crankandpiston.com takes the brand new Bentley Mulsanne Speed for a spin. Turns out it’s quite posh. And fast When it comes to choosing the stuff that will enter my home, there is a careful study of form vs. function, value for money, return on investment,... Read more
Hyundai Veloster Turbo. DRIVEN
crankandpiston.com has waited three years for a go in Hyundai’s pocket rocket. But has it been worth it? It must have been about this time three years ago that I saw the Veloster for the first time. And it was love at first sight:... Read more
Maserati GranCabrio MC Centennial. DRIVEN
Celebrating 100 years of The Trident with a special edition of its headline cabriolet. crankandpiston.com takes this special edition Maserati for a spin I’ve always liked Ferrari. Can’t really say why as they are obnoxiously expensive, noisy, high maintenance, complicated, and not particularly flattering... Read more
VIDEO. ‘The Ultimate Race’. Le Mans
There’s now under three weeks to go before the green flag drops for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and like crankandpiston.com, Clashproduction is getting excited. Though we’ve yet to see Nissan’s LMP1 challenger so far in 2015, the new GT-R LM Nismo will... Read more
’15 Volkswagen Scirocco R. DRIVEN
Updated for 2015, the Volkswagen Golf’s sister model is back. But is the magic still there? crankandpiston.com goes for a spin to find out. If I imagine that have never driven a MK 7 generation Golf GTI, I would find this Scirocco R nothing... Read more
Behold, the new Chevrolet Camaro
Smaller, meaner-looking and more powerful. The sixth-generation Camaro is revealed. Chevrolet has whipped the covers away from the new sixth-generation 2016 Camaro, which promises to give Ford’s latest Mustang a run for its money. The all-new car is smaller and lighter, with kerb weight... Read more
VIDEO. Bathurst Special. Chrysler Valiant Charger E49
Proper Aussie muscle, tuned for the track. You’ve got to love homologation specials. For many years, there were motor racing regulations stating that cars that took to the track had to be based around existing road cars. In order to put the best possible... Read more
The end of the power wars?
Could Porsche be abandoning the quest for ever-more horsepower? In recent years, the automotive horsepower race has brought the type of under-bonnet grunt to the masses that would previously have been unheard of. From hypercars that now regularly nudge at or even surpass 1000bhp to... Read more
Midnight Rambler. Magnus Walker. Porsche 911T
A night-time drive around LA with the Urban Outlaw. Anyone that’s into Porsches will know Magnus Walker, the Urban Outlaw. The dreadlocked Brit fell in love with Porsches from an early age, and moved to Los Angeles to start a fashion label, the success... Read more
New MINI John Cooper Works. DRIVEN
Our deputy editor finds he hasn’t quite got the speed of 1967 Rally Monte Carlo winner Rauno Aaltonen, but does approve of the car he’s using to ‘prove’ it, the new MINI John Cooper Works. Turns out Rauno Aaltonen is quick. SERIOUSLY quick. And... Read more
*NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO. Clever engine tech means big horsepower for this race-inspired TT. Although Volkswagen usually garners the most limelight at the annual Wörthersee gathering in Austria, Audi is part...
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