ALONG CAME THE SPYDER – Porsche 918 Spyder

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With unprecedented speed and performance the hybrid electric Porsche 918 Spyder has forever changed the way the world views eco-friendly sports cars. A few years ago. Porsche embarked on a three-year development plan to create a hybrid-electric supercar truly deserving of the automakers iconic nameplate.

Sinclair C5 – 1985

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The mistake was to call it a car in the first place. The Sinclair C5 was a genuine attempt to create an environmentally-friendly, personal urban transport. It was a revolutionary idea, planned as the first in a series of experiments which would see an electrically-powered vehicle grow from a tiny three-wheeler for one, into a … [Read more…]

Peel P50 – 1963

Peel P50 - 1963

Advertised as being for ‘one adult and a shopping bag’, the Peel P50 was designed as a convenience microcar for nipping around town. When it was launched at the 1962 Earl’s Court Motor Show, it caused a stir on two counts: it was the only car ever to have emanated from the Isle of Man, … [Read more…]

Messerschmitt KR200 – 1955

Messerschmitt KR200 - 1955

The ‘KR’ stands for Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter). After World War II, the German Messerschmitt company was forbidden to manufacture aircraft. Instead, it sought to stay in business by making auto parts for others, and its own economy vehicles for a mass market.

McLaren 675LT

2015 McLaren 675LT Coupe Delta Red 12

It doesn’t really take much to make a child happy. Then, if the child in question has little more than 30 years and a passion for McLaren, you does not need more than the right car and the right road.

Spread Your Wings – Tesla Model X

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Save and Send. Its too late to go back and change my piece for this month – and I am expecting trouble on the way (or maybe not) when the boss will read that I madly love the Model X, mainly for its rear doors, baptized “falcon wings doors”.