Would You Pay $750,000 For The Dictator's Pam Anderson-Approved SUV?

Sasha Baron Cohen's new flick The Dictator features the titular character driving around in a gold-plated armored SUV built by the Vodka enthusiasts at Latvian truck-maker Dartz. To celebrate the tie-up, Dartz announced a $750,000 version of their battle truck called the "Gold Aladeen Edition" after Cohen's fictitious… » 4/23/12 2:00pm 4/23/12 2:00pm

Car Hack's Notebook: Top of the Top Marques

This past week took me to Top Marques in Monaco, the ostentatious home of pure money yet consistent proof money does not buy class. Monaco is populated by rich, orange women well into their 50s who still believe they can carry off miniskirts. But it is also home to the world's most glamorous car show, with passenger… » 4/30/07 2:00pm 4/30/07 2:00pm

More Fast Oil-Burners: The Trident Iceni Headed to Monaco on Single…

A slithery GT coupe powered by GM's 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel? What's next, a Navistar-powered TVR? A Cummins 610 Turbo Morgan? Not so fast — the Trident Iceni is for real. And with 375 hp and 520 lb-ft of torque, it can get up and go from zero to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and top out at 170 mph. The company's taking… » 4/16/07 12:15pm 4/16/07 12:15pm

Antas V8, Coming to an Estate Garage Nowhere Near You

The boys from F&M, an Italian coachworks and high-end resto house that dabbled in carbuilding last year with the Antas V8, is going for broke. The company recently announced it will show a production version of the GT one-off it showed at the Top Marques show in Monaco last year. This year at Top Marques, which takes… » 3/01/07 1:09pm 3/01/07 1:09pm

Supercar Neutrality: The Weber Sportscars Supercar

While all of us plebes are getting ready for the Geneva show, some Swiss types are focused on the Top Marques show in Monaco. Weber Sportscars, for example, is working up a one-off supercar it says will be unveiled in Monte Carlo. The company best known for motors and other such materiel says it's concocted a… » 2/28/07 10:48am 2/28/07 10:48am