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27.09.2019

Ready for the Ride of the Valkyries

AND OTHER MACHO TROPES


Writing a car review used to be easy- you'd sit down at the laptop with a roaring hangover, eat a bacon sandwich and imagine yourself as Jeremy Clarkson.

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13.03.2018

The Ferrari 488

Prepare to be Mesmerised


Italians are used to the occasional bit of bad press. It wasn't so long ago that Berlusconi seemed to be on a one man mission to Bunga Bunga the whole country into some sort of amped up hyper-sexual Euro Benny Hill pastiche.

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13.03.2018

Mercedes-Benz AMG GTR

Bright Green and Bellicose


Ever wondered what it must feel like to to be Bruce Banner…?

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12.01.2018

Lamborghini Huracan

A Biblical Beast


Vengeance is Mine, and retribution, in due time their foot will slip. For the day of their calamity is near, and the impending things are hastening upon them.

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19.12.2017

The Bentley Continental GT

JUST LOOK AT YOURSELF!


Every now and then a man is forced to look at his actions and ask himself the simple question…‘Is this who I want to be?’

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31.08.2017

The High Road

THE HEAVENS OPEN AS WE MAKE FOR THE HILLS


At five o'clock on Monday evening the first drops of rain began to fall and the caravan was absorbed by a lolling pother of commuter traffic oozing out of Govan towards the Erskine Bridge.

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21.08.2017

Shooting in Govan

THE CARAVAN ARRIVES IN GLASGOW’S DARK HEART


A city to cover and a crew spread between a ragtag collection of fire-breathing automotive muscle - the AMG GTS, the Porsche 911 Turbo, the G63 AMG.

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20.08.2017

The All NewRange Rover Velar

TAILOR-MADE LEASING ON THE RANGE ROVER VELAR


A mid-sized, tech-laden Range Rover for todays roads shows just what is possible when you give a young design team the reins of old brand.

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01.08.2017

The Bentley Bentayga

REDEFINING THE SUV


The Bentayga sets the new bench mark for everything you thought possible from an SUV. Get ready for the next word in luxury and pace.

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