Designing the Retrofuturistic 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 6

The brand's chief designer SangYup Lee tells us about the much anticipated follow-up to the Ioniq 5

“I’m excited and nervous,” says SangYup Lee, Hyundai’s design chief and a star within the auto design world. “It’s been three years of hard work.” This is just before the silk slips off of his latest creation: the culmination of a thousand days of countless micro-decisions, renderings, adjustments, collaboration, effort and toil, all tucked under a veil in London’s Shoreditch Studios. The Ioniq 6 arrives …

Test Drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet

This luxurious grand tourer encourages drivers to take their time, rather than race

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet could be described as a drop-top isolation chamber: it’s a luxurious grand tourer, bringing a suite of top-flight comforts to top-down driving. More importantly, this Benz fully delivers the premium experience one expects from the brand. It’s classically handsome and crisp in design. Its grille looks like a grille, its fascia doesn’t shout, and its sheetmetal doesn’t resemble a metallic interpretation …

COOL HUNTING Ferrari Roma Tailor Made’s Japanese Artisans: Sakiori

See how Tadaaki Hajime transforms two 75-year-old kimonos into a one-of-a-kind interior

Earlier this year, we proudly debuted a Ferrari Roma Tailor Made, Specially Crafted for COOL HUNTING that had been in development since 2019. Designed at the request of Ferrari to demonstrate the depth of personalization capabilities of their Tailor Made customization program, our Roma features bespoke aspects that we commissioned from Japanese artisans we visited during our 2019 CH Japan trip and collaborated with on our …