Nissan’s honorary Director of Excitement, Usain Bolt, will auction off his one-of-a-kind ‘Bolt Gold’ GT-R this coming Thursday. All proceeds will go to help the Usain Bolt Foundation create educational and cultural opportunities for children and young people, in the Olympic Champion’s home country of Jamaica.
Nicko McBrain is best known as the drummer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, but that doesn’t mean he can’t appreciate the powerful elegance of a Jaguar XKR-S.
Yesterday, the members of English rock band, Muse, popped in for a visit to Lamborghini’s factory in Sant’Agata for some automotive inspiration.
Muse are well known for the falsetto voice of lead singer Matthew Bellamy, but also for the speed at which he changes pitch during his lyrics – perhaps that’s why the group were visiting the famous Via Modena 12 address, drawing inspiration from the Gallardo’s scalpel sharp V10 engine.
The new F-TYPE driven by Britain’s heptathlon golden girl, Jessica Ennis, made its dynamic premiere this weekend in front of a half-million spectators at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show in London.
Last month we featured an Infographic showing the Best of the Bond vehicle gadgets, featuring twelve of the film’s most clever cars. This time we’ve got a real test of your Bond-car knowledge with twenty-four of the wild, weird and wacky that have made an appearance since Doctor No. first appeared in 1962.
If you’d asked me two years ago what was the best motorsport film ever made, the chances are I’d have answered ‘Le Mans’ – the Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch film of a Le Mans 24 Hours race in the 1970s, featuring the epic battles between Michael Delaney in a Porsche 917K and Erich Stahler in a Ferrari 512LM.
Have you ever wondered how a speedboat would look if it was designed to the same philosophy as Jaguar’s range of cars? Well, Design Director Ian Callum did and has turned his vision into the ‘Concept Speedboat’ to mark the launch of Jaguar’s new XF Sportbrake.
On the eve of her father’s 82nd birthday, socialite Tamara Ecclestone is attempting to reinvent herself – as a model, charity fundraiser and if we’re to believe The Official Ferrari Magazine – a bit of a petrolhead.
Bentley Motors has commissioned a series of documentary shorts entitled ‘Mulsanne Visionaries’, in which seven innovators provide their insights on the future, in the context of Bentley’s flagship Mulsanne saloon.
You may have followed this story on Twitter during the past fortnight, which focused on Usain Bolt being appointed Nissan’s new “Director of Excitement”, along with news of a one-off gold GT-R and a special ‘Bolt GT-R’ which will go into limited production in 2013.
With the 23rd Bond film, Skyfall, due for release in the UK on 26th October, we thought it would be fun to share an infographic which explores the history of Bond cars and their vehicle-related gadgets.
It was one the biggest reality TV moments of our generation, however the 7.5 million concurrent viewers on YouTube yesterday was still well short of the estimated 500 million people who watched the first manned mission to land on the Moon in 1969.