"In 1956, a very rare genetic disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy took the life of a talented young man of 24 years old, about to graduate in mechanical engineering. His name was Alfredo, called Dino by everyone, and he was the eldest son "
"If you apply the successful siblings' theory to a pair of classic French hot hatches – then the Peugeot 205 GTI (1.9-litre of course) would be Michael Schumacher in his pomp, and its less successful brother, the 309 GTI would sadly be Ralf "
"Thanks to its association with an infamous secret agent, the name ‘Aston Martin’ and the initials ‘DB’ conjure up all sorts of British spy movie connotations. But while the DB5 may well be popular culture’s most famous David Brown "
" The ‘umbrella on wheels’ or the ‘tin snail’, the unmistakable Citroën 2CV has also been a 24-hour endurance racer, a James Bond film star, a delivery van, a beach buggy-type fun machine, and, in twin-engined four-wheel drive ‘Sahara’ versions, "
"Few have heard of it. Even fewer have seen it. But it hasn’t stopped many claiming to have spotted the rarest of motoring unicorns that has become the stuff of legend. Sightings of the unmistakably long blue mythical creature "
"Were James Bond to be in the market for a new car today, he’d struggle to look past the Mercedes AMG 63 S Coupe. This is a car that certainly leaves you stirred, and its mix of rugged good looks, "
"The last time someone won a Grand Prix at the Jarama race track in Madrid, it was Gilles Villeneuve. Ironically, it was a race won at the slowest speed, as Villeneuve — driving the truck-like Ferrari 126C — had to use every "
"If you apply the ‘difficult’ third album theory to cars – then Ford faced a massive challenge when making the third generation Fiesta ST. As in, how exactly do you follow up a hot hatch that was brilliant at everything? First "
"The Porsche 911 tale began with the 901 back in 1963. It was created by Ferdinand ‘Butzi’ Porsche, grandson of the legendary Volkswagen Beetle designer, Ferdinand Porsche. The replacement for the Porsche 356 was all set to be retailed as the 901, as that’s "
"Slovakia is a remarkable country, and I have been privileged to visit it several times. Located in Central Europe, it is a nation packed with resplendent cities and grandiose castles. It also happens to be home to Kia Motors Slovakia ("
"We all have that one shameful relative, hiding in a thicket of the family tree. Maybe it’s some long-ago scoundrel who escaped a legion of creditors and enraged husbands by saying ‘sure, I’m a puritan — gotta love that "
"Think rotary engine, and it is more than likely the Mazda name that first springs to mind. While several models in its history utilised such engines, it is the RX-7 that enjoys the most famous relationship. The first-generation car made "
"40 years on from its launch and it’s obviously impossible to talk about this superb and great-looking sports car without homing in on its most unique and original feature; the Wankel rotary engine. Designed by a German, Felix Wankel, the "