The 2012 Vantage in NYC

Driving an Aston Martin across the five boroughs to find the best slice

We first got to test the Aston Martin Vantage S last year at Ascari and it left quite an impression: The svelte, punchy coupe was both a perfect track companion and a delight cruising the picturesque Spanish countryside. It was whirlwind romance, but when we got back to the U.S. we were faced with a question: Would the car’s charms hold up in the day-to-day …

Living with the Evoque

From city to country the new little Range Rover delivers on its promise

Having followed the story of the Range Rover Evoque from its unveil in Paris a year ago to the design and manufacturing facilities in the UK this past summer, I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of one to call my own for a little while. Finally, two weeks ago, that chapter of my role as a City Shaper began. While I rightfully had high …

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer

The throwback cafe racer turns heads and nails the curves along Mulholland

by Matt Spangler You know the feeling of finding the perfect suit? Any outfit that makes you more confident in everything you do—your steps a little crisper, your handshake a little firmer—is the kind of “feels good, looks good and you know it” experience I had riding the Moto Guzzi V7 Racer over the course of a late-September L.A. weekend. The V7 Racer is a …