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Celebrating 10 years of Aston Martin Racing. In...

RaceMonday, April 21st, 2014

We celebrate Aston Martin Racing’s 10th anniversary with some awesome images.  Four Vantage GT4s lined up for the first round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this past weekend,...

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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...

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Twin turbo Gallardo SuperTrofeo Stradale loses ...

RaceSunday, April 20th, 2014

It’s all gone horribly wrong for this Heffner Twin Turbo Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 SuperTrofeo Stradale driver on the quarter mile… What we have here, rolling up to the starting line of...

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1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage. Shaken ...

RoadFriday, April 18th, 2014

crankandpiston.com goes MI6 when we spend some time with a 1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series V Vantage.    At first glance, this appears to be an Aston Martin DB5 as seen...

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Behind the lens with Arnaud Taquet

LifestyleFriday, April 18th, 2014

Arnaud Taquet, bored with schoolwork, began his own commercial photography business aged just 17 years old. Since then he has worked with some of Europe’s biggest automotive publications and manufacturers, including...

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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Awesome images from 2014 Abu Dhabi Desert Chall...

RaceThursday, April 17th, 2014

With the help of our new friends at MCH Photo, crankandpiston selects its favourite images from the 2014 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. We’ve been scouting the internet again for awesome rally...

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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...