Test Drive: 2019 Aston Martin Vantage

Behind the wheel of the all-new sportscar in Portugal’s Algarve region

All-new and set to be the brand’s top-selling model, the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage is potentially the most important car Aston has made yet. That wouldn’t be anything new for Vantage; the nameplate is the British sportscar maker’s best-selling model ever, and the new Vantage (not merely updated, or refreshed) is sure to carry on that torch. There’s a new guard in Gaydon, England, and …

Roadtripping From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

As part of a convoy of Toyota TRD Pro trucks, we tour the beautiful Southeast Asian nation

Its the smoke that first assaults the senses when stepping out of the airport in Hanoi. That, or the countless Samsung advertisements that seemingly stretch to the periphery of the eyeballs. In the van on the way to our hotel, crooners belt local love-ballads on the radio. The lamps illuminating the highway are a little different than the ones back home, everything adding up to …

Test Drive: 2017 Aston Martin DB11

Behind the wheel of the new voluptuous new sports car

On the narrow Tuscan roads, it’s the width of the new Aston Martin DB11 that is especially noticeable, though planting your foot on the accelerator, the brawny 5.2-liter V12 makes a convincing plea of its own. The DB11 (which is set to hit dealerships next month) is the first of an entirely new line of hand-built sports cars to come from Aston’s Gaydon headquarters in …