Clark Gable’s ’55 Coupe on Block at Barrett-JacksonThe Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. has announced it will sell Clark Gable's 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe at its Scottsdale auction in January. The vintage car, one of 1,400 that Mercedes built from 1954-57, will be part of the auction's Salon Collection, which includes the rarest and most expensive automobiles. read more
Author’s Romance With Hermès
We went to Paris on a wintry day," begins Barbara Taylor Bradford. This is not a story about one of her romantic heroines but about a love of her own: her first Hermès bag. Some people collect stamps, rocks, fountain pens or antique cars. Mrs. Bradford, a bestselling novelist, has 24 Hermès handbags in her closet. read more
Panamera GTS: The Porsche for Today’s Gatsbys?
Jay Gatsby's car was a Rolls-Royce. We're clear on that, right? Not a Duesenberg. A cream-yellow Rolls-Royce. It's right there in the book. Director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" hits the prole-plexes this winter, and it appears Gatsby's car has been recast as a 1929 Duesenberg j Sport Phaetonread more