McLaren 650S GT3. Inside the machine

As is often the case when it releases a new model, McLaren already had an enormous benchmark in place when it launched the brand new 650S GT3 at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Its predecessor, the 12C GT3, in just three full seasons of competing globally had taken three GT championships, 51 race victories… »12/17/14 3:25am12/17/14 3:25am

VIDEO. 1986 Audi S1 Quattro replica

Any of you familiar with Group B rallying (or indeed were fitted with a pulse at birth) will need little introduction to this astonishingly beautiful Audi S1 Quattro. Winner of two World Rally Championships and pushed to stardom by the driving skills of former champions Walter Röhrl, Stig Blomqvist and Hannu… »12/10/14 1:00pm12/10/14 1:00pm


Anytime the new Mercedes AMG GT comes up in conversation people immediately refer to it as the new SLS, but in reality the second car built entirely from the ground up at Affalterbach occupies a different space to its more flamboyant and now defunct predecessor. While the gullwinged SLS was often mentioned in the… »12/09/14 8:59am12/09/14 8:59am

Ferrari 458 Speciale. DRIVEN. Precious memories

It's been quite a while since I've sworn this much during a test drive. Almost a year in fact. But this is not swearing with vitriolic rage at an incomprehensible SatNav, Bluetooth connection or adaptive cruise control. It's swearing aimed internally. I'm not driving this Ferrari 458 Speciale as I should be. »11/08/14 1:36pm11/08/14 1:36pm

Volkswagen Golf R vs BMW M135i vs Mercedes A 45 AMG

Two generations of the R32 were all it took to cement the latterly named Golf R's legendary reputation in the early 2000s. Devoid of ghastly bodykits, racing stripes and hilariously oversized aftermarket alloys, the R took what made the Golf one of the best handling hatchbacks on the market, tweaked the power,… »10/08/14 12:08am10/08/14 12:08am