Driving the Mercedes AMG GT-C down a cypress-lined Tuscan road

The old SLS AMG was mad. It was powered by a 6.2-litre naturally aspirated V8, putting out 571 hp and it weighed, when all is said and done, about a million tons. In theory, the SLS would do zero-to-sixty in 3.7 seconds but the truth is you’d never get to sixty, because you’d be facing … More Driving the Mercedes AMG GT-C down a cypress-lined Tuscan road

The Ferrari Roma is a lot better than I thought it would be

In the 1980s, my hometown used to be the third wealthiest city in Italy and expensive cars were selling like hot cakes. Then things changed and, well, it no longer is. However, there’s still a Ferrari dealership in town and I was finally able to get acquainted with the all-new Ferrari Roma. There were plans … More The Ferrari Roma is a lot better than I thought it would be

The best little car you can buy – Driving a Suzuki Jimny in a Marble Quarry in Tuscany

When I first drove the new Jimny, around a year ago, I had no idea I’d have to write a swan song so soon. Just fourteen months later, the future of the Jimny is unsure amid concerns over emissions, especially in the European Union. I got in touch with Suzuki Italia and they simply said … More The best little car you can buy – Driving a Suzuki Jimny in a Marble Quarry in Tuscany

Lexus unveils the LC Convertible, a gorgeous open-top cruiser

Eleven years ago, at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, Lexus introduced an instant classic, one of the most iconic cars ever made: the LFA. The LFA was just something else and I think the fact that it was unveiled by Lexus, of all brands, made it even more sensational because it was unexpected. If Lambo … More Lexus unveils the LC Convertible, a gorgeous open-top cruiser

Two days with the new Porsche Cayenne Coupe in the mountains

Porsche Cayenne was first introduced at the 2002 Frankfurt Motor Show and entered production in 2003. It was a breakthrough vehicle for both Porsche and the automotive industry because it pioneered big and powerful off-roaders that aren’t off-roaders. It was one of the first SUVs as we know it today. It was a bold move … More Two days with the new Porsche Cayenne Coupe in the mountains