Some time ago we ran a comparison between the S63 AMG and the 1976 Mercedes 450 SEL 6.9, to see how the same concepts fared in two different eras, when manufacturing techniques, technology and even mentalities were so different. Nowadays, as the big internal combustion engine is falling out of politically-correct favour, some brands are continuing to produce the traditional concept of big car, at the same time researching and developing hybrid and electronic technology. Merce
Some cars are just superlative. Not many, but they do exist. And the BMW M760Li is definitely one of them, combining the best of the 7 Series with the best of the BMW M range. As if that weren’t enough, with that rarest of BMW engines: the 6-litre V12. The soundtrack is angelic and it performs like a beast. Contrast and exaggeration. Exuberance and irrationality. A car that deserves all the best adjectives you can come up with. A car that gets noticed and gets a reaction. So.
Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, 10 March 2018. The 23rd edition of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance once again occupied the 10th and 18th fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island, adjacent to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, with over 300 cars and motorcycles for the attendee’s delectation. They say that “lightning doesn’t strike twice”, but this seemed to be the case as the weather forecast for the traditional Sunday show was ominous, as it had been last year, and the decis
Don’t you think they should fine the slow drivers that invade our roads, especially at times when we are in a hurry? The worst part is finding a convoy headed by a large tonnage truck followed by a retinue of several cars that don’t even think about overtaking it even if they are driving over a broken line for kilometers. “Be patient”, some would say. But when you’re behind the wheel of the new RS5, with 450HP under that hood and in impeccable red (which they say encourages
Segunda edición del Rally para coches históricos organizada por el RACC y segunda participación del equipo Gentlemen Drive compuesto por nuestro editor y el italiano Daniele Rizza, uno de los mejores restauradores de automóviles clásicos de Italia. Aunque la prueba dista mucho de aquellas organizadas fuera de nuestras fronteras donde tanto la administración como la sociedad en general tienen mucha más sensibilidad hacia los automóviles y su historia, es genial que un club de