Showcase Cars: All About the Ferrari 458 Spider

/ 19th November 2014
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There have always been concerns when a much revered car is re-packaged as a convertible; these stem from questions over the rigidity of the car when it ‘loses’ its roof and the subsequent change in performance. Although car makers have been, in recent years, getting better at dealing with this problem, many could have been forgiven for questioning Ferrari when they launched the 458 Spider – a hardtop convertible based on the outstanding 458 Italia coupe.

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How to Buy Your Own Superyacht

/ 6th November 2014
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In days gone by, the status symbol of the super rich took the shape of a supercar, but with every Premier League footballer now owning a garage full, the allure of these has diminished. Owning your own private jet became the next ‘in-thing’, but with concerns over air travel in the modern world, this too has fallen away.

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Showcase Cars: All About the Morgan Plus 4

/ 4th November 2014
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There may not be another driving experience like it. In this day and age of mass production, carbon fibre bodies and cars bursting at the seams with modern technology, the Morgan Plus 4 harks back to a simpler, purer, driving experience.

People fall out of love with driving because of computers controlling their driving, clever gear boxes dictating changes and braking systems removing the need for any skill or judgement.

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Showcase Cars: All About the Bentley Continental GT

/ 24th October 2014
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Bentley Continental GT Speed // Image: Andrew Xu, Flickr

In our previous piece in our showcase car series, on the Porsche 911 Turbo, we examined the history of the car from conception to its modern inception. This is perhaps slightly harder to do when the car in question only came into existence in 2003, for that is when the world welcomed the magnificent Bentley Continental GT to the roads.

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Showcase Cars: All About the Porsche 911 Turbo

/ 15th October 2014
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Porsche 911 Turbo in motion // Image: Axion23, Flickr

In 1973 Porsche unveiled a new car at the prestigious Motor Show in Frankfurt. In the land of its birth, Porsche brought forth the Porsche 911 Turbo and, from that moment on, a ‘legend’ was born. Learn all about the Porsche 911 Turbo in these words below.

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Is This the Greatest Supercar of All Time? McLaren F1 to Break £5m Auction Record

/ 4th August 2014
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Claimed by some to be the finest car of all time, the esteemed McLaren F1 is to go to auction this month, expected to fetch upwards of £7m.

The 1995 chassis 031, having only completed 1004 miles, will be sold at the Goodings sale on August 16 and 17. The auction takes place during the annual Pebble Beach classic car gathering in California.

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