Gordon Murray takes me round the GMA T.50 and explains why he decided to launch this new supercar now, which he sees as the rightful successor to the mighty McLaren F1. With a bespoke 3.9litre Cosworth V12 that pumps out 663bhp at an incredible 11,500rpm and weighing only 986kg at the kerb, performance is going to be astonishing. Yet there's enough luggage space to make this a usable GT. The T.50 looks to be a truly amazing new supercar.
The 2020 BMW M5 Competition has 617bhp and a top speed of 190mph but is it a true M5? Here I pitch it against the 600bhp, 200mph Jaguar Project 8 on some of my favourite roads. Which would you choose?
The 800hp Ferrari 812 Superfast is a wild car but is it still a true GT, as claimed by Ferrari? Here I take it on a trip to the South of France, calling in on Mont Ventoux and Chateau Léoube in Provence to see what it's like to like with on a long journey. I've also included some tips on driving in France post lock-down.
With 650hp and a top speed of 205mph is this new 911 turbo S the ultimate 911 turbo of all time? In this video I compare it first to the original 911 turbo of 1975 and then drive it on road to find out.
The new MINI Electric first arrived a few weeks ago and I was keen to spend a decent amount of time living with it before giving it a full review.
The Alfa Romeo SZ was launched at the 1989 Geneva Motor Show and immediately divided opinion thanks to its challenging looks but with a 210bhp V6 engine and RWD, it soon won over enthusiast's hearts. Thirty years on, does it ultra rare Alfa still have the same appeal?
In this video, we join Iain Tyrrell at his workshop near Chester to see him refit the now fully rebuilt V12 Lamborghini engine back into the Espada.
Bentley's newest can in the range is the 626bhp Flying Spur, which can seat 5 in complete luxury as well as hit 207mph on the Autobahn. But does it work in the real-world?
The Ferrari F430 launched back in 2004 and hailed the introduction of Formula One derived technology to maximise driver enjoyment. Most were fitted with the F1 paddle-shift gearbox but a few escaped Maranello equipped with a regular manual gearbox and this is one of them.
The Roger Moore Bond movie called 'For Your Eyes Only' features a Lotus Esprit turbo, which Bond drives to Cortina d'Ampezzo in the Italian Dolomites. In this video, I take my Esprit there to re-live those classic moments in the film and find out more about this chic Italian ski resort.
There's no doubt the new car market in the UK is going to change for ever post CV-19 but I don't think electric cars are the answer in terms of both reducing CO2 and what people should actually be buying.
The XJ series of the Jeep Cherokee arrived in the eighties and was an incredibly successful model for Chrysler and it was was originally marketed as a Sportswagon, effectively making it the world's first Sports Utility Vehicle. This review features the exclusive 4.0litre Wagoneer Limited version and was one of the first Cherokees to arrive in Europe in 1988. It is now for sale with The Hairpin Company.
My top tips for choosing the right car in the classifieds plus some of my best buys right now. I also explain why I sold my Zonda, which seems to continue to puzzle many viewers!
After many years keeping my own fleet of classic and moderns in ready-to go-condition, here are my top tips for successful car storage. Be that over the winter months, or during this current lockdown period.
Originally built in 1966, the MGB GT LE is the ultimate edition of this pretty MG Coupe yet few even know of this model's existence. Find out more in this detailed review of this 160mph MG road stormer.
Having swapped garages, I thought this would a good time to update viewers on what videos to expect over the next few weeks while we all remain in lockdown.
The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is Aston's most expensive regular production model as well as its most powerful with 715bhp and 900Nm of torque. It can do 211mph top up or down but what's it like to drive? Find out here..
Tesla Model 3 Performance real world review. Includes doing big, 300mile+ trips on motorways and using Tesla's dedicated supercharger network to see if I really could live with an electric car.
The Lancia Fulvia Sport 1600 was built by Zagato and was the fastest Fulvia of all when it launched in 1972. I've owned this example for a year and this video includes doing a power-run on the engine and carrying out some bodywork repairs.
The Audi Quattro celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and this ur-quattro was one of the very first delivered new to a UK customer back in April 1981. Here, I look back to the time it was launched and do a drive review on some of my favourite roads. I'm afraid this video is slightly compromised video after I lost all the alternative interior driving clips and tracking footage before doing the edit, so the video features my ugly mug when driving rather more than I'd like!
The new 2020 BMW X5 45e can do a claimed 54 miles on electric power only, thanks to its big 24KWh battery, which is more than other rival PHEV SUV on sale today. But what I wanted to know is this a better option for most buyers than buying a pure electric car? Find out here..
It's time to bolt the Lamborghini V12 engine from my Espada back together again. With new, bespoke pistons and all new bearings, watch how Iain Tyrrell and his team begin the process of building the engine back up again.
Only 214 Audi Sport Quattro Group B homologation specials were built in period and of those, just 164 were road-going examples. With 306bhp from its 2.1litre turbocharged engine, it was a 155mph monster that could dispatch the 0-60mph sprint in just 4.8secs. Find out why I think it's the ultimate Group B road car here..
The 992 version of Porsche 911 was launched in 2019. with 450bhp from it's twin-turbo 3.0 engine, it's very quick but is it easy to live with and still a true 911?
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