In the last decade, the luxury car marque Bugatti has remerged to make its mark in the automotive world once again. The name of Bugatti is synonymous with the motor industry and can be traced right back to its inception in 1909 by its Italian-born founder Ettore Bugatti at the company’s home in Molsheim, Alsace, Northern France. Continue reading
The luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is truly an iconic English sports car brand; it is British through and through and has evolved from its historical racing past over the years. Today, the popularity of Aston Martin and its beautiful sports cars is going from strength to strength around the world, especially with its growing sales in India, South America and the Far East. Continue reading
2012 is a big year for Bentley, as it is celebrating an enviable positive increase in car sales worldwide from last year, and the Crewe based über-luxury car company have also just launched the eagerly awaited Bentley Continental GT V8 to the crowds at this months’ Detroit Motor Show in the USA. Continue reading
The German sports car manufacturer Porsche has always been known for innovation in design. The company has moved with the times but remained true to its traditions, and the rear engined Porsche 911 is the perfect testament to that.
Porsche has not rested on its laurels and has looked at breaking into new markets over the last 10 – 15 years, with the development of the 4×4 SUV Porsche Cayenne and the more recent Panamera luxury four door saloon. Continue reading
Ferrari, the luxury Italian sports car company, was founded by the engineer Enzo Ferrari in 1929, as ‘Scuderia Ferrari’. Enzo Ferrari’s primary interest was motor racing and today the names Ferrari and Scuderia are synonymous with the motor racing world around the globe.
The Ferrari car debuted at the now famous 1940 ‘Mille Miglia’ race but, due to World War II, the car saw little competition during this period of time. Enzo never started out to build road going cars, but due to diminishing funds and financial reasons, he succumbed to the Continue reading
With the current economic situation and people loosing trust in bankers, it’s no surprise to find people investing in precious metal, not jewellery but classic cars.
Classic cars are showing they are a sound investment as certain makes and models have been fetching astonishing prices, throwing collectors into fierce bidding wars to add desired favourites to add to their collections. Continue reading
The highly esteemed luxury car manufacturer Bentley Motor Company has recently announced it will be offering diesel engines for some of its models in their range for the first time ever.
Bentley is said to be planning to use the both economical and powerful V8 TDi and V12 TDi diesel engines. These diesel engines are already being used within the VW and Audi range and have proved popular in many of the car markets around the world. Continue reading
A new luxury concept car has recently been unveiled by the Jaguar Land Rover Company. The Jaguar C-X16 features new “green” technology, marking a shift into new territory for the company whilst making the leap into the “green-hybrid” market currently enjoyed by many of the big volume car manufacturers. The move towards a greener sports car within their range is in direct response to many offerings and new emerging luxury sports car models from some of the other luxury car manufacturers. Continue reading
The Land Rover Defender has always had a cult following, where you’re a purest off-roader, need your trusty Land Rover to get you from A – B via both a range of off-road terrain and mind numbing motorways, or alternatively its never going go off road in its life apart from when you park it on a grass verge outside the school. This is a vehicle for many uses and many capabilities. Continue reading
The Ferrari 458 Italia seems to be adding to Ferrari’s already bulging awards cabinet, with the recent announcement of the 458 Italia winning the coveted “Performance Car of the Year 2011” award.