Those who know the work of Matt Magnino will be more than familiar with a Lamborghini Miura speeding through a tunnel, or the Indy 500 field screaming past the start/finish gantry. Dramatic as these images might sound, the American shoots to capture one thing... Read more
Drag race. Snowmobile v Rallycross Car on Ice
Which is faster on ice? Here’s a question for you – if you were to have a drag race across a frozen lake, would you choose a rallycross car with studded wheels, or a lighter, nimbler but less powerful snowmobile? We genuinely didn’t know... Read more
Battle of the Godzillas. Nissan R34 Skyline GTR v R35 G...
The modern-day daddy versus… its daddy. The Nissan GT-R is one of the most acclaimed sports cars of recent years. But it’s only the latest in a long line of Nissan GT-Rs, which formerly sported the Skyline name. The last GT-R named Skyline was the R34,... Read more
Jensen’s back. New GT on the way, Interceptor 2 t...
A renewed attempt is underway to revive the Jensen name. Fans of classic British sports cars will be well familiar with the Jensen name, so they’ll be intrigued to hear that it’s coming back. 13 years since the manufacturer collapsed, a new company –... Read more
Geneva ’15. Here’s the new Audi R8
*NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO. The new Audi R8 is nearly here, with V10 power and electric and racing versions to follow. The Geneva Motor Show is almost upon us, and to get the excitement levels rising, Audi’s shown us what it’s bringing along –... Read more
Geneva ’15. McLaren 675LT revealed
McLaren unveils Super Series headlining 675LT ahead of the model’s Geneva Motor Show debut. McLaren has unveiled its ‘most track-focused, yet road legal, model in the Super Series’ range, the all-new 675LT, which is set to headline Woking’s stand at the Geneva Motor Show... Read more
VIDEO. McLaren P1 GTR meets F1 GTR
McLaren’s latest GT track car meets its most legendary as the P1 GTR and F1 GTR take a few synchronized laps at Oulton Park. One week ahead of the P1 GTR’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show, McLaren treats us to another mouth-watering morsel.... Read more
Geneva ’15. Track-only Aston Martin Vulcan
Aston Martin has unveiled one of its more quirkily named models ahead of its Geneva Motor Show debut, the track-only Vulcan. Designed to look as mental as can be, the new hypercar has actually been developed to take on the Ferrari FXX K and... Read more
VIDEO. Mercedes G 500 4×4. Hybrid imminent?
Mercedes-Benz preps its new show car – the G 500 4×4 – for the Geneva Motor Show. But is there more to that paint scheme than meets the eye…? Seems Mercedes-Benz is as excited about its new G 500 4×4 as we are,... Read more
NEW Mercedes-Benz G 500 4×4[Squared]. DRIVEN
What you’re looking at here could become the next limited edition production Mercedes-Benz G-Class. And ahead of its Geneva Motor Show debut, crankandpiston.com was invited to take it for a spin. Let’s start with the name, the G 500 4x4Squared. As well as a... Read more
Geneva debut for new, pokier Skoda performance saloon. Skoda often gets overlooked when it comes to performance, but the German-owned Czech manufacturer has Volkswagen DNA underneath its understated styling, and that...
Have you ever seen anybody snowboarding off the back of a Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4? Petrolheads around the world are finding ever more extravagant ways to entertain themselves recently. It wasn’t that...
Because Group B. Three simple words (don’t get technical…) that sum up nicely the insanity that was the World Rally Championship’s turbocharged era. Rally’s golden days began in 1982 when, following...
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