Original Batmobile on the auction block

Published November 30, 2012 Associated Press AP George Barris with his creation. (AP) Next Slide Previous Slide LOS ANGELES –  Batman’s ride is up for sale — just the thing for cruising on those Dark Knights. The original Batmobile from the 1960s TV series will be auctioned on Jan. 19 at the Barrett-Jackson auction house in Scottsdale, […]

Rough Country

Top 10 luxury hunting lodges

Published November 29, 2012 The Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Montana (The Resort at Paws Up) Rainbow Bay Resort in Pedro Bay, Alaska (Rainbow Bay Resort) This undated photo shows Glenroy Huting Lodge located within New Zealand’s mountains, a remarkable hunting destination. (GlenroyHuntingLodge) Next Slide Previous Slide Luxury has crept into the most unlikely of industries, including […]


2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

  Shockingly cool cars hit California. Fiat 500e Taking its retro modern appeal to the next level, the Fiat 500 gets electrified in this California-only car, which has a range of 80 miles per charge while delivering energy efficiency equivalent to 100 mpg. A flat screen virtual instrument cluster replaces the chronograph style gauge cluster […]

High Performance

Hennessey unveils 287 mph Venom GT2 supercar

Published November 26, 2012 Hennessey Performance Hennessey Performance Next Slide Previous Slide Because Texas. Hennessey Performance has announced plans for a second generation of its Venom GT supercar, aptly called the Venom GT2. Unlike the million or so dollar original’s 1,244 hp turbocharged 7.0-liter V8, the engine in the new $1.25 million Venom GT2 will […]

High Performance

Buick Grand National rumored to return

By Viknesh Vijayenthiran Published November 26, 2012 High Gear Media Buick Introduced in 1982, the Buick Regal Grand National began life as a special edition honoring Buick’s back-to-back titles in NASCAR’s Grand National series. However, delivering just 125 horsepower, these race-inspired models left a lot to be desired. Just two years later, the car received an […]

Rough Country

Test Drive: 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG

By Gary Gastelu Published November 23, 2012 ‘Oldest’ New Car You Can Buy OMG! AMG Driving Academy Picture a mountain goat. Now put running shoes on it. And rocket packs. Pretty cool, right? But would you want to drive it? That’s essentially what you get with the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG, which is, without peer, […]


Five classic cars to give thanks for

By Rob Sass Published November 24, 2012 Hagerty Ford Mustang/Jaguar E-Type (Ford/Jaguar) In addition to home, hearth and family, this is the time of the year that car people reflect on the classics that have made the automotive world a better place. Here are five that we are especially thankful for: 1. Ford Mustang: The original pony car […]