Wind in your hair, sun in your face – the summer drive is as classic a pastime as barbecues and baseball. For dedicated sun-seekers, the right machine can make all the difference, and since most of us can’t afford the demi-convertible Maybach Landaulet limousine, here are 10 fun-loving new models sure to keep a summer smile on your face. Climb into one of these this season, and you’ll be happy to keep driving duties for yourself.
Werner Herzog's 'Into the Abyss' takes a fair-minded look at capital punishment – why people and the state kill.
In 1637, French mathematician Pierre de Fermat jotted a cryptic conjecture in the margins of a textbook. On Fermat's birthday Google celebrates Fermat's Last Theorem, which managed to drive mathematicians bonkers for the next four centuries.
Camaro combines new look with solid feel to attract buyers. In its first five months, Camaro outsold Mustang 40,000 to 30,000 units.
As we roll along in a two-decades-old Dodge, my son winces and dreams of Mustangs.
Companies increasingly are turning to design to boost the bottom line, but the transformation isn't always easy.
Topping the list of cars with the worst gas mileage, the 2011 Bugatti Veyron gets 8 mpg in the city and 15 mpg on the highway. With a top speed of 267 mph, one suspects that fuel economy is not a top priority for owners of this ferocious two-seater.
It’s Valentine’s Day, and those “sexiest cars” lists are rolling in. Silly? A little, but it’s too much fun not to play along. We looked at 2011 cars that were attainable (sorry, Dr. Porsche, Jaguar, Tesla), not overly obvious (Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang, BMW 3-series), and sporting a noticeably new look. We like the Volvo C30, but it didn’t much improve a reliably pretty fleet. I haven’t driven all these vehicles, but over several years of test-driving I did race through several of these cars’ predecessors. You can still see the skid marks. Here, in random order, are my seven hot cars for Valentine’s Day 2011:
Super Bowl commercials everybody is talking about after Sunday's game.