It’s not hard to see why 45% of Audi India’s sales come from its ‘Q’ range of SUVs. They’ve successfully managed to perform a tight-rope act of being inoffensively styled, unfailingly spacious, and practical. They’re comfortable yet dynamic, sophisticated yet robust.
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Escape To Zoom Island
When the pandemic untethered millions of workers from their offices, a new species of digital nomad was born. They set off with laptops and passports, and have made it clear they're never coming back. Now, on a sun-dappled island in the middle of the ocean, a group of them is engaged in a novel experiment that might foretell the future of work.
There's No Place Like Chrome
The elusive family behind one of fashion's most unlikely phenomena explain how they built Chrome Hearts into an expensive, exclusive, and weirdly alluring empire.
Why The Coolest New Watches Look Like Vintage Grails
Brands like Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, and Cartier are dusting off decades-old designs and reimagining them for the modern connoisseur, says GQ watch columnist Nick Foulkes.
The GQ 30 Most Influential Young Indians In Association With The Glenlivet Glassware
They're setting trends and disrupting norms. They are driving innovation, pushing boundaries, and affecting change. They are entrepreneurs, cultural stars, and tech titans who are shaping the way we live, work, and play. They include the director of India's first silent queer film, the co-founder of the world's highest-valued edtech start-up, and an exciting batter tipped to be a future national captain. Here's presenting GQ's 2022 new establishment list, featuring a set of young, original achievers who reflect the best of India's youth and a dynamic economy on the rise.
Kicks For Summer
Neons and high-tops and pastels and pleather-it's sneaker season and the choices are off the charts.
Where GQ's Eating
MAAI |THE COFFEE | THE READY-TO-DRINK| THE WHISKY | BALSA |PEOPLE OF TOMORROW
TRIUMPH OF THE TRISTAR
There are cars and then there are cars that ruin all others for you. The Mercedes-Maybach S580 is the latter.
Queen Of The Global Night Club
Rosalia found stardom by doing something very specific: updating flamenco for the digital age. But with a new album full of genre-melting, party-starting hits, the Spanish singer is ready to show Just how expansive her music can be.
These nine sneakers—and one hyped-up clog-embody the bold spirit of creativity and collaboration that defines fashion right now.
Born as a prime-time satire of Middle America, The Simpsons has become something else: the inspiration for all kinds of high art, from the runways of Balenciaga to the canvases of KAWS. GQ goes inside the minds of the show's creators—and gets a rare interview with Matt Groening—to explore our most influential sitcom's second life.
Small, Sporty, Satisfying
Highs: Sharply dressed, energetic acceleration, compliant ride. Lows: Snug back seat, infotainment woes, the VW Golf R exists.
We Built the World's First V-8 Tesla
The Rich Rebuilds team had a dead model S. They fixed it with a Camaro engine
Stepping Up On EV Growth
The South African electric vehicle (EV) landscape is set to accelerate in 2022 with a slew of new models. But with all its power and load-shedding issues, is South Africa ready?
The Fantastic Four
Audi’s speeding bullet that can go around corners
MOTORTREND PERFORMANCE VEHICLE OF THE YEAR 2022
Tip of the Spear
Our inaugural pvoty evaluation ran the market's sharpest cars through the gauntlet in search of the best of the best
Audi's A3 Gets a New Suit of Armour
"Does the move upmarket pay off, or does it pay the price?"
CH Precision D1.5 SACD/CD/MQA-CD Player/Transport
There’s a school of thought that maintains that among all hi-fi components, the D/A converter is easiest to perfect or come close to perfecting. Just make sure that every sample is converted accurately, that there’s little rolloff in the audioband, that aliased images are suppressed almost completely, and that background noise is extremely low, and you have a top-quality D/A processor. Use of a high-quality DAC chip is assumed.
2021 Top Picks of The Year
Looking back on 2021, I can honestly state that it represented an improvement over 2020, though it didn’t end up being the full-scale return-to-normal everybody was looking for. A/V consumer and trade shows such as CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis were gutted. Supply chain logjams delayed the arrival of new gear, particularly in core categories like speakers and A/V receivers, both of which ended up underrepresented in our 2021 Top Picks of the Year list compared with previous years. But even with all the challenges, the wheels of industry continued to grind, with much fantastic gear coming in for us to test and recommend.
Canton Chrono 70 Loudspeaker - It's Chrono Time
Canton may be a speaker brand that’s relatively unknown in North America—no doubt due to the company’s products not being available in these parts for the past decade—but the German outfit has been doing business for almost 50 years. Headquartered about 25 miles north of Frankfurt, Canton is one of Germany’s largest loudspeaker manufacturers, offering a truly breathtaking spread of models across several product ranges.