• Monday 29th June, 2015

First Land Rover Overland

People

"No doubt many of us wish we had the time, money and TV good looks to do a Ewan McGregor (and his mate) and embark on a motorised mega trip to lands far away and adventures extreme.In 1955, when an "

James Coburn

People

"Of all the tough guys that Hollywood as ever produced, James Coburn was one of the toughest.And he of course had an incredible taste in cars. It’s common knowledge that soon-to-be-anointed supremo of mainstream UK car culture Chris "

Range Rover Velar

Cars

"Wait. Be still your angry keyboard. We know that the Range Rover didn’t have its official launch until June 1970.What now lies before us on a central London dealership forecourt is a piece of automotive archeology, a motorised missing "

Car Crush: Bowler EXR-S

Cars

"The Bowler EXR-S is a mental car.It's powered by a supercharged five litre V8 that produces 510 horsepower and more torque than the Titanic. In this Dakar-inspired road car the Derbyshire company have created something otherworldly.For optimum weight distribution "

Land Rover: Timeline

Cars

"Legend has it that on the tomb of that great defender of the British Isles is carved the inscription:“Here lies Arthur, King Once and King to be.”It’s the lament of a nation unwilling to let go. Unwilling "

The Land Rover: Brothers in Arms

Cars People

"They were both to be found in the top ranks of Rover from the 1930s through to the 1960s, successfully steering the company through the depression, the Second World War and postwar austerity.Between them, brothers Spencer and Maurice Wilks "

Land Rover Discovery Sport: The Future

Cars

"Iceland. January. Drive. Climb. Snorkel. Hold on a minute. SNORKEL!?So came the call from Land Rover in the run-up to Christmas 2014. You couldn’t say no. Who would turn down a chance to spend time with Land Rover’s "

Land Rover Defender: Gallery

Cars

"There is one word that summarises the appeal of Land Rover's Defender: Simplicity.It might be that this straightforwardness of approach is the harbinger of its ultimate demise. But we think it's the direct approach to an automotive problem that "

Hart to Hart: Car Spotting

Cars Culture

"TV series of the 1970s and 1980s are ripe for car spotting.And these productions don't get any more tantalising for car spotters than the jokey, schlockey grinfest that was Hart to Hart.Yes, there's a Ferrari Dino and a "

Aston Martin: Our Five Favourites

Cars

"Aston Martin. Everybody loves the brand. The cars are beautiful. The caché is undeniable.And as the mind wanders through Aston's back-catalogue, it's amazing how diverse and noble their way of making motors is. As Aston announce the 'dynamic debut' "

Car Crush: Maserati Ghibli Spyder Prototype

Cars

"Photos courtesy RM AuctionsIt's been sunny. It's been miserable. Typical England.June, contrary to the discourse on summertime here in the northern hemisphere, is very often very wet and grey in these islands.So it was with the drizzle "