The Ghost

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by LARRY PRINTZ photography by ERIC LUSHER Leaner and more nimble than the flagship Rolls-Royce Phantom, the Ghost retains the classic Rolls character and lavish luxury. Since its inception more than a century ago, Rolls-Royce has strived to build the finest cars in the world – and it has, an accomplishment easily seen in the company’s current flagship, the Phantom. It was … [Read more...]

Good Sport

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  Leaner than its brother, this Range Rover is far more agile – and still luxurious. by LARRY PRINTZ Range Rover. The very name evokes traditional English images of musty stone manor houses, hunting and the House of Windsor. It’s a grand SUV for a grand lifestyle. But the Range Rover Sport? Well, what a difference an extra word makes. This is an SUV built for prowling … [Read more...]

Car Made For Driving

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by LARRY PRINTZ photography by ROBERTO WESTBROOK At one time she considered it just one of her husband’s cars. Today, Martha Glasser has become a passionate overseer and the sole driver of this Italian beauty, once owned by Nancy Sinatra. Martha Glasser was not happy. For the third day in a row her husband, Norfolk attorney Richard Glasser, had fallen asleep after a big lunch … [Read more...]

Lot Envy

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photography by Adam Ewing A trailer for team spirit – or any kind of spirits. The Woody Tailgater, made in Roanoke by Silver Tears Campers, is completely customizable, down to the leather and wood choices. The one pictured includes a pull-out bar in the front, Viking grill in the back and custom leather seating. About $40,000 to $60,000. The customization takes time; owner John … [Read more...]

Jaguar XJL

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by Larry Printz photography by Todd Wright   Line up the 2013 Jaguar XJL Portfolio AWD alongside its European competitors – the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 740Li and Audi A8L – and you’ll notice that the German trio share a certain industrial austerity in their look and feel. They’re four-wheeled incarnations of the Bauhaus aesthetic. By contrast, the Jaguar is a … [Read more...]