Dakar Rally: Audi Puts The RS Q e-tron to the Test in Morocco

Posted in AUDI, LUXURY CARS on September 20, 2021
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Image: Audi Ahead of the Dakar Rally, Audi Sport has put its Audi RS Q e-tron through its paces in the deserts of Morocco. With its three driver crews, Audi pushed the car to its extremes to test its capabilities. Sven Quandt, team principal of Q Motorsport said that at times, the temperatures soared to over 40 degrees Celsius, which brought some new issues to light. He also said that sandstorms hampered the tests. Andreas Read More »

Salon Privé 2021: Rolls-Royce Celebrates Bespoke Commissions

Posted in LUXURY CARS on September 2, 2021
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Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has displayed two of its bespoke commissions at Salon Privé 2021, an exclusive Concours d’Elégance held at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. The two cars on display are the Black Badge Wraith and the Black Badge Cullinan. Black Badge Cullinan The Black Badge Cullinan features a plethora of bespoke appointments, the most notable of which is a highly contemporary Bespoke Verde Ermes green for the coachwork. It also has a dark chrome Spirit of Read More »

Under The Hammer: 1946 Delahaye Type 135M Cabriolet

Posted in LUXURY CARS on August 31, 2021
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Image: H and H This gorgeous 1946 Delahaye Type 135M Cabriolet is set to go on auction on September 8 by H&H Classics at the Imperial War Museum Duxford. It is reportedly estimated to fetch between £250,000 to £300,000. Believed to be only one of two ever made, this Grande Routiere would be a proud addition to any classic car collection. Its sister car, chassis 800320, was offered for sale with a guide price of Read More »

LaSource: This Company Wants To Help You Build The Car Of Your Dreams

Posted in LUXURY CARS on August 23, 2021
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James Banks. Image: LaSource Every now and then, you’ll come across a company that’ll pique your curiosity and then make you fall in love with its cause. LaSource is one such company. Founded by a man whose love for cars knows no bounds, LaSource takes motorcar brokerage to a whole new level. Often times with brokerage, potential buyers and sellers are separated by several degrees of connections. It’s almost never a simple buyer-seller negotiation. LaSource Read More »

2022 Supercar Spotlight: Lamborghini, Ford, and Acura

Posted in LUXURY CARS on August 13, 2021
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Image: Ford Performance 2022 is still a ways away, but where supercars are concerned there are already a few exciting models in the pipeline. Key among those are Lamborghini’s Countach, Ford’s 2022 GT ’64 Prototype Heritage Edition and the 2022 Acura NSX Type S. Read on to find out more about each of these models. Lamborghini Countach Fans will remember the Countach as an icon that moulded the modern supercar. First launched on March 11, Read More »

Richard Hammond Is Selling His Beloved Fleet Of Classic Rides

Posted in LUXURY CARS on July 28, 2021
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1969 Porsche 911T. Image: Silverstone Auctions Richard Hammond is putting some of his impressive rides up for auction at The Classic at Silverstone. Hammond has been at the centre of several high-profile shows, including the highly-successful Top Gear and The Grand Tour. Because starting a business can be rather expensive, Hammond found himself needing to auction off a selection of his car and motorbike collection. This is to fund a new car restoration business called Read More »

Hybrid and Electric Luxury Car Sales Are On the Rise

Posted in LUXURY CARS on July 13, 2021
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Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid; Credit: Bentley 2020 was an unprecedented year for many industries and the automotive industry, in particular, saw a 20% drop year-on-year but registration for electric and hybrid vehicles grew more than 137% as compared to 2019. In the realm of luxury cars, there is a trend that buyers are switching to hybrid or electric cars (EVs). For example, in the first quarter of 2021, Porsche’s fully electric Taycan outperformed the Boxter, Read More »

Lamborghini teases the final Aventador V12 coupe

Posted in LUXURY CARS on July 6, 2021
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Image: Lamborghini Lamborghini has revealed a teaser of what might be the final iteration of its V12 Aventador coupe, which is set for a formal launch tomorrow (July 7). The teaser was published on the Italian supercar maker’s social media channels, featuring a sleek silhouette of the upcoming coupe, along with the caption: “It takes time to become timeless”. Check out the post below: It takes time to become timeless. Are you ready? It's almost Read More »

The Evolving Pleasures of Driving

Posted in BMW, LUXURY CARS on June 29, 2021
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Since the invention of the internal combustion engine, automakers have been obsessed with increasing the maximum output and speed of their creations. There’s just something about hearing the purr of a well-tuned engine and feeling the car surge forward in response that brings out something primal in all drivers. This is of course due to the rush of adrenaline we get from engaging in anything dangerous or exciting. For years, drivers have been chasing this Read More »

Rolls-Royce Landspeed Collection Celebrates The Forgotten Record Holder

Posted in LUXURY CARS on June 25, 2021
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Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge Landspeed Collection The year was 1937 when Captain George Eyston’s Thunderbolt reached a record land speed of 312 mph, powered by two Rolls-Royce R V12 aero engines. The British racer was not new to the world of racing as two years prior, he had already set new 24-hour and 48-hour endurance speed records held at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. For his outstanding achievements, he was presented with the Segrave Read More »

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