The Peaked Lapel

A Day at Millbrook Proving Ground with Aston Martin

When you are offered the chance to drive the complete range of newly launched Aston Martins, you don’t say no - and what a day it was. Not only the perfect preparation for the Gumball 3000 rally but it also...

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Aston Martin Rapide V12

A Day at Millbrook Proving Ground with Aston Martin

When you are offered the chance to drive the complete range of newly launched Aston Martins, you don’t say no - and what a day it was. Not only the perfect preparation for the Gumball 3000 rally but it also revitalised my interest in...

Ferrari F355 Badge

Choosing a Car for Gumball 3000

One of the major decisions when participating in the Gumball 3000 Rally is which car to drive. The first decision for me was whether to do it in my own car or, like many who take part in the Rally, to rent one. But I've now made my...

Ferrari F355 Servicing

How much does it cost to run a classic supercar?

There are so many rumours about just how much it costs to run a classic supercar, so I thought it would be a good idea to give an owner’s perspective on just how much it really sets you back. The example I am taking is a Ferrari F355...

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Front

Collection Day – the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

It is not often you get to experience days like this. When a good friend of mine asked whether I wanted to travel to Lamborghini Bristol to collect his brand new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, it was too good an offer to turn down.

Piloti Driving Shoes on Ferrari Engine Bay

Piloti Driving Shoes

As anyone who has driven a performance car, feel is the most important thing, both through the steering wheel to your hands and the pedals to the balls of your feet. That’s where I am so happy Piloti came in.

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

The Aston Martin Volante is a beautiful car. Muscular, taught, brutally simple. It’s also one that looks just as good as a coupe as it does a convertible.

Geneva Motor Show 2019

The 2019 Geneva Motor Show (Part II)

Here I take a look at three cars on show at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show - Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, Aston Martin Vanquish Vision concept and a rare Mercedes 300 SL Roadster from 1958.

Bugatti La Voiture Noire

The 2019 Geneva Motor Show (Part I)

Attending shows like this, whether it’s in relation to watches, cars, or anything else, is always so much fun. I love making my way around the manufacturers’ stands and drinking in all the details of their latest creations. It shows that...

Ferrari Testarossa

Ferrari Testarossa

The Ferrari Testarossa, produced from 1984 – 1991, is an icon of motoring and, specifically, the 1980’s. It appeared in numerous television programs, none of which were more high profile than Miami Vice. Indeed the television show ‘Fifth...

Jaguar F Type V8s Roadster

Jaguar F-Type V8s Roadster

It’s hard to believe that Jaguar, the creator of one of the best-looking cars in history (the E-Type, in case you were wondering . . .), took until 2013 to start selling a replacement, some 38 years after the E-Type went out of production.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Aston Martin V8 Vantage (MY2019)

Replacing your bestselling model is never easy, regardless of the industry in which you work. This is especially true for a relatively small, luxury manufacturer like Aston Martin, which is probably why it took them well over a decade.

Ferrari California T Blue

Ferrari California T

In 2014, the Ferrari California T replaced the California, a car that had opened the marque up to a different type of buyer; those who wanted a less highly strained, more comfortable supersports car. Its predecessor had delivered perhaps...

Ferrari 355 Spider

Ferrari F355 Spider

First of all, a little trivia… hands up who knows why some sports car manufacturers name their convertibles spider or spyder? The name spider comes from the 19th century, when we were all still riding around in horse drawn carriages.

Ferrari 328 Gts

Ferrari 328 GTS

For anyone born after 1990, or if you have no idea who Tom Selleck is, the following will mean nothing. For those, on the other hand, who are fully aware of the moustachio’d 80’s heartthrob, and distinctly remember lusting after the...