Best of CH 2019: Most Popular Stories

From future-forward innovations to entertainment tinged with nostalgia, our most-viewed articles this year

365 days a year, we publish stories covering a plethora of subject matter. From reportage in faraway destinations, a newly opened art show or restaurant, innovations in tech and design, there’s something on COOL HUNTING for nearly every appetite. As such, perusing our site data to reveal the year’s most-read stories proves to be sometimes reassuring and sometimes surprising. This year’s list includes a pair …

Visiting Maserati’s Innovation Lab

From driving simulators to racing trimarans, the Italian company is dedicated to experimentation and improvement

Maserati‘s familiar trident logo is attributed to the Italian carmaker’s roots  in Bologna, where the bronze and marble Fontana del Nettuno (Fountain of Neptune) stands in Piazza del Nettuno. Now the brand’s factory and HQ are in nearby Modena, which is some 120+ kilometers from the coast. Nevertheless, innovation at Maserati takes to the seas, just as it does the land. Since 2012, Maserati has …

Test Drive: 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo

We drive the luxurious SUV through historic Fredericksburg, Virginia

It seems like a small thing: a lefthand turn at a lightless intersection in Fredericksburg, Virginia. But in many respects, this moment defines the capabilities of the 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo SUV. The Trofeo is a new version of the Levante SUV, with side air-intakes that hint at a powerful twin-turbo V8-engine with 590 horsepower built by Ferrari. The Trofeo accelerates like a cannon: zero …