Rolls-Royce once owned by Muhammad Ali hitting auction block

A Rolls-Royce once owned by late boxing legend Muhammad Ali will hit the auction block at Bonhams' Zoute Sale in Belgium early next month. The 1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Mulliner Park Ward convertible was bought by the champ, at the time still known by his birth name of Cassius Clay, in New Jersey for nearly $16,000. Ali bought the car the same...

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Get ready for the bulletproof $2M Rolls-Royce Cullinan limo

Rolls-Royce pulled the wraps off of the Cullinan luxury SUV this May, but buyers who need a little more room will be glad to know there are options for their options. Klassen, a German company with a pedigree in turning premium vehicles into luxurious limousines, has shown images of its Cullinan limo. Klassen says on its website that the company extends the...

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Toyota president rolls in a one-off Century GRMN

We don't get it here in the States and that's a shame because the Toyota Century is one of the most magnificent vehicles produced by a Japanese automaker. It's no surprise then that Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda has picked one as his ride of choice. What is surprising is the fact that this Century is shod in a range of GR performance upgrades—and no it isn't...

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563-horsepower Infiniti Q60 Black S prototype revealed with F1 tech

Infiniti's sinister Q60 Project Black S coupe has progressed from the concept stage to a working prototype. The latest version will be presented on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show to help kick off the Japanese brand's new electrification push. The Q60 Project Black S is a high-performance version of Infiniti's Q60 coupe and packs a hybrid powertrain...

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2019 Ford Focus ST spy shots

Ford engineers have been caught testing the new Focus ST hot hatch set for a reveal early next year. Ford unveiled a new Focus in April, and we were meant to get one variant of the popular compact in the United States, a soft-roader called the Focus Active (shown below), but new tariffs on Chinese-made cars entering the country introduced in July has caused...

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Audi names new R&D boss

Audi on Monday named Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler as its new R&D chief. Rothenpieler will replace the automaker's current R&D chief Peter Mertens on November 1. Mertens only took up the job in May 2017 but has decided to step down due to health reasons. “Over the past 16 months, we have initiated a comprehensive transformation at technical...

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Watch Porsche’s modern 935 take to Monza

Porsche on Thursday surprised the automotive world with the unveiling of a modern interpretation of the 1970s-era 935 race car based on the chassis of the 2018 911 GT2 RS. We now have video of the car testing at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza racetrack in Italy ahead of the start of deliveries next June. Built for Group 5 rules, the original 935 was an...

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Bentley Mulsanne recalled over rearview camera quirk

Even the pinnacle of luxury can fall victim to recalls. In this case, it's Bentley's range-topping Mulsanne sedan. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration recieved notice on September 14 that Bentley will recall 10 vehicles over a rearview camera defect. According to NHTSA and the brand's letter of acknowledgment, the Mulsanne's rearview...

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Ares designs stunning Ferrari 250 GTO for the modern era

Italian coachbuilder Ares Design is working on a modern interpretation of the Ferrari 250 GTO for its latest project. The company, which is based in Ferrari's backyard of Modena, Italy, provided the first details on the project in an interview with Robb Report published Friday. Ares' 250 GTO has been designed to fit the chassis found in Ferrari's 812...

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2021 Porsche 911 GT3 spy shots and video

Porsche isn't even finished with new variants of the current 991-generation 911 but the automaker is already deep into development of new variants for the car's successor, the 992. The latest spy shots and video show an early tester for the new 911 GT3. The footage follows shots of prototypes for the Carrera and Carrera Cabriolet, as well as the Turbo. We...

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