It’s true: great cars can be had at incredibly affordable prices. It’s also not false to say there are automobiles that stretch the imagination and beggar belief for otherworldy sums. Somewhere in the middle, performance, price, design and quality meet at a singularity: the (roughly) $250,000 mark. It is an aspirational pricepoint to say the least — but there’s no denying the space is filled with an all-star cast.
2018 Mercedes S560 and S63
From semi-autonomous driving to something called “Joy” mode, it’s uber-impressive.
2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante
Aston Martin welcomes a new era, but first, a goodbye party for the old.
2017 Lamborghini Huracán
The Huracán is Italian, operatic, frenetic. A mechanical dream worthy of addiction. I admit I have a problem.
2017 Ferrari California T HS
Great dads spend time with their children; great dads with tricks up their sleeves take them camping in sports cars.
2016 Ferrari 488
Some race tracks are easy to learn, get a hold of. Then there are tracks that take every bit of your concentration just to get around in one piece.