Interview: McLaren Automotive Chief Designer Robert Melville

The designer speaks about function, aerodynamics and experimentation

by Michael Frank McLaren is a race car company that has slowly morphed into making cars for consumers. The present-day voices behind the iconic British brand might shed a softer light on this transition, but like Ferrari before it, the driving force for McLaren until recently was Formula One racing. The cars for the street were there to finance racing, period. However the production cars …

The 2014 Bentley Flying Spur

Party in the front, business in the back, the company's most powerful sedan yet

No longer confined to its previous Continental badging, the all new 2014 Bentley Flying Spur sedan embraces its post-breakup makeover—worked out and muscled up, turning heads as it passes by. Faster and more powerful than any of the British auto maker’s previous sedans, the Flying Spur has been completely redesigned and reengineered, rightly taking its place between the brand’s Continental and Mulsanne models. It’s a …

Ice Scraper

Attack your icy windshield with this collapsible double-blade ice scraper, designed to let you use both hands for more leverage.