Last year, during a visit to Monte Carlo, I noticed most of the cars in front of the Casino were Bentleys. It seems to be the car of choice for the sporting crowd. As Bentley just sent me a press release describing its recent model upgrades, I'm taking the opportunity to post photos of the beautiful Bentley cars. I'll take any excuse to snoop around an automakers' press site when the cars look this good. As expected, these Bentleys aren't cheap, but they look good and go fast.
It's not a gadget per se, of course, but we just couldn't resist because this thing is so far over the top. Finished in white gold and 30 carats of diamonds, the knob costs $150,000--almost as much as the $165,000 Bentley Continental GT, as Luxist points out. As far as we know, it's the only shift knob that has its own Web site. But if … Read more
Mercedes-Benz has just released new concept photos of their S600 flagship sedan in convertible form, which could become the company's first big convertible sedan since the '50s.
The S Class has always been a technology tour de force, and this convertible concept reportedly adds one more neat trick: The "AirScarf" is a system of vents in the headrests that circulate warm air around the nape of your neck for comfortable top down jaunts during the colder months.
This S600 ragtop concept looks very much like a production car, and when automakers circulate concepts that look this real, … Read more