A few years ago (2014), the partnership between Mercedes and McLaren that gloriously produced the Mercedes SLR McLaren came to an end. There have been mixed results. On the racetrack, Mercedes definitely stepped it up a notch in F1, as you all know, whereas McLaren is still struggling (chiefly because of the Honda engine). When … More Flabbergasted Drive → McLaren 570S Spider & 720S, 1st impression
70 years of Red Passion 1947-2017 It began 70 years ago. History has it that on May 12, 1947 the Ferrari 125S was driven past the gates outside the factory in Maranello, Italy for its first ever road test. That marked the birth of a dream that became, by default and definition, a red dream … More Flabbergasted Events → Finali Mondiali 2017 (Ferrari)
Everyone around the world knows Monaco, even if they haven’t been here before. If you’re a car enthusiast, or car nut as the Americans would put it, you’ve seen this place a million times before. You’ve seen the photographs, the Instagram hashtags, the Facebook posts, the YouTube videos. The Principality of Monaco is something else, … More Flabbergasted → Top Marques 2017
Hello and welcome to Empoli! So is it them or it? Your favourite team? LA Lakers? LA Galaxy? Liverpool FC? Manchester United? And what about your favourite F1 team? Ferrari or Red Bull, Mercedes or, I don’t know, Renault. Whatever. Haas, Force India. Choose yours. The point is, would you say Mercedes are having a wonderful … More Flabbergasted Drive → Porsche 911 Carrera S
The things that won’t surprise you about the Vulcano are there to bread in the brochure. Direct injection, 6,2L V8, carbon ceramic brakes, you know it’s got 870 HP and you know 0-200 is dealt with in less than 10 seconds, and if you keep on going you won’t stop until you reach 349 km/h. … More 2016 Top Marques #episode4 – Icona Vulcano – The Titanium Dream
Miles Hulford is in charge of the Special Operations & Vehicles Unit at Jaguar-Land Rover, which in plain English means he’s the guy that gives Daniel Craig-James Bond his mega-wheeled Pick-Up Truck and puts Dave Bautista-Mr. Hinx behind the wheel of the Jaguar CX-75 in 007 – Spectre. Which is pretty cool. The press went … More 2016 Top Marques #episode3 – Jaguar CX75 (as seen in 007 – Spectre)
The Gemballa Gt Spider (sometimes spelled “Spyder”) is based on the McLaren 12C / 650S. More aggressive, with forged wheels GForged-one 20 “/ 21”, and more… orange, with the spectacular cabin design.