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27 08, 2019

MERCEDES-AMG GT 63 S 4 DOOR COUPE. Short blog review.

By | August 27th, 2019|car news, reviews|0 Comments

If you want a GT car with a sense of theatre that accompanies you everywhere you go and you have over £130,000 - then I recommend that you consider a Mercedes AMG GT63 S.  I would never get tired of hearing its V8 engine soundtrack - which sounds as if it’s from a World War [...]

19 11, 2020

THE NEW LAMBORGHINI HURACAN STO. Car news.

By | November 19th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This new Lamborghini Huracán STO - Super Trofeo Omologata is basically a road-homologated racing car. Power comes from a naturally aspirated 5.2 litre V10 engine that produces 640 hp and 565 Nm of torque. All of this power goes straight to the rear wheels. 0 to 62 mph takes 3.0 seconds and it has a [...]

19 11, 2020

LAMBORGHINI JARAMA GT. Car news.

By | November 19th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini Jarama GT.  It was presented to the world at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show.  The Jarama is powered by a front-mounted 4-litre V12 engine with six double-body Weber 40 DCOE carburettors. The engine produces 350 hp and it has a top speed of 161 mph.  When [...]

18 11, 2020

MERCEDES-AMG BREAKS ANOTHER RECORD AT THE THE NÜRBURGRING-NORDSCHLEIFE WITH THE GT BLACK SERIES. Car news.

By | November 18th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

The New Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is officially the fastest production car around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. 6.43,616 minutes for the 20.6 kilometre long track (measured without the straight at track section T13) and 6.48.047 minutes with the straight at track section T13 are the officially and notarised certified times.  It was driven by the professional racing driver Maro [...]

18 11, 2020

UK GOVERNMENT TO BAN THE SALE OF NEW PETROL AND DIESEL VEHICLES. Car news.

By | November 18th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

The UK Government has announced plans that they will accelerate the ban on sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles, as part of their "green industrial revolution". The ban will start in 2030, five years earlier than they first announced. Our green industrial revolution will be powered by the wind turbines of Scotland and the [...]

12 11, 2020

NEW FERRARI SF90 SPIDER. New car news.

By | November 12th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

Earlier today, during a digital event, Ferrari launched the Spider version of their SF90 Stradale.  The SF90 Spider features a retractable hard top roof that can be opened and closed in just 14 seconds. The roof is 20mm lower and the cockpit has been moved forwards. The windscreen is more raked -  compared to the [...]

12 11, 2020

NEW MERCEDES-AMG GT 63S BREAKS RECORD AROUND THE NURBURGRING-NORDSCHLEIFE. New car news.

By | November 12th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

The new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT 63S has set a new lap record around the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife race track. The 630 hp AMG GT 63S set a new time of 7.23.009 minutes around the 12.944 mile long track in the “luxury car” category. This time is 2.3 seconds faster than it previously set in 2018. The [...]

11 11, 2020

NEW VOLKSWAGEN CALIFORNIA 6.1 BEACH. New car news.

By | November 11th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

I am not going to pretend that I understand camper van values (especially VW California prices) but due to high customer demand Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has brought back the Beach model.  Prices start from £52,062 for the California 6.1 Beach Tour. It has 5 seats as standard - with the option to increase 6 or [...]

5 11, 2020

MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL GULLWING RESTORED BY THORNLEY KELHAM. Car news.

By | November 5th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

Award-winning classic and vintage car specialist - Thornley Kelham (based in the Cotswolds) have  just released pictures of the full restoration of a rare 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing.  It was delivered to Thornley Kelham by a renowned collector and Pebble Beach Concours’d Elegance judge for a full restoration.  The owner wanted it to be [...]

5 11, 2020

OCTOBER 2020 NEW CAR REGISTRATIONS ARE DOWN AGAIN. New car news.

By | November 5th, 2020|car news|0 Comments

140,945 new cars were  registered in the UK last month. This represents a -1.6% year on year decline. With the announcement on the 23rd of October of Wales’ “firebreak” lockdown .. I guess that this is no surprise. In England we have just just started our month long lockdown, so all eyes will be on November’s new [...]