Transport

A new supercar.

Automotive aficionados have a new reason to be enthused. The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT was just revealed at AMG’s headquarters in Affalterbach, Germany. The second car after the SLS to be developed entirely in-house by the performance division of Mercedes-Benz, the GT will initially come in two different styles.

Return of an icon.

There’s no doubt about it, Cadillac is on a roll. Or, to be more precise, they continue to be on a roll. Things began to turn around for the brand previously associated with Sansabelt slacks when the first-generation CTS sedan appeared in 2002.

Raising the next generation of Bentley Boys.

Whether or not Bentley owners know of the brand’s rich racing heritage, they’re about to learn a lot more about it. The well-heeled British carmaker has stepped back into the motorsport arena and has done so in a very big way.

Audi, BMW, and Mercedes.

There was a time, not so long ago, that the term “sport compact” caused enthusiasts to think almost exclusively about the kind of cars from The Fast and the Furious franchise. But the sport compact segment has matured, grown more sophisticated, and become more technologically advanced.

The lightest.

SUMMER CYCLES: When developing the Émonda SLR 10, cycling company Trek had one overarching goal: to build the lightest bike on the market.

Rebirth of a thoroughbred.

When one of the staunchest car brands in the business announced a return to racing in 2012, there was huge interest, tremendous excitement, and more than a little skepticism. Yet the Bentley Continental GT3 has proven to be very quick in its initial forays.

Smart cycling.

SUMMER CYCLES: The Valour, by Toronto-based Vanhawks, is likely the smartest bike you’ll ever ride. Poised to improve how and where you cycle, this is one of a new breed of smart bikes that collects data from your phone, your bike, and from other riders to create the best (and safest) cycling experience possible.

Off to the races.

The tradition of gentlemen (and women) racing stems not from a quest for fame or fortune, but rather from the desire to push both man and machine to the limits of their capabilities for sheer sport, bragging rights, and a well-deserved drink.

Steely steed.

SUMMER CYCLES: Hermès is no stranger to saddles and steeds. It is only natural then, that the equine-inspired French fashion house called upon some of its considerable construction skills when the time came to saddle up for a more leisurely ride.