Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupé SUV

VIDEO. Mercedes-Benz Coupé SUV. ‘How ver...

RoadSunday, April 20th, 2014

Mercedes-Benz unveils the new ‘sporty’ Coupé SUV It seems the in-vogue thing for manufacturers at the moment is ‘fun’/sporty SUVs, designed to inject some colour into our otherwise drab lives and...

1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari. :BIG MUSCLE

1964 Pontiac Catalina Safari. /BIG MUSCLE

RoadFriday, April 18th, 2014

If you haven’t worked it out by now, the team at crankandpiston love a good wagon. Whether we are talking ultimate sleeper German weapons like the monster Audi RS6 we had...

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F1 Preview. Chinese Grand Prix. 2009 – Re...

RaceFriday, April 18th, 2014

Sebastian Vettel takes Red Bull Racing’s first Formula 1 victory in appalling conditions at the 2009 Chinese Grand Prix. Of his 39 victories (a total that places him fourth on Formula...

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Can you name 60 car brands in 60 seconds? XCAR

LifestyleThursday, April 17th, 2014

Can you name all 60 manufacturers in this 60-second video? It’s Thursday and it’s past 5pm. And the fact that you are reading this means the working day is ekeing to...

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COMPETITION. Win your own set of Maserati lugga...

LifestyleThursday, April 17th, 2014

WIN two items of luggage courtesy of Maserati. The schoolteachers amongst you are probably gearing up for spring break amidst howls of jealousy from the rest of us. And if you...

Porsche GT Cup 2013

Porsche GT3 Challenge Cup. Five years in the ma...

RaceWednesday, April 16th, 2014

crankandpiston speaks with Head of Porsche GT3 Challenge Cup Middle East Walter Lechner to discuss the series’ five seasons of competition, stability required for motorsport in the region, and why being...

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Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3. The best first lap ever?

RaceWednesday, April 16th, 2014

Is this the best first lap ever in motorsport history? The crankandpiston.com team is a little staggered by what it’s just seen: could this actually be the best first lap ever...

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Mazda 25 Years Edition. Oh, and a new MX-5 is o...

RoadWednesday, April 16th, 2014

Mazda unveils the 25th Anniversary Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe. And in more important news, the all-new MX-5 is on its way! Back in February, crankandpiston brought you its own celebration of...

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1965 Chevrolet Malibu Super Sport. High-Desert ...

RoadWednesday, April 16th, 2014

Petrolicious hits Southern California to meet this 502hp 1965 Chevrolet Malibu Super Sport. Your throw the words ‘High-Desert Satisfaction’ into any video title, and ears in the Middle East quickly prick...

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Mercedes-AMG GT. Inside the future

RoadWednesday, April 16th, 2014

Mercedes-AMG unveils two teaser images of its new GT. Well, the inside of it anyway. SLS enthusiasts may say that it’s too soon. That they’re not yet ready to love again...

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VIDEO. Onboard lap in the Porsche 918 Spyder

RaceTuesday, April 15th, 2014

Step aboard the Porsche 918 Spyder for a shotgun lap of the Circuit of the Americas in Texas with Porsche works driver Patrick Long. You’ve read – hopefully – by now...

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VIDEO. Peugeot 2008 Dakar contender revealed

RaceTuesday, April 15th, 2014

This – THIS – is the Mad Max-inspired beast that will usher Peugeot’s lion back onto the Dakar stages in 2015: the 2008 DKR. Having confirmed its return to the legendary...