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1994 Jaguar XJR: The Six-Cylinder That Revitalised Britain's B...

Motorious takes a closer look at the Jaguar that changed everything – the brutal yet beautiful straight-six 1994 XJR Before the XJR arrived, Jaguar was suffering something of an identity crisis. Previous esteem with which the genteel marque’s high-end saloons were held was on the wane. Sir Willi...
By Calum Brown Jun 08, 2019

Niki Lauda's Top 10 Formula 1 Cars

The passing of Niki Lauda is a great loss to the world of motorsport — and indeed the world as a whole. This extremely talented racer worked his way up through the ranks, and even cheated death after a horrific crash in 1976 while driving for Ferrari against McLaren's James Hunt. His determinatio...
By Tyler Heatley May 21, 2019

Why It's Time To Invest In An Alfa Romeo 156

Alfa's 156 offers a potent blend of charisma and excitement. However, finding a good one is getting more difficult as time moves on. It's time to find one and tuck it away... An Alfa Romeo can be a dangerous proposition. Combining a potent blend of styling and performance with lashings of Italia...
By Calum Brown May 19, 2019

The Story Behind This Globe Trotting 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide

Elaborately fashioned and carrying the prestige of a recent Le Mans win for the marque, the LG45 Rapide was destined to impress. We find out more on this rare car… Each and every feature on a Lagonda LG45 Rapide speaks of impressive luxury and performance. The coachwork possesses a rare and unas...
By Gillian Carmoodie May 18, 2019

Does The Historic Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio Badge Belong On An SUV?

True Alfisti may question the Stelvio Quadrifoglio's motives, so can this 505-horsepower super SUV justify itself? I think we’re all used to the notion of high-performance SUV by this point in time. While some still detest the notion of historic marques opening themselves up to the fastest growi...
By Tyler Heatley May 15, 2019

The Dangers Of Nikasil Cylinder Linings In Your Jaguar XK8

There's a dark secret within the engine bay of pre-2000 model year Jaguar XK8s. If you've got Nikasil cylinder linings, there's a few things you need to watch out for... Instead of jumping in to assess the proficiency and overall condition of various components under the bonnet when viewing a Ja...
By Gillian Carmoodie May 11, 2019

How Tom Walkinshaw's Group A XJ-S Changed Jaguar's Mind

Tom Walkinshaw turned the Jaguar XJ-S into one of the greatest touring cars of the 1980s. 34 years on, we look back at the last car to be raced in period - chassis no.5 Through the prompting of saloon car racer and engineer Ralph Broad, Jaguar's XJ-S entered top-flight competition at a relativel...
By Calum Brown May 11, 2019

The 250 LM Was The Last Ferrari To Win Le Mans

Just 32 Ferrari 250 LM were ever built with the aim of bringing prototype technology to GT racing. Motorsport is effectively a self-perpetuating arms race between manufacturers of high performance machines. Engineering and design talent is pushed to extremes in an attempt to reach ever greater s...
By Tyler Heatley May 08, 2019

The Beast Of Turin Was Faster Than An Aeroplane

The Fiat S76 was a 28.4-liter monster of 1910 that achieved a top speed of over 132mph. Throughout history, there has been various myths and legends about beastly creatures such as Bigfoot, the Yeti, dragons, and the Loch Ness Monster. However, these can almost conclusively be written-off as fig...
By Tyler Heatley May 07, 2019

Defending the Jaguar XKE Series III

For decades the Jaguar XKE Series III V12 has lived in the shadow of its forbearers – but is there merit in buying the final incarnation? Let’s face it – the third-incarnation of Jaguar’s XKE (E-type) was far removed from the world-changing mantra offered by the 1961 original. Bloated and heft...
By Calum Brown May 01, 2019

100 Years of Zagato: Top 10 Zagato Designed Cars

Some sort of unquantifiable magic goes on when an Italian puts pen to paper. The nation is responsible for some of the most beautifully designed cars the world has ever seen — is it something in the water? Zagato is one of Italy’s most famous design houses and in 2019 it celebrate its centenary. ...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 30, 2019

Taking The McLaren Senna To Its Spiritual Home

The McLaren Senna is named after arguably the most fame racing driver of all time. We drive the Senna where its namesake won his first F1 grand prix. When McLaren announced that its latest Ultimate Series car was to be called the Senna, the world drew breath. To name your car after one of the gr...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 26, 2019

Where Did The Ferrari logo Come From?

You’ve all seen it, and some of us have worshipped it. But where did Ferrari’s iconic prancing horse stem from? This is the true story behind the most recognised automotive logo of them all If you piloted European skies during the first World War, a certain logo struck fear through the heart. Do...
By Calum Brown Apr 25, 2019

Top 10 Porsches To Buy Before It’s Too Late

Many of us dream about owning a Porsche, but these prestigious cars don't come cheap. Or do they? Some models have yet to attract hefty price tags, but it's only a matter of time before values skyrocket. Check out the top 10 Porsche you need to buy right now. More on PorschePorsche Collection Des...
By Dan Trent Apr 19, 2019

Why The 991 Porsche 911 Carrera T Is More Collectable Than A GT3

The Porsche 911 T is a surprisingly rare car and the very last narrow-body 911 to be produced Right now, many Porsche enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the all-new 992 generation of the iconic sports car, while another group are fighting amongst themselves to get hold of the ever-p...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 17, 2019

The Long Lost Lamborghini Miura Roadster

Built as a one-off concept car, this topless Miura disappeared form the automotive radar for decades. The Lamborghini Miura is often credited as being the world’s first supercar thanks to its attention grabbing looks, high performance, and mid-engine layout. Its legacy is well documented and its...
By Tyler Heatley Apr 16, 2019
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