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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 …

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British Cars Meeting 2013

In Reports by Mickael

The British Car Meeting in Morges is one of the most charming and typical automotive events. It is as well one of the last one in the automotive year, always held on the first sunday of October. I had been numerous times before to this very sympathetic event since 2008, an for this 22nd edition held on 5th October 2013 …

Automobili Eleganza on the move

In News by Mickael

As you can now see, we’ve been completely changing our website, to deliver your favorite automotive content, faster, easier, and better. After more than one month running through the alpha-process, we’re finally getting to the beta, but still you can expect more changes to come, as our new design layout is still not sure. We want to experiment various possibilities …

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Ollon – Villars Hillclimb 2013

In Reports by Mickael

On 14th and 15th September 2013, between two small swiss villages occured a classic hillclimb retrospective. Just a few kilometers away from the lake of Geneva, starting in Ollon and up to Villars this typical and unmistakable event is always a nice moment to spend time meeting passionate people, admiring some classic racing cars come back to life and their …

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Ferrari 308 GTB Vetroresina

In Drives by Bertrand

Where does the passion come from ? Concerning cars, for certain people, it comes from a childhood memory, the first time they’ve seen a particular car, or a Formula One Grand Prix… But to me, it’s a family tradition. Both my Grandfathers were in the automotive industry. One was a Renault dealer, it was his full time job. For my …