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Battle of the Godzillas. Nissan R34 Skyline GTR...

RoadSaturday, February 28th, 2015

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,...

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MENTAL. 850bhp S 63 AMG from BRABUS

RoadWednesday, February 25th, 2015

BRABUS unveils 850bhp version of the Mercedes S 63 AMG Coupe ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut. It’s not often that we bring you news from BRABUS on crankandpiston.com, but on...

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Geneva ’15. New Fast Skoda. Octavia vRS 230

RoadMonday, February 23rd, 2015

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...

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VIDEO. Snowboarding from a Lamborghini Huracán

LifestyleMonday, February 23rd, 2015

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...

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Geneva ’15. Superluxury. Mercedes-Maybach...

RoadSaturday, February 21st, 2015

The resurrection of the Maybach name continues with this stretched limo. Mercedes is on a roll of resurrecting classic names at the moment. After bringing back the Maybach brand with its...

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Aston Martin Vulcan. Spittin’ flames and ...

RoadFriday, February 20th, 2015

The most extreme Aston ever is almost upon us. Aston Martin will unveil a new hypercar at Geneva – the Vulcan – and this is a taste of what it’ll be...

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SL Mille Miglia 417. Mercedes marks racing anni...

RoadFriday, February 20th, 2015

Special edition SLs mark 60 years since a Mercedes win at the infamous Mille Miglia. 2015 marks 60 years since Mercedes-Benz scored a remarkable victory at the 1955 Mille Miglia –...

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Geneva ’15. Infiniti’s new X1 and Q...

RoadThursday, February 19th, 2015

Infiniti’s new coupe crossover targets small SUVs from the likes of Audi and BMW. Infiniti has a new concept crossover SUV coming to the Geneva Motor Show. The QX30 Concept sits...

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VIDEO. Group B. A tribute

RaceThursday, February 19th, 2015

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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WIN. Beats by Dr Dre headphones

LifestyleThursday, February 19th, 2015

 WIN a brand new set of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. But hurry, there’s only ONE Yep, Lexus UAE is at it again. Following new generations of both the GS and...

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Geneva ’15. McLaren P1 GTR

RaceThursday, February 19th, 2015

McLaren unveils P1 GTR in Le Mans inspired livery ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut It’s almost here. At the Geneva Motor Show, McLaren will unveil the new track-focused P1 GTR...

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Aston Martin Vantage GT3. Race Car for the Road

RoadWednesday, February 18th, 2015

Aston Martin uses inspiration and tech from its race car to create this limited edition road monster. Aston Martin wasn’t exactly lacking performance in its Vantage range, but just to be...