Haute Author

  • NAME Mike Daly
  • BIO Los Angeles-based feature writer Mike Daly has enjoyed an ongoing love affair with the automobile since the days of his earliest matchbox memories. Now regularly featured in national lifestyle and automotive publications, he strives to bolster the motorcar’s status as a cultural and historical icon worthy of the most pedigreed recognition. In addition to more than 10 years of freelance writing, he has cut his teeth in a variety of posts within the collector car industry, including positions at a leading auction company, a highline brokerage, and an automotive museum. Particularly versed in prewar coachbuilt cars, postwar European sports cars and modern exotics, he conducts test drives, covers new model unveilings and classic car concours d’elegance, and interviews recognized figures in the automotive industry and collector car niche.

Articles By Mike Daly

Mastering Speed with TAG Heuer

When haute horology’s sportiest outfit decided to cap Mastering Speed, their 150-year anniversary celebration, with a trip to Barcelona’s Catalunya F1 circuit for a day of LRS Formula One Racing School, and deemed me worthy of an invitation, I jumped at the unusual opportunity. Read More

Frankfurt Motor Show Re-Cap

This week’s Frankfurt International Motor Show is one of a small handful of the major international auto shows that manufacturers use to debut their latest production and concept models. Here’s a brief rundown of the most noteworthy displays by your favorite luxury and sports car manufacturers... Read More

Cadillac Brings the Haute!

When Cadillac announced a few weeks ago that they would unveil a new concept car during Pebble Beach Car Week, nothing could have prepared me for the dramatic nature of the convertible Ciel, or the flurry of Cadillac activity that accompanied it. Read More