudson Square penthouse with solarium, expansive roof terrace wants $10.8M

The upper level gives way to a beautiful solarium that leads to a massive private roof deck<p>Hudson Square is bracing itself for a number of new developments that are getting ready to transform the neighborhood, but it’s also full of lovely apartments that have been around for a while. This stunning …

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