Song of the Car: 1970 Cadillac de Ville Convertible

Cruising through Brooklyn in the show-stealing Americana land yacht with salsa tunes blaring

Skip the double decker tour buses. There’s no better way to see elegant Fort Greene, Brooklyn on a sunny fall day than through the wide windshield of a 1970 Cadillac de Ville convertible. Lean back and lean low on leather seats and embrace the essence of NYC’s biggest and most flavorful borough in a Brooklyn-style big car. Cadillac introduced the Coupe de Ville in 1949. …

Song of the Car: 1988 Dodge Diplomat

Rolling around the streets of New York to the sound of TV on the Radio's "Happy Idiot"

A car is the ultimate statement piece. Cars say something about the people who drive them—whether their taste veers toward luxury makes that boast performance credentials, modest and reliable “safe” cars, or a more distinctive brand of classic ease. There’s no better place to make a statement than in car-cluttered Manhattan. So in the spirit of good fun, a bit of nostalgia for old New …

Song of the Car: Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione

An exhilarating, high-speed lap with a professional driver invokes an equally thrilling song by Flying Lotus

When Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (architect of the Futurist movement) wrote, “We declare that the splendor of the world has been enriched by a new beauty: the beauty of speed,” he may have imagined a place where Italian super cars produced feverish, delirious speeds, the kind of speed where all cares in the world vanish in the rear view mirror—the kind of automobile such as the …