Aston Martin is up there at the summit of the world’s coolest brands, along with Nike and Apple. It’s the connoisseur’s carmaker of choice, just ask James Bond. But it’s not all plain sailing and there’s plenty going on behind the scenes to warrant a closer look.
Here are some good reasons to revere the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé, the world’s most valuable car, estimated to be worth well over 100 million USD, and still as crazy as it ever was.
Bucking the trend for smaller engines, the 6-litre biturbo V12 powered S65 AMG Coupé isn’t just sleek, clever and wonderfully fast, it’s also a modern interpretation of an old school grand tourer. This is a car you’d actually enjoy crossing continents with.
Remember the Aston Lagonda from over a decade ago? Well, the distinctively wedge-shaped saloon is making a comeback and it’s looking better than ever. What’s more, it’s being made specially for us.
Low, wide, compact and with dramatic scissor doors and a revolutionary new approach to responsible consumption, the BMW i8 may just be the world’s most unconventional sportscar.
The Dolomites may be the last place you’d imagine driving a Lamborghini Aventador but the thrill of throwing a six-figure supercar against forbidding terrain and snowy courses underscores the real-world usability of this rarefied exotic.
Much to the chagrin of Carlos Ghosn – who’s chucking everything but the kitchen sink at them – electric cars have yet to truly excite buyers. Move over Nissan-Renault because BMW’s about to change that with the first EV guaranteed to excite environmentalists and drivers alike.
Though it boasts an illustrious past, for too long Alfa Romeo has lacked a clear direction. Finally with the 4C, the Fiat Group – which now owns the company – has shown it’s willing to take a risk to put the company back on the right track.
Just when you think the motor industry can’t do anything more to surprise, along comes Rolls-Royce with a creation that not only defies conventions, it also rather magically makes its challenging looks, beautiful.
Four decades after the first 911 Turbo made its debut, Porsche has introduced its eighth-generation iteration. It may not be a looker but once you get behind the wheel, we doubt you’ll care.