Walking Around the BMW Concept 8 Series

A preview of the Bavarian manufacturer’s future yin and yang design language

First introduced in 1989, the 8 Series established a new design language for BMW by departing from upright and boxy forms in favor of a lower, wider stance and more angular nose. The full-size, four-seat coupe was immediately both iconic and curious as it stood out from everything else on the road at the time. Production ended in 1999, but now the 8 Series is …

Test Drive: Lexus LC 500

We get behind the wheel of the auto brand's new flagship coupe

The Lexus LC 500 is the production version of the LF-LC (Lexus Future-Luxury Coupe) concept unveiled in 2012, and it looks even better (and still fresh) in street-ready form, busting out of any previously held design stereotypes. Striking outside and in, it’s one of the best looking cars Lexus has put on the road. Leaps beyond any previous models, the LC 500’s interior demonstrates the …

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz S550 Coupe and S63 AMG Coupe

Growling through Tuscany in the sculpted touring machines that are equal parts power and luxury

Designed for crossing continents at top speeds in high style, the Grand Tourer class of automobile is, in many ways, the true mark of a manufacturer’s ability. Hitting the optimal balance between a finely considered aesthetic, an interior that is suitable for long rides and a driving experience that lets you open up the car on straightaways while remaining nimble through winding roads is the …