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Article Image - A Rover Mission
Just as every iteration of the S-Class defines that decade’s saloon, the Range Rover is the benchmark against which all other SUVs are compared. Its latest, the fourth generation model, has made life harder for its rivals, once again.
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Article Image - Quiet Confidence
In terms of pedigree, McLaren is almost without equal. With their sights set on producing the best supercars in almost every commercial category, we wouldn’t bet against them. Not after we’ve tried their first offerings: the MP4-12C Spider and coupé.
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Article Image - Veni, Vidi, Vanquish
Taking design and performance cues from the early Vanquish and the stunning seven-figure One77, the 2013 Vanquish is the new king of Aston Martin’s model line-up and our Ultimate Vehicle of the year.
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Article Image - The Second Act
As anyone who has read ‘David Copperfield’ will tell you, even a writer as great as Charles Dickens can lose his audience after the halfway point. So with the launch of round two of the Phantom Series, has Rolls-Royce done enough to avoid the dreaded Second Act Syndrome?
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Article Image - Driving Desire
They may look like they’re from a past era but the hand-made Morgans are eternal, eccentric and one of the most thrilling drives on the road, one reason why they continue to attract a loyal following.
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Article Image - An Electrifying Drive
When it comes to cars, we’ve long thought the tag ‘revolutionary’ was just marketing-speak. Then we got inside this sporty electric beauty and completely changed our minds.
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Article Image - Beauty and the Beast
It’s hard enough for automotive magazines to choose a car of the year but at Bespoke, the Ultimate Vehicle, category doesn’t just include cars, but boats, planes and bikes as well. Luckily, Ferrari made our lives a lot easier this year with their extraordinary 458 Spider.
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Article Image - Contre-Virage, Ad-Vantage
It’s a very rare thing for a car brand to launch two models at once, but that’s exactly what Aston Martin has done. Both cars may look similar to previous offerings but the Virage and the Vantage S are essentially unique and fresh. Bespoke flies to Andalucía to discover more.
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Article Image - Forging the Trident
Maserati is an Italian luxury car manufacturer that has experienced it all, from supreme racing and commercial success to bankruptcy and automotive irrelevance. Now, having been resurrected to its former glory, Bespoke had the chance to test out its full range along Levantine roads.
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Article Image - Unhinged Starlet
When Ferrari says that it hopes that 50 per cent of its California buyers will be women lured away from top-spec SLs and Bentleys, you can’t help but worry that this is one toned down Ferrari. But, as Bespoke discovers, it’s a complex machine that manages to defy any negative first reactions.
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CL is a young South Korean singer making music the millennial way: with millions of followers on social media. But making it in the brick and mortar world has a whole different set of challenges.
Visa pour l'Image returns for a 29th time with all the best photojournalism from around the world. This year, some of the best works at the two-week festival in the South of France offer a timely reminder of the human cost of war in Iraq.
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