The stereotype of L.A. BMW drivers as self-satisfied jerks (nothing personal, boss -- just reporting the news) just got some scientific ammunition.
AXA insurance's 2012 annual Motoring Census found that drivers of Bravarian lovelies were the most likely to express "enjoyment" behind the wheel durin ... More >>
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Jenny O's just-out new album, Automechanic (on Holy Trinity/Thirty Tigers), is another strong contribution to L.A.'s new-school canyon-country scene. Produced by the supremely versatile Jonathan Wilson, it fits perfectly alongside Father John Misty's recent Fea ... More >>
Crazy Vegas Strip Car-To-Car Shooting Involving Maserati Ends With 3 Dead.
Las Vegas police tonight said a man who lives only a mile from Thursday's horrific car-to-car shooting on the Strip is the suspect in the attack.
Cops identified Ammar Harris, 26, as a suspect at-large: They said ... More >>
Celebrating this year's Best of L.A. issue -- now out in print and online -- we're counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
25: Tavern's Poached Pear Coupe.
Like pretty much anything else you find on the menu at any one of Suzanne Goin's restaurants, the desserts at Taver ... More >>
Authorities today said the guy who casually drove away with a $75,000 Maserati as a downtown L.A. salesman stood-by stunned has been identified as recent parolee Jason Steigerwald, 34.
We looked him up on Facebook and it appears he fancies himself a playboy, at least by the photos he posts of himse ... More >>
It was a theft that will go down in history among criminals as a textbook case of how to do this with the utmost ease.
Authorities say a man with a shaved head walked up to a salesman at a downtown area dealership, asked for a key so he could listen to a 2008 Maserati Gran Turismo's engine, and dro ... More >>
New Yorkers say L.A. is the home of the shallow, vacant, star-struck millionaire. Well, Manhattan is starting to look a lot like Beverly Hills.
Over the weekend the boyfriend of The Hills star Stephanie Pratt was videotaped making a douche fool of himself as he ran over the foot of a New York City ... More >>
*Color Me Badd Lyrical Dissection: What Does "We Can Do It 'til We Both Wake Up" Mean?
*What The Hell Is Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" About?
Anyone who tells you they know what's going on in the mind of Kanye West is a liar or a prophet. So just know up front: We have no idea wh ... More >>
Well, this is embarrassing.
According to the LAPD, "convicted violent felon and registered sex offender" Perry Pemberton, 29, is on the loose after cutting off his GPS tracker during court recess, strolling out of Van Nuys Superior Court unnoticed and possibly driving away in his Maserati.
The fac ... More >>
So you paid nearly $130,000 for your new, environmentally friendly, Ed Begley Jr.-orgasm-machine known as the Tesla Roadster: Al Gore will be stopping by any minute to give you an autographed driving glove.
But while you're waiting for the ex-vice president to congratulate you for saving the planet ... More >>
Food Network/Alan PoulinGuy Fieri
Ah, the perils of fame, money and expensive cars. And no, sorry, this is not a Charlie Sheen story. Food Network star Guy Fieri (Minute to Win It, Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives) had his $200,000-plus Lamborghini sports car stolen, and not just ripped off by an ... More >>
An online charity auction of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez's 1994 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6 will begin on Friday. Proceeds from the auction will benefit ThinkCure!, which funds research to cure cancer and Maryvale, a Rosemead resident placement home for girls.
ThinkCure!, a non-p ... More >>
2001 Porsche 911 Turbo.For nearly 45 years the Porsche 911 has been everyman's object of desire in the U.S., an exotic and sometimes super car for a fraction of the cost of a Ferrari. Despite its quirky, rear-engined configuration and back seats that could only comfortably accommodate Oompa-L ... More >>
Cizeta.Ah, the irreverence and pomposity of the rich and taste-challenged knows no bounds, even in these tough economic times. Take the case of this rare, 1994 Cizeta V16 douche-mobile which U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents seized on Monday not only because it had allegedly bee ... More >>
It looks like production of the 2011 Tesla Model S is coming to Los Angeles County. The District Weekly in Long Beach and the Downey Patriot report that Tesla is setting up shop for the new, moderately priced sedan at a former NASA facility in Downey.
"We're very close to being able to make an offi ... More >>