Test Drive: 2019 Audi TT 20th Anniversary

The iconic auto's latest chapter is a bonafide driver’s car

In the ’80s and ’90s, Audi built a heroic reputation in the motorsports world but somehow that daring ethos wasn’t translating to its line-up of cars. The directive became clear: to produce a sports car worthy of unpacking that emotion and racing excitement and translating it into an accessible and alluring sports car. What began as a vision in 1994 at the Volkswagen Group’s California Design …

How the ’90s Inspired the New Bugatti Centodieci

Unveiled at this year's Pebble Beach, a new machine that pays homage to one of the brand's icons

In March 2019 Bugatti sold a car for $18.9 million to an undisclosed buyer. At the time, La Voiture Noire (or The Black Car) set the record for the most expensive new automobile ever sold. With nods to the Type 57, La Voiture Noire is seductive, but it’s not nearly as visually interesting as the latest from the brand: the Bugatti Centodieci, which was unveiled at …

Behind the Wheel of the Brawny Bugatti Chiron

A wildly powerful—and unexpectedly easy—ride

Driving a Bugatti Chiron isn’t what you imagine it would be like. The numbers associated with the car raise expectations to rather unachievable heights. (Can we really comprehend what a 1,500hp motor is like?) Having all that power available is tough to explain. It seems too simple; as though there should be a sequence of codes to input, or special permission granted. Technically all that …