vintage cars

The Secret Palm Springs Car Museum

How a nondescript warehouse became a safe haven for a group of friends and more than 100 four-wheeled treasures.

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The car scene here differs from most in that the Coachella Valley has a high concentration of well-preserved vintage automobiles.

Learning Curves

Learning Curves

Auto writer Steve Siler gets schooled in the 600-horsepower M5 at the BMW Performance Center in Thermal.

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The BMW Performance Driving School at the Thermal Club, is no ordinary driver. And our Marina Bay Blue 2018 BMW M5 is no ordinary car.

BMW 2018 M5 Test Drive

Meet the Charismatic 2018 M5

Few other cars this writer has driven could take such a beating around a racetrack and then drive home, coddling its occupants like a proper luxury car.

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The 2018 BMW M5 can take a beating around a racetrack and then drive home, coddling its occupants like a proper luxury car.

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Along Sped a Spider

McLaren says its mid-engine 570S Spider is not a supercar. Coulda fooled us.

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Roar up to any restaurant, country club, or shopping center in a McLaren 570S Spider, and slack-jawed bystanders will instantly understand what it’s all about.

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The Thousand-Year-Old Automobile

Japanese tradition and craftsmanship add more to the fifth-generation Lexus LS than mere luxury — they add soul.

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The Lexus LS for 2018 showcases elegance, refinement, and character like no other car on the market thanks to exquisite handmade components.

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A Proper Midsized Brit

After all, you’re not a peer on a transcontinental drive to Zanzibar.

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Land Rover’s Range Rover is an incredible machine. It can wade through hip-high water, clamber through muddy trails, surf atop sand dunes, and claw over boulders.

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Sweet Sixty-Five

The car once called “America’s Sweetheart” is a bona fide badass.

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CAR CULTURE When people turn 65, some celebrate retirement. But with the Corvette turning 65 in 2018, retirement appears to be the last thing on Chevrolet’s mind. The Corvette remains the crown jewel of the Chevrolet performance-car lineup, and to mark the anniversary, GM’s bow-tie brand is building 650 “Carbon 65 Edition” Corvette coupes and convertibles in 455-horsepower Grand Sport

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Beauty and the Brute

Audi dials up the intensity for its second-generation supercar.

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CAR CULTURE Don’t let the all-new 2017 Audi R8’s dapper suit fool you. There’s a raging bull inside that’s just dying to get out. The long-awaited follow-up act to the car many Americans first saw when it was piloted by Robert Downey Jr. in 2008’s Iron Man may not look much different from the eminently civilized first-generation model, but one