2016 is now in the rear view mirror, and the images of the past year are getting smaller by the moment. We’ve put together a selection of the action from the past year in all shapes and sizes, colors, and purpose. The obvious question is, what will tomorrow bring?
Each and every Father’s Day the Rodeo Drive Concours D’ Elegance in Beverly Hills, California. The festival again brings out outstanding classics, sports cars, and insane luxury machines. This year is no different. The 2016 Concours has everything from Bugatti to Stutz.
Every parent says his or her child is special. Coincidentally, every OEM says each of its cars are special. But, as we all know, some are just a bit more special than others. Many a car company touts the virtues of its diverse product line. Oh sure, there’s three trim levels, eight paint choices, and in some cases a wide selection of knick-knacks, so you can call the car your very own. Chrome plated plastic mirrors or vinyl stripes, just check the box. That story fits 99% of the cars found on the road. And then, there's Rolls-Royce.
The slippery styling does seem to recall a certain Italian brand. Could this be because McLaren has lured away designer Frank Stephenson of Ferrari fame? In any event, the two-seater has a greenhouse that does hint at the McLaren F1. The rest comes from a fresh sheet of paper.