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A Great Week For Convertibles New McLaren 650S Spider

In Featured Articles, McLaren, Speed by Jonathan Humphrey

New McLaren 650S Spider just as engaging on road and track as fixed-roof Coupé 0-100km/h (62 mph) takes 3.0 seconds, 0-200 km/h (124 mph) in 8.6 seconds No reduction in torsional strength due to unique carbon fibre MonoCell chassis; similar weight, too Two piece roof can be raised or lowered in less than 17 seconds on the move at speeds […]

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All-New Audi TT Coupé First Pictures

In Audi, Featured Articles, Speed by Jonathan Humphrey

Lighter, Faster, Better, All-New Audi TT Coupé Debut Featuring an, all-digital virtual cockpit and 0-62mph in just 4.7 seconds for the TTS. The all-new Audi TT and 310PS TTS Coupés debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show. The third generation Audi TT Coupé, redesigned from the ground up to deliver much improved performance with greater efficiency, and also offer innovations […]

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Vauxhall VXR EXTREME First Pics

In Featured Articles, Speed, Vauxhall by Jonathan Humphrey

The Astra VXR EXTREME, the most powerful front-wheel drive Vauxhall ever. 2.0-litre turbo / 300PS, to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Derived from last year’s Astra Cup race car that competed in the Nürburgring Endurance Championship, the EXTREME is the lighter, more powerful street-legal race sibling to the current Astra VXR. Shorn of 100kg, thanks to liberal […]

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The Angry Jaguar XFR-S Review

In Car Reviews, Jaguar, Speed by Chris Lilly

It is not an often heard phrase but I’ve driven a big angry Smurf. Strange it may seem but that’s my overriding impression of driving the Jaguar XFR-S – though this may have been influenced by the fact that the car I drove was the same hue as Papa. I believe that the colour is actually called French Racing Blue, […]

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Speedy New Audi S1 and S1 Sportback Quattro with 227bhp

In Audi, Featured Articles, Speed by Jonathan Humphrey

Audi premium subcompact Pocket Rocket joins the S quattro family 231PS from the new TFSI engine with the quattro renowned all-wheel-drive system   In a great week for small cars Audi have announced the S1 will be available in the UK from mid-March priced from £24,900 on the road, five-door S1 Sportback from £25,630 on the road – The first deliveries […]

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F-Type Coupé – The Right Car for the Right Man

In Jaguar, Lifestyle, Speed by Jonathan Humphrey

José Mourinho Chelsea Manager will be ready to take delivery of the first F-TYPE Coupé in March 2014 The Official launch event of this great new Jaguar coupé is to be held in London this week on the 13th February. Mourinho will join Jaguar Land Rover UK Managing Director and Jaguar Design Director at the event. The event will take place tomorrow […]

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Nissan GT-R Nismo Developed, Honed and Perfected

In Featured Articles, Nissan, Speed, Supercars by Jonathan Humphrey

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says: "this is the fastest Nissan GT-R ever. With a 7:08.679 lap time, we can authoritatively say that the Nissan GT-R Nismo holds the volume production car lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, which is the gold standard of high performance achievement."Race-inspired version of Nissan's legendary GT-R make its European debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. [...]
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Driving the Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Tech

In Car Reviews, Kia, Speed by Philip Shoulder

Cool, quick and comfortable, a likeable, capable, Kia hot-hatch Kia’s first hot-hatch… the Pro_cee’d GT.   Designed in Europe under the direction of President and Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, the sporty new Kia models feature new front grilles and lamp clusters, deeper bumpers, jewel-like four-point LED daytime running lights, new fog lights, dual-exhaust pipes, larger 18-inch alloy wheels, eye-catching [...]
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Race Retro James Hunt Racing Helmet at Auction

In Auctions, Featured Articles, Speed by Jonathan Humphrey

James Hunt’s racing helmet at Silverstone Race Retro Auction. The most flamboyant of F1 drivers, this helmet is one of the star automobilia lots at Silverstone Auctions’ forthcoming Race Retro Sale on the 22-23rd February. With an estimate of between £18-25,000 the helmet was used by Hunt in the penultimate season in 1978 with McLaren. Black with three coloured stripes, James Hunt’s […]

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Maserati Makes its Super Bowl XLVIII Debut

In Featured Articles, Maserati, Speed by Jonathan Humphrey

"...and then walk out of the shadows, quietly walk out of the dark—and strike."Maserati is celebrating the North American roll out of the all-new Ghibli. At the Superbowl it had a very expensive 90-second broadcast spot titled “Strike”. The Spot was shown during the first quarter of the world's most anticipated football game.   The piece was filmed on location [...]
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EXTREME and Radical Lightweight Astra VXR

In Featured Articles, Speed, Vauxhall by Jonathan Humphrey

We will have More information about the Astra VXR EXTREME, next monthA Low-weight, high-powered Astra VXR The EXTREME   Vauxhall have released the pictures of one of its new concept cars to be shown at Geneva. The Astra VXR EXTREME, which we are told will be the basis for a future low-volume production run. The radical derivative has come from last [...]