McLaren drive proves a revelation

On the hill roads above Loch Lomond, I settled back into the comfortable seats of the McLaren 570S. I admit that the first few miles had been slightly more frenetic as I got used to the car while threading my way through the heavy afternoon traffic west of Glasgow.

McLaren Spider Read More...
Comments

Aston Martin launches DB9 successor

If you have been to see the Bond film Spectre, you may believe that you have seen the new Aston Martin already. But, the reality is that the Aston Martin DB10 in the film was not the real successor to the long-lived DB9. That successor has just been launched at the Geneva Motor Show and it is the DB11.

Aston Martin DB11 Read More...
Comments

Lamborghini - where it all began

In the advent of Lamborghini's new exclusive 800hp Supercar being named HyperVeloce, online car buying website, Sell Your Jamjar has looked back into the whirlwind history of Lamborghini and its founder Ferruccio Lamborghini where it all began with an interesting blog post.

Ferruccio_Lamborghini_With_Miura_SV-1 Read More...
Comments

Supercars gather for cancer charity

Although the low oil price is taking the sheen off Aberdeen’s gold-plated economy, the streets of the Granite City are still home to a considerable number of the world’s exotic supercars.

McLaren 650S Spider Read More...
Comments

Sports and supercars to the fore at Geneva

As the first major European show of the year the Geneva Motor Show always has an array of glittering car launches. But, this year it seems to have excelled itself with new models and a number of tantalising concepts.

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Read More...
Comments

Ford GT steals the limelight in Detroit

Ford has grabbed the headlines at the Detroit Motor Show with the surprise unveiling of the new Ford GT supercar. It comes as Ford celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ford GT which went on to take a 1-2-3 victory at the 1966 24 hours of Le Mans.

Ford GT Read More...
Comments

New McLaren P1 will have petrol and electric power

The new McLaren P1 will have two power units that will work together to produce 916PS of power. By combining the output of the 3.8-litre petrol V8 and a lightweight electric motor, the design team say the new model will have “superb throttle response, day-to-day drivability” and, of course, a headline grabbing top speed.

McLaren P1 Read More...
Comments

V10 propels Audi's R8 into supercar territory

Occasionally a car appears on my forward car test list that has me reaching for the highlighter pen to mark off the weekend. This indicates that no other commitments will be allowed so that I can spend maximum time behind the wheel. One such weekend was reserved for the Audi R8 V10 Spyder.

\Audi R8 Spyder Read More...
Comments

Jaguar's 550bhp grand tourer

It is fascinating to watch a new, more youthful, more confident Jaguar emerging from the various trials and turmoils of recent decades. It was a transformation that was needed. The age profile of Jaguar owners was greying and getting greyer.

Jaguar XKR-S Read More...
Comments

Jaguar to build C-X75 hybrid supercar

Jaguar has confirmed that it will launch the remarkable Jaguar C-X75 concept car as an exclusive hybrid supercar.

Jaguar C-X75 Read More...
Comments

Virage returns to Aston Martin stable

The name Virage is back in the Aston Martin catalogue with the launch of a new Virage at the Geneva Motor Show.

Aston Martin Virage Read More...
Comments

Lamborghini's new 700hp flagship

Lamborghini has continued the tradition of giving its cars the name of a bull. The new Aventador is named after a particularly courageous specimen from the world of the Spanish Corrida. Aventador was the name of a bull that entered into battle in October 1993 at the Saragossa Arena, earning the “Trofeo de la Peña La Madroñera” for its outstanding courage.

Lamborghini Aventador Read More...
Comments

Ferrari FF first pictures

The official Prancing Horse web site, Ferrari.com, has revealed the first photographs of the new FF, the company’s most powerful four-seater ever, and its first ever four-wheel drive car.

Ferarri FF Read More...
Comments

Jaguar unveils C-X75 supercar concept

Just ahead of its starring role on their stand at the Paris Motor Show, Jaguar have revealed a supercar concept designed to celebrate 75 years of the famous marque.

Jaguar C-X75 Read More...
Comments

Fastest-ever road-going Ferrari

These are the first photos and information on the new Ferrari 599 GTO, the company’s fastest-ever road car.

Ferrari 599 GTO

Read More...
Comments
© 2007-15 Ken McEwen. All rights reserved. Contact me