Tirrito Vajon! The Mystery Italian Supercar!

Those who know it call it the "TIRRITO VAJON rtt." To the rest of us, it's a mystery. All we can figure is that it has a McLaren F1-style 3-seater cockpit and it's styling is like a cross between a Pagani Zonda and 1990 Mosler Consulier GTP. Maybe it's a kit-car? Maybe it's a garage-built one-off? Other details are… » 2/13/08 4:45pm 2/13/08 4:45pm

List For Rich Dudes Gets Veyron Horsepower Number Wrong

It's only 987, duPont Registry people, not 1001. That is, if you're measuring it in proper 'Merican horsepower numbers, like the 505 cranked out by the new Z06. A car which all y'all incidentally nominated as Best Bang for the Buck in your survey of the finest exotic vehicles exceptionally wealthy people can buy. We… » 9/29/05 12:19pm 9/29/05 12:19pm

Brandy Snifters on the Green: Pebble Beach in Retrospect


The 18th green at Pebble Beach has now been returned to its regularly scheduled cries of "Fore!" The winner has been declared, and Jay Leno's barn-find Duesenberg is most likely back at his Burbank facility. So what took home the big honor? A 1937 Delage D8-120 Portout Aero Coupe owned by Sam and Emily Mann along… » 8/22/05 9:17am 8/22/05 9:17am

Art Center Celebrates 75th Birthday, Displays Important Cars

Pasadena's Art Center College of Design, notable for its automotive design program and turning out rodding celebrities like Chip Foose (whose senior portfolio was the inspiration for the Plymouth Prowler) and David Perry, celebrated its 75th anniversary Sunday by displaying 100 significant vehicles. Jay Leno showed up… » 7/19/05 9:53am 7/19/05 9:53am