Features - Motoring
Bonding with greatness
A replacement for the venerable DB9 was always going to have big shoes to fill, but Aston Martin’s latest sports car, like a leitmotif, continues the theme and introduces even more innovation.
What is the ultimate go-anywhere vehicle? It’s a question man has been pondering for years.
Articles - Motoring
Everyone loves a rollercoaster ride. Being thrown about, lifted high up, dropped, and twisted around can be a lot of fun. But you can’t do it all day. Sometimes, you just want the peace and quiet of the Ferris wheel.
Blue sky driving
Pleasurable driving experiences aren’t limited to staying on the blacktop, as Land Rover’s latest convertible proves.
When Porsche changed its 911 Carrera from air-cooled to water-cooled engines, purists were incensed. Hang onto your hats, though; an even more dramatic shift is happening to the 911 – turbocharging.
For the 20 years it’s been in production, Subaru’s WRX has made itself an icon. And in STI-guise, it has further cemented its legendary status – there isn’t another vehicle that has offered so much ability, so much tuning potential, so much fun, and been so reliable for such a low price. And while there’s no disputing the car’s brilliance, as the WRX STI hit the second-hand market, massive stereos and huge exhaust pipes seemed to become synonymous with the ‘Rex’.
Does the world really need another sports car? Mercedes-Benz’s performance offshoot thinks so. With permission to create a machine to tackle the Porsche 911 head on, AMG offers up the Mercedes-AMG GT S, a wide-hipped coupe, with distinctive swoopy curves and a long bonnet with rearward cab. It’s vaguely reminiscent of early Ferrari coupes in its styling, but what makes this car different is what’s under that long bonnet.
marine - Silver Fast
At 77m, Silver Fast is the world’s largest and fastest aluminium motor yacht with conventional propulsion.
Lighting the way
With an engine from a Lamborghini and lasers for headlights, the new Audi R8 isn’t your typical supercar. But is it too smart for its own good?