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S 65 AMG packs a powerful punch

HANG on to your hats… or anything else loose.. the new S65 AMG rocket is here! The latest hotshot AMG Mercedes models boasts 12 cylinders, two turbochargers, 630HP and 1000Nm of torque. Lots of numbers, but what they all mean is that this car sets a new benchmark as the most powerful car in its […]

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Classy pair of classics go under the hammer

TWO of the best examples of classics cars are going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions. The sale, on Saturday, July 27, will include a 1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster and a recently restored 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Deluxe. When the Jaguar XK 150 ‘S’ 3.4 Roadster was produced it was the fastest production […]

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Aston Martin hydrogen hybrid Rapide world first

  Aston Martin’s Rapide S hydrogen hybrid will set a world first. BRITISH sports car builder Aston Martin will be celebrating another world first in this, its centenary, year, with its Rapide S hybrid. The company is ripping up the record books at the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring next month as the famous […]

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Quick make-over for Aston Martin Rapide

A MERE three years on from its launch, Aston Martin’s luxury, four door saloon is being given a major facelift. This seemingly rapid make-over for the much-vaunted Rapide may not go down too well with the well-heeled buyers who shelled out £150,000 or more for the original … for the changes are extensive – and […]

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Aston Martin V12 Zagato wins design award

Aston Martin’s new Zagato V12 takes style to Italy. AT its world premiere in Italy this weekend, the Aston Martin V12 Zagato won the Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes on the shores of Lake Como. Introduced as a modern interpretation of the famous Aston Martin and Zagato collaboration in the 50th […]

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Aston Martin unveils new Virage at Geneva show

The new Aston Martin Virage has just made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. ASTON Martin has unveiled its new Virage at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. The Virage combines outright sports car performance with luxury, comfort and refinement. The front mid-mounted V12 engine’s torque delivery provides outstanding performance, coupled with the car’s […]

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Courageous new bull set to go on rampage

THE first lucky customers will take delivery of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 in late summer this year. With the  Aventador, Lamborghini says it is redefining the very pinnacle of the world super sports car market – brutal power, outstanding lightweight engineering and phenomenal handling precision are combined with peerless design and the very […]

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