Autodromo’s Supercar-Inspired Ford GT Owners Edition Chronograph

An exclusive, personalized wristwatch from the NY-based driving-oriented lifestyle brand

After a successful consumer-facing collaboration that drew inspiration from Ford GT models of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, New York-based design brand Autodromo has revealed another partnership with the iconic Detroit automaker. And this time, the timepiece is as exclusive as the vehicle itself. It’s really all in the name with the Ford GT Owners Edition Chronograph—a wristwatch inspired by the current GT’s material palette …

Building the McLaren 720S Super Series

We visit the pristine headquarters in Woking to discuss the design behind the impressive supercar

Everything McLaren does, it does fast. Not only can its latest model—the 720S Super Series—clear 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds, the company builds its cars quickly, too. In the seven years since it began building ultra-luxury performance cars for a niche market, McLaren has delivered new nameplates in record time, introducing at least one new model or derivative annually starting with the 12C in …

Supercar Megabuild’s Epic Bentley Continental GT Rally Edition

UK TV show “Supercar Megabuild” has turned the luxurious Bentley Continental GT into an off-roading beast—and it’s available for purchase. The Dakar Rally-inspired vehicle has been painted army green, and with £25,000 worth of modifications the monster can do a lot more than its original version but will cost a lot more too. Currently the bid (of which there have been 99) sits at £40,400 …

The Meteoric Rise of McLaren Automotive

How a young, small English company went up against auto icons—and succeeded

by Jason Harper These days, new car companies rarely succeed. For every Tesla, there are 10 would-be companies that never get beyond an initial press release. Five years ago, we test drove the first model from a brand new car manufacturer, McLaren Automotive. It was a supercar named the MP4-12C and in many ways—from the confusing name to the bland design—it was a dud. The …

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 …