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 …

Notes: Driving a McLaren 675LT around LA

Experiencing the hypercar from photoshoot to photoshoot

by Justin Kaehler It’s challenging to write about something like the McLaren 675LT. It’s a machine whose speed begs to be described—a hard-core track car boasting 666 horsepower, a 2.9-second 0-60 time, and a top speed of 205 miles per hour. However, I live in Los Angeles, land of traffic, traffic, and more traffic. With McLaren letting me drive no more than 250 miles in …