Can you think of one motor show in the past two years where manufacturers have spoken about big engines, power, acceleration or the thrill of driving? Instead, the buzzwords have been electric and automated driving. Phrases likes zero emission and autonomous driving have been floating around the booths not only around European motor shows, but … [Read more…]
“What to buy her for a birthday, wedding, or dating anniversary gift?” – This question bothers millions of men every single day. Some buy flowers, others choose new food processors, washing machines, or smartphones, but the best present one can come up with is a new car. But among hundreds of types and models, it’s … [Read more…]
It’s going to be an interesting few months as motorcycle manufacturers scramble to make model year changes to remain in compliance with Euro IV norms that are set to kick in this April. Hero seems to have got a jump start on everyone with their last couple of launches and now KTM gets in on … [Read more…]
SATURDAY: Fascinating day: on our way to the Goodwood Members’ Meeting (MM), the Steering Committee and I dropped into Gordon Murray’s HQ near Guildford to witness the first of TVR’s secret customer briefings. This 90-minute experience emphasised what good sense it makes to hold special events for the faithful.
Behold, this is the most powerful supercar to appear out of Italy — according to Mazzanti. We know, we know, how can a newbie like Mazzanti make the most powerful vehicle when it’s up against giants like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani or Maserati? Simple: squeeze 1,000 horsepower out of an already huge V8 engine.
When the top sports car manufacturers in the world came together in 2007 for a showdown between the world’s fastest supercars, the list of participants read like a who’s who of European automotive royalty: McLaren, Lamborghini, Bugatti. But it was an upstart American company that ultimately dominated the competition.