Mid-engined Aston Martin supercars on the way

Mid-engined Aston Martin supercars on the way

Aston Martin seems to be on a bit of a roll. The company has previewed three new models in concept form and has a fourth on the way. While Porsche and Maserati are downsizing and trying to go mainstream with the ‘Macan’ and ‘Ghibli’ respectively, Aston Martin is doing the...

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

There are numerous myths and apocryphal stories surrounding the marque Rolls-Royce, but one that is verifiable is the naming of one of their models ‘Silver Mist’, in line with other silver items, like ‘Ghost’, ‘Cloud’, ‘Shadow’,’Spirit’, ‘Spur’ and ‘Wraith’. The ‘Silver Mist’ followed the same fate as an Irish liqueur...

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100 years of the Winged B

100 years of the Winged B

The 10th of July 2019 will mark 100 years since Walter Owen (W.O.) Bentley started one of the most well-known British brands of all time. Over the years the brand has been synonymous with building high-performance luxury cars. The company has also made a name for itself on the race...

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There are plenty of new cars coming in 2019 that are worth looking forward to. Here are just some of our favourites.

There are plenty of new cars coming in 2019 that are worth looking forward to. Here are just some of our favourites.

Both Mini and Honda are bringing small electric cars to market. The former will be a plug-in version of the popular hatchback while the latter is set to release a production version of its Urban EV concept we saw a few years ago. Both cars will feature retro styling while...

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Toyota Supra to make a comeback

Toyota Supra to make a comeback

Last month we brought you information about the upcoming mid-engined Corvette. But as exciting as that is, the ‘Vette’ is unlikely to come to Britain in right-hand-drive. There’s no guarantee that it won’t, rumours have spread that Australia is getting it, don’t hold your breath. But what about a long-awaited...

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And now for something completely different…

And now for something completely different…

On these pages we have brought you all manner of exotic and classic cars that make even the automotive laymen feel lustful. Well this car is somewhat like those. It has the same number of wheels as a Bugatti Veyron and is faster than a Ferrari. No, really! If a...

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Volvo concept envisions the world around self-driving cars

Volvo concept envisions the world around self-driving cars

“When the Wright brothers took to the skies in 1903, they did not have a clue about what modern air travel would look like,” Mårten Levenstam, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Volvo Cars says. “We do not know what the future of autonomous drive will hold, but it...

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Le Mans 1968 – 2018

Le Mans 1968 – 2018

By Maitland Cook La Chartre sur le Loir Sitting on the terrace of the Hotel de France with a large glass of crisp ‘Jasnieres’ I reflected not only on the last 24 hours of excitement of the Le Mans Race, but also on the last fifty years. For it was...

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The Le Mans 24 Hour race 16/17 June 2018. At last…Toyota Triumphs!

The Le Mans 24 Hour race 16/17 June 2018. At last…Toyota Triumphs!

  By Maitland Cook La Chartre sur le Loir. Sitting on the terrace at the Hotel de France considering the events of the previous 24 hours, enjoying a crisp glass of Jasnieres… The 86th running of the Le Mans 24 Hour race was interesting without hitting the levels of excitement...

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The state of EVs today

Between the Hyundai Kona electric, the Nissan Leaf, and of course, the Tesla Model 3, electric cars with usable real-world ranges are no longer just for the rich. Each of these models can drive well over 100 miles on a full charge for a price around £30,000. Of course, premium...

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