McLaren 650S Spider Road Test

It’s 9:00am, late July. The British summer has been kind this year, the clouds charitable in their absence, the sun unusually conspicuous. Today, it’s wet. We’re on our way to McLaren, Woking. The incessant torrent is relentless, and visibility on this particularly drab, grim day is laughable. Or not. It’s Friday, the ABS-reliant commuter mafia…
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Beam Me Up: Mercedes GLA is Your Own Makeshift Cinema

First footage of the Mercedes GLA Concept: it’s compact, it’s sporty and it’s one tough cookie. It’s also your very own cinema-on-the-loose. The new Concept GLA is gearing up to strut its stuff at the Shanghai Motorshow this weekend. Built from the same architecture as the spangly new A-Class (as do Benz’ B and CLA classes), it’s…
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Green Eyed Monster – Aston’s Hybrid Rapide S

Picture the scene: the Eifel mountains of western Germany, a wild land of volcanic peaks and crater-lakes. Shrouded within these dark forests looms the Nürburgring, one of the most dangerous race tracks in the world. Known to petrol heads as The Green Hell, this 25-kilometre, blind-cornered endurance test of man and machine will become proving ground for…
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Baby Rolls Has Spirit

The first progeny of Rolls Royce’s Anglo-German alliance with BMW was the Phantom, star of numerous rap videos and episodes of The Apprentice and yours for £250,000. But with Bentley rapidly cornering what could be facetiously termed the bottom end of the super-luxury market, Rolls-Royce needed a bread and butter model. The result? The Ghost,…
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