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Mad Mike Whiddett drifts Highlands Motorsport P...

RaceSunday, November 23rd, 2014

‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett kisses the barriers as he drifts his Red Bull Mazda RX-8 around the Highlands Motorsport Park just outside Queensland, New Zealand. How close is ‘close enough’ when you’re...

Mercedes-Maybach S 600 (X 222) 2014

Maybach once again. Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

RoadSaturday, November 22nd, 2014

Maybach is back, although as part of a big, super-swanky Mercedes S600. Remember Maybach? It was a classic name in limousines revived by Mercedes-Benz for a series of super-luxurious modern cars....

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The newest MINI is a scooter. MINI Citysurfer C...

LifestyleFriday, November 21st, 2014

Scoot around the city on a MINI. MINI has often been accused of branching off too much from its original iconic design. From the original hatchback we now have a plethora...

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F1 Preview. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. 2012 – ...

RaceFriday, November 21st, 2014

Kimi Raikkonen takes his first victory for the Lotus F1 Team at the 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as future teammates – and title rivals – Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg...

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Vesaro 195. Gaming Gold. WANT

LifestyleFriday, November 21st, 2014

$65,000-worth of simulated AWESOME. There have been racing simulators that we’ve featured on crankandpiston.com before, but this is our new favourite. This is the Vesaro 195, the world’s first 195-inch curved...

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VIDEO. Lexus LF-C2 Concept breaks cover

RoadThursday, November 20th, 2014

Lexus has unveiled its new LF-C2 2+2 roadster design study at the Los Angeles Motor Show, a model that ‘captures key themes’ for future model designs down the line. Derived from...

Tom Kristensen Audi R8 2000 24 Hours of Le Mans

2000 Le Mans. Tom Kristensen. Audi’s first

RaceThursday, November 20th, 2014

REMEMBER WHEN…? As Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen hangs up his helmet, we take a look back at that first victory for Audi – his second outright at La Sarthe –...

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COMPETITION. Win a new iPhone 6

LifestyleThursday, November 20th, 2014

WIN a brand new iPhone 6. But hurry, there’s only one… No, we’re not kidding. ONE of you could be the lucky recipient of a brand new iPhone 6 courtesy of...

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Bentley Grand Convertible. Top-down Mulsanne

RoadThursday, November 20th, 2014

Bentley unveils its new Grand Convertible at the Los Angeles Motor Show. Will they build it? Yes, probably. Want some top-down Bentley action, but the GT is too small for you?...

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The Future of Transport. Bill Ford in Dubai

LifestyleWednesday, November 19th, 2014

Henry Ford’s great-grandson warns that simply building more roads won’t help gridlock. Let’s put our serious hats on for a moment. It can’t have escaped your notice, if you live in...

2015 Ford Mustang Burj Khalifa LIVE STREAM

LIVE STREAM. Ford Mustang on top of the Burj Kh...

LifestyleWednesday, November 19th, 2014

Watch LIVE on crankandpiston.com as Ford puts a brand new ’15 Ford Mustang on top of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa Quite frankly we thought landing an Aston Martin...

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VIDEO. Audi A9…er, Prologue Concept

RoadWednesday, November 19th, 2014

Audi’s Prologue Concept – recently unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor Show – could form the basis of the company’s new A9 premium coupe, a new rival to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class....