Hilly Street Blues: A Cynical Brit in Silicon Valley

Here I am, a cynical Brit in Silicon Valley, surrounded by optimistic Americans who are seemingly pushing the boundaries of software and hardware engineering. All in the service of making the world a better place. Or at least, a better connected place. Meanwhile, over six thousand miles away in Italy, Ferrari are focussing on the…
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Caracalla 1947 Chooses Excellent Name for Latest Bag

Beautiful, inspired and tasteful luggage collection chooses brilliant name for high-end range. On 25th May 1947, Ferrari won their first race on a Roman circuit around the historic baths of Emperor Caracalla. It was down to this, the man’s obvious love for the sport, and his appreciation of fine craftsmanship, that lead Simon Jordan to…
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First Date Cars

Now ladies you’re going to have to bear with me on this, being of the gene pool that is male I cannot speak with authority on what goes through your minds when preparing for a night out with one of us (male). I assume you have answered the conundrum of what clothing would be considered…
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California Souled: Ferrari California Review

If there is anywhere associated with glamour, wealth and good times, California is it. Ferrari first applied the name to a limited edition of its 250GT, created at the behest of a particularly insistent dealer from the Golden State. Immortalised in the seminal 80s movie, Ferris Buellers Day Off, the 250GT California is one of…
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Greedy Eighties

The 1980s were a hedonistic time which saw self-indulgence and greed reach levels not seen since Henry VIII held court and proclaimed, pre-lunch, that one hog-roast was sufficient for him whilst a barbecued hamster would suffice for his 250 guests, that included the infamous Go-Lightly family from Wales and the Robusts (pron Rowboosts) from France.…
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Rain, Planes and Automobiles

The current zeitgeist of frugality and environmental concern was not abating, in fact it was getting worse. LUSSO was restless and fancied a wander in the opposite direction. Searching around for the perfect antidote, we were contacted by the Malaysian Tourist Board, who invited us to Kuala Lumpur and the Malaysian Grand Prix. Now then,…
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Vehicle Sorcerer

Experts come in many forms. When looking to purchase a home, whether it’s to be a main family residence or a weekend bolt hole in the country, we employ the services of a surveyor. No matter how perfect the place may look in your own eyes, it takes the opinion of someone else to actually…
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Fantasy Garage

A conversation I have seen brought up dozens of times, in pubs, online motoring forums or in just idle chat is what cars would you have in your perfect garage. Peoples responses range from the inevitable Bugatti Veyron, (well why not given a free range why settle for a garage full of Nissan Micras and…
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