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

Flabbergasted Events → C & C Brescia

By now you’ve probably heard of Cars & Coffee, if you haven’t, well, summing it all up is a pretty straightforward job. It’s about supercars. 300+ supercars, unique one-offs and some amazing classic metal (including the wonderful Alfa Romeo SZ Zagato) reached the rather spectacular Parco Giardino Sigurtà. The vibe is electric, though that’s probably … More Flabbergasted Events → C & C Brescia

SIAM 2017 Monaco

In the unlikely event of your ever needing to know the average number of gear shifts for each lap, for each driver, during the Monaco GP is around 60. That’s more than 4,600 for the entire race. To any reasonable soul, this may sound like pointless trivia, it’s chit-chat, prattle, tittle-tattle. Cheap conversation you may … More SIAM 2017 Monaco

Flabbergasted Drive → Renault Talisman: Renault F1 and Monaco.

Hello and give a warm welcome back to Renault. You see, while everyone was busy, righteously so, talking about Mercedes, the under-performing Ferrari cars, Verstappen and Alonso with McLaren; Renault, unnoticed and discreetly, made their comeback to F1. Which is good news. Founded in 1899 in France and based in Boulogne-Billancourt, Renault can boast of … More Flabbergasted Drive → Renault Talisman: Renault F1 and Monaco.