Road Trip: Manhattan to Montauk

Lobster rolls, sunset parties and other classics along the way to NY's easternmost point

by Mike Tommasiello Each summer, when the heat and humidity in the city reaches unbearable levels, many New Yorkers set their sights on an escape. A particular favorite is easternmost point of the state: Montauk. Beaches, surfing, clams, beer, lobster rolls, and more—Montauk used to be known as the anti-Hamptons, though has certainly been gaining popularity over the past decade. Accessible by the Jitney, train …

Test Drive: 2018 Maserati Levante

We put the luxury SUV to the test in the desert of the UAE

Until a couple of years ago, crossing the Sharjah desert in a Maserati would have been impossible. But in the Italian sportscar maker’s new sport utility vehicle, it’s both possible and pleasing. Maserati’s first-ever SUV, the Levante, went on sale in 2016 and quickly rose to the top of the brand’s stable, outperforming the Quattroporte and Ghibli in annual sales. Yet Maserati continues to tweak …

Test Drive: 2018 Maserati GranTurismo

A subtle rework of a classic makes for an immensely pleasurable ride

Whipping our 2018 Maserati GranTurismo around the bends of a curvaceous piece of two-lane mountainside road, Andrea Fausti calmly contemplates the question we’ve asked. The stretch of SP40 just outside the northern Italian village of Bianzano had been closed for us by the Italian police, and Fausti—a professional racing driver and instructor—was demonstrating just how well the GT’s chassis could handle this sometimes uneven, winding …