So what do I think of the ‘new’ Lamborghini Countach, which is actually just a limited edition final hurrah of the Aventador (or the Sian based on the Aventador). It’s cool, beautiful and will be better in every possible way than the iconic legendary original – a flawed but brilliant standard-bearer for the ultimate poster supercar. Will it detract from the myth of the original? Nah.
‘Cars in Space’ or ‘Dumb & Dumber on Wheels’ – pick your title, but whatever you do, DON’T miss it!
So last weekend I saw the latest instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise – Fast and Furious 9- Cars in Space. I don’t think it’s really called that, in fact I think it’s The Fast Saga, but it should be called Cars in Space. So have I just let slip a spoiler? Probably not if you’ve seen the trailer or if you’ve actually seen the movie of course.
But in any case – I’ll give you a big warning right now, this is one of those rare occasions I will tell you NOT to read on or watch the embedded video, if you haven’t seen the movie or even the trailer (which mostly tells you everything anyway), because there are going to be huge spoilers ahead. On the other hand if you have seen it, or just don’t care, then here’s what I thought of the newest car movie out, which you can actually see now that – Thank God – the cinemas are open again.
Taking a look at the all-new 2022 Lotus Emira that was revealed yesterday and will go on sale next Spring. It’s the last Lotus to not be electrified, is it then the last true Lotus? I look at the styling, the design, the platform, the interior, the spec, the engines, and speculate about what this means for Lotus, and ‘For The Drivers’.
About as hardcore as a road car can get, superb at the right place and time
If you’ve only just managed to get your head around McLaren’s unique model range structure, go full face-palm now, because the arrival of recent new offerings from the supercar maker signal that’s all about to change. So here then is the McLaren 620R which the company says concludes its Sports Series lineup which featured the 570, 600 and from which was also spun a pure race car in the form of the 570S GT4.
Plus lazyboy Hyundai EV in this essential news roundup!
Here’s round up of news from the world of cars, including the new Mercedes C-Class, a lazyboy Hyundai EV, a hard core track-day hypercar from Gordon Murray and how to save tons of money on your car whilst we’re still in lockdown.
15092020 #BCGBulletin in which I discuss what makes supercars ‘right’
The Maserati MC20 supercar is a very important car for the luxury and performance Italian Marque, especially after its divorce from Ferrari and an effective downgrading of family group sibling Alfa Romeo. So comes what should be yet another exciting new sportscar from a famed Italian company, penned by a cool and successful designer so, well… meh?
This beauty is one of only 21 made with just 54k miles and no reserve
Check out this absolutely stunning 1987 Lotus Esprit Turbo HC up for sale with online classic car auctioneer, The Market. The auction runs till Monday 13th April at 7:30pm and there’s no reserve. It’s estimated to fetch £40,000-50,000.
I think I need to start a crowd fund to help me buy this!
McLaren need to stop churning out supercars so quickly – here’s another one since I wrote that
McLaren has revealed the 765LT, another extension to extensive line-up of supercars. This features 765bhp and 800Nm of torque from its twin-turbo V8, and is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds, and 0-124mph (200kph) in 7.2 seconds.