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The Bugatti That Never Was: Bugatti 16C Galibier

The twin-supercharged Galibier was to be the second model in Bugatti's range, alongside the record breaking Veyron. Today the world seems obsessed with high-riding performance SUVs, with even the most diehard supercar manufacturers turning to the more opulent form factor. Lamborghini and Porsche...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 23, 2019

20 Years Of James Bond's BMW Z8

Hardcore 007 fans questioned BMWs involvement in the franchise, but the Z8 won them over two decades ago today James Bond. He needs no introduction. As the world’s most refined fictional secret agent, 007 remains famous for exercising his licence to kill in the name of Queen, country, and the od...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 09, 2019

The Super SUV That Arrived A Decade Too Early: Spyker D12

The Spyker D12 Peking To Paris Concept car was ahead of its time, ultimately costing its success. The notion of high performance SUVs is something we are all familiar with today. Just about everyone and their mother is building a premium high-riding car in a bid to cash-in on the booming fashion...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 06, 2019

Bentley Boys VS The Blue Train: The Impossible Race

In 1930 Bentley Boy Woolf Barnato wagered that he could beat the famous Blue Train across France in his Bentley Speed Six. The backbone of Bentley’s legend is forged from the stories of the ‘Bentley Boys’. These wealthy, but daring gentleman racers saw success in motorsport and served to be the ...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 02, 2019

Can A Four-Cylinder F-Type Ever Live Up To Its Jaguar Heritage?

The Jaguar F-Type P300 has the handsome looks of its more potent siblings, but does it deserve its prestigious Jaguar badge? The Goodwood Motor Circuit in England is the epitome of hallowed ground. Since 1948, it has hosted some of the most significant motorsport events in the world with its his...
By Tyler Heatley Mar 28, 2019

Top 10 V12 Engined Cars Of All-Time

There is something very special about 12 cylinder cars that commands respect from every corner of the automotive fraternity. V8s may rumble, and V10s make a distinctive howl, but only a V12 sings. These automotive orchestras are true works of art that deliver on soul, and a wealth of effortless t...
By Tyler Heatley Mar 22, 2019

Belle Meade Collection Offers Everything From Muscle To Luxury

RM Sotheby’s up and coming Fort Lauderdale auction is packed full of ‘must have’ classic and collector cars. Amongst these impressive four-wheeled stars, set to cross the auction block on March 29-30, 2019, are 17 prestigious vehicles from the Belle Meade Collection. Ranging from a pristine Ponti...
By Tyler Heatley Mar 12, 2019

Why The Rover 800 Coupé Is Britain's Greatest Underrated Classic

Once a vision of cheap failure, the 2.0-liter 800 Coupé has struggled to gain merit in a crowded classic market. Here’s why it deserves some attention Rover owners are wrong. Always, and about everything. No matter the profession, that grille-mounted Viking emblem exudes an image of failure to c...
By Calum Brown Mar 07, 2019

The Mystery Of Bugatti's Lost 'La Voiture Noire' Type 57 Atlantic

Bugatti only built four Type 57 Atlantics making them extremely valuable. One car known as 'La Voiture Noire' is still missing The Bugatti La Voiture Noire was revealed to the world at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show as the world’s most expensive new car. This one-off set its new owner back $12,503,1...
By Tyler Heatley Mar 06, 2019

How reliable is a £50 Alfa Romeo 156?

We buy a 2000 Alfa Romeo 156 for the grand total of £50 ($63) and embark upon a tour of Cumbria and Scotland. What could possibly go wrong? I didn’t plan on falling head over heels for an Alfa Romeo 156. Like most enduring love stories, the dynamics between X993 FAE and myself resulted from a ...
By Gillian Carmoodie Feb 24, 2019

The $900K Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf Doomed To Obscurity

Less than 150 Aston Martin Lagonda Tarafs were ever made, making it one of the rarest luxury limos in the world. Aston Martin is well known for its handsome luxury GT cars. You’ll find them on movie screens, parked outside lavish restaurants the world over, and imprinted on the wish list of almo...
By Tyler Heatley Feb 20, 2019

Is Now The Perfect Time To Invest In A ‘Classic’ Nissan Cube?

Is it a car? Postal van? Mobility vehicle? Jacuzzi? Living room? No, it’s the Nissan Cube – a highly distinctive Japanese MPV that fits most of those eclectic guesses in some way or another. As the Cube nears classic status, is now the time to buy? Have you ever clocked the unique sight of a Ni...
By Gillian Carmoodie Feb 04, 2019

Driving The Rambo Lambo: Lamborghini LM002

Simply one of the most outrageous vehicles ever made, the Lamborghini LM002 was the world's first super SUV. The temperature is in the negative figures, the usually blue Braies Lake is frozen and icy white, and the landscape that surrounds it is dusted with snow. The Italian Mountains make for a...
By Tyler Heatley Feb 01, 2019

How Jaguar's Pride Gifted Aston Martin The DB7

The Aston Martin DB7 is 25 years-old in 2019, but the design was originally destined for a Jaguar sports car Aston Martin produces some of the most desirable cars in the world, thanks to beautiful design, luxurious materials, and great engineering. While the British marque had a reputation for e...
By Tyler Heatley Jan 31, 2019

Celebrating 40 Years Of The W126 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always been a benchmark for luxury and technology, but the W126 raised the bar even further For decades, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been something of an automotive yardstick for technology. These luxury sedans have always represented the very best of the German m...
By Tyler Heatley Jan 28, 2019

What To Expect At Retro Classics 2019

Retro Classics is one of the largest classic and collector car shows in Europe. For 2019 the show is even bigger with over 3000 cars attending. If you love classic and collector cars, the Retro Classics show in Europe should be on your to do list for 2019. Billed as one of Europe’s largest class...
By Tyler Heatley Jan 26, 2019
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