McLaren 570S Spider: Perfection At Its Best

When it comes to McLaren, there’s only one word to describe it: excellence. Excellence in all of its form, from a design point of view, with an increase of only 46kg, despite the retractable roof consisting of two parts and borrowed from its 650S and 675LT cousins, both in terms of performance, thanks for the … [Read more…]

The Battle of Targa – 1973 Porsche Targa 911T Vs 1974 Carrera Targa 2.7 Vs 1981 911 SC Targa Vs 1986 3.2 Supersport Targa

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Born out of necessity, the Targa is an enduring if sometimes unloved model in the 911 range. Its inception was the result of Porsche’s obvious desire to of er an open-topped version of the 911 in the 1960s, though early 911s lacked the structural rigidity to of er a full open top. Fate would intervene, … [Read more…]

“L” From Luxury – 1968 Porsche 911L

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L must be one of the least exhilarating letters in the automotive world – and especially for those who appreciate Porsche 911s. After all, ‘L’ usually refers to long-wheelbase models, but letters such as S, R, RS, GT or GTS, well, enthusiasts pay more notice to those!

Toyota Versus Mazda: The Ultimate Speed Show-Off

REFRESHMENT COMES IN MANY forms. Last night’s cold pint in the Y Pengwern guest house certainly met the criteria. The gale-force weather in north Wales this morning is refreshing, too, albeit less welcome as it tries to strip the hat from my head and turns evo photographer Aston Parrott’s tripod into something from an HG … [Read more…]

Porsche 911 GT3 For Speed Lovers

‘ONE LAST QUESTION,’ I SAY TO ANDREAS Prcuninger at the end of our interview. ‘Is this the best 911 GT3 ever?’ We’re standing in a chilly photographic studio on the outskirts of Stuttgart, just a few kilometres from Porsche’s research and development centre at Weissach. The head of the company’s GT-car division has spent the … [Read more…]