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Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo AMG Concept

In News by Mickael

With “Vision Gran Turismo”, Kazunori Yamauchi, producer of the Gran Turismo series, asked the world’s leading automotive manufacturers and design studios to imagine a concept model which would give an insight to where automotive is going. Each and every concept developed will be integrated into the new Gran Turismo 6 Playstation game. Mercedes-Benz in partnership with their motorsport and racing …

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Tribute to Paul Walker

In News by Luca

A Tribute to Paul Walker You may have heard that Paul Walker, the famous “Fast and Furious” actor has found death near Los Angeles, U.S.A., yesterday afternoon while he was at a charity meeting. A red Porsche Carrera GT… This is his grave. The circumstances of the accident remain unknown, but the high speed is a factor that is not …

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A tribute to George Harrison

In News by Bertrand

Today, we must remember one of the best music composer ever, George Harrison. He passed away on November, 29th, 2001, aged 58. But his music is still here (Here Comes The Sun, Something, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, What Is Life, My Sweet Lord…). And Harrison is also know as a car enthousiast: he owned supercars such as a Dino …

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RM Auctions and Sotheby’s 63M$ Night

In News by Bertrand

On November 21st, RM Auctions and Sotheby’s united to organise THE auction of the year 2013. How is it possible when you remember that RM has sold a Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART Spyder for 27.5M$ in August ? Text : Bertrand D. Images : RM Auctions © Well, this is their recipe : choose only 30 cars, but be eclectic : from a …

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Ferrari V8 turbocharged engine : the right way ?

In News by Luca

There are many things I hate in this world. Two of them a clearly rumours and automotive change. In this article, we’re going to deal with change. Why ? Simply because Ferrari’s CEO, Amedeo Felisa has revealed some details about a new turbocharged V8 engine… I don’t think I’m a purist, but is it really the right way ? Text …

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Nissan GT-R Nismo launched

In News by Mickael

Back in 2005, when Nissan presented its GT-R Proto Concept, and I remember having a big laugh about the specifications Carlos Ghosn had promised, especially for the price announced. And when three years later, the official GT-R was launched I stopped laughing and started thinking how on earth had they done such a miracle. With a 0-100 km/h in 3.5 …

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Lausanne Auction 2013

In Reports by Mickael

27th October 2013 Each year, a local auction house organizes a car auction in Lausanne, Switzerland. At first in Morges and then afterwards in Lausanne at the Palais de Beaulieu, we decided not knowing what were the cars for sale, and without any expectations to attend this 2013 edition of the event. Especially, from my previous year experiences of these …

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Porsche 911 Speedster : a new 550 Spyder ?

In News by Luca

We always like when automotive brands decide to interpret in modern days their legacy, and we wonder if the upcoming Porsche Speedster is a valuable descendent of the iconic 550 Spyder. Text : Luca W. Images : Porsche © The very first time I saw the 550 Spyder, I was a child. Actually it was virtual. My parents bought me …

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Ferrari 599 GTB

In Drives by Bertrand

In his childhood, Enzo Ferrari saw a picture of a Packard Twin-Six at Indianapolis in 1914. In 1924 he saw  -and heard- a Delage Type 2 LCV win the Grand Prix de Lyon, France, with its 2 litre V12. So when he had the chance to conceive his car, with his name written on the bonnet, back in 1946, him …

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Abarth 500 : the homecoming

In Drives by Luca

  Finally… After two months of torture, she was waiting for me : my old lady, my baby car. This is probably a humble sport car but anyway, it’s gorgeous and it’s simply addictive. Some of you may be laughing at this moment, and I probably would react in the same way if I hadn’t driven this car at least …