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Mazda MX-5 RF – What’s your favourite car?

In Car Reviews, Mazda, Sports Cars by Neil Lyndon

This is the last car review I shall ever write Car Reviewed: Mazda MX-5 RF It’s been a good run. My enforced retirement comes close to the anniversary of the moment when the editor of a national newspaper idly wondered if I might fill in on the motoring column for a few months while she found somebody permanent. That was …

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Mazda MX-5 RF, a sportscar to love

In Car Reviews, Mazda, Sports Cars by Neil Lyndon

I’m in love again. It’s a miracle. I felt certain it would never happen. I was convinced I was a goner. After an endless succession of humdrum SUVs and worthy-but-oh-so-dull electrics, I had forgotten the delirium of loving a car so much you would get up at dawn to take it out on empty roads with nowhere in particular to …

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Ferrari Portofino – the Italian thoroughbred GT

In Car Reviews, Ferrari, Sports Cars, Supercars by Chris Pickering

If you were to sit down and sketch the archetypal GT car, it would probably look a lot like the Ferrari Portofino: Classic front-engined proportions, 2+2 seating and enough room to whisk its occupants from Milan to Monte Carlo in comfort and style. And yet the Portofino’s predecessor, the California raised a few eyebrows when it first appeared in 2008. …

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The Rodger Dudding Classic Car Collection

In Featured Articles, Sports Cars by Jonathan Smith

Our JONATHAN SMITH pays a visit to a magical private collection of classic cars, believed to be the largest of its kind in Europe. To most onlookers it is Britain’s most expensive car park. However, to its modest owner, Rodger Dudding, the £150million-plus collection is a ‘bit of eclectic fun. If I like it and can afford it, I buy it,’ he says…READ MORE

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Subaru BRZ Now Even More Affordable

In Manufacturers, Speed, Sports Cars, Subaru by Jonathan Humphrey

One of the best drivers cars, the Subaru BRZ is now even more affordable thanks to a £2,500 price reduction. The latest BRZ range will start at just £23,995 on-the-road from May 2014 for the SE Lux model with manual transmission and £25,495 for automatic models. The BRZ is powered by a 2.0-litre horizontally-opposed Boxer petrol engine and boasting a low centre …

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Ready for the Summer, the latest Porsche Boxster GTS

In Featured Articles, Porsche, Speed, Sports Cars by Jonathan Humphrey

Since the Porsche Boxster first appeared in showrooms nearly 20 years ago, the mid-engined two-seater has established itself as the benchmark performance roadster. The new Boxster GTS, enhances the driving experience even further. Uprated engine and specific chassis tuning, the Boxster GTS now sets a new standard for open-top driving.   The benchmark popular roadster now with 330 hp engine …

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Even More Abarth Than Before

In Abarth, Featured Articles, Speed, Sports Cars by Jonathan Humphrey

The Abarth 695 Biposto, Street and Race Car Combo. An out and out performance edition, this is now the hottest car from Abarth, with 190 hp, 997 kg 1.4 T-Jet engine it offers the best acceleration 0-62 mph in a swift 5.9 sec and the best power to weight so far in its category. This new model is a road ready re-creation of …