Ssangyong Tivoli XLV

The Tivoli crossover, launched last year, was the first Ssangyong built under Mahindra ownership. But more important than the Indian conglomerate’s bankrolling of the project was the nature of the car. Following on from the Korando, the Tivoli was further confirmation that South Korea’s third-largest car maker could move from producing redundant, ugly SUVs that … [Read more…]

Jensen Interceptor

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The Jensen Interceptor was one of those great cars that comes along every decade or so. Built in a small Birmingham, England, factory, a triumph of tenacity over resources, the Interceptor’s lantern-jawed looks and tire-smoking power made the tiny Jensen company a household name. A glamorous cocktail of an Italian-styled body, American V8 engine, and … [Read more…]

Jaguar C-Type

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The C-Type is the car that launched the Jaguar racing legend and began a Le Mans love affair for the men from Coventry. In the 1950s, Jaguar boss Bill Lyons was intent on winning Le Mans laurels for Britain, just as Bentley had done a quarter of a century before. After testing mildly modified XK120s … [Read more…]