Permanent Ludicrous Mode: The V550

The 90s was a wild time; Tim Berners-Lee had just invented the World Wide Web, Will Smith was still The Fresh Prince, and Aston Martin decided to hand build what would become the most powerful production car in the world, the V8 Vantage V550. During the 90s, Ford had their Budweiser-drinking, burger-munching, American flag-saluting hands…

The GT that could have been a Supercar!

Another grand tourer in the modern classic era. Our readers might start thinking we have a clear bias towards fancy British or Italian GT cars, and I think we might do… However, how can we not discuss these modern classics that are now “almost” affordable and still have tons of charisma? We just can’t! Today…

Monday Money – What’s not to like about an Aston?

Even though its chassis and platform was derived from the Jaguar XJS, the Aston Martin DB7 nonetheless remains a proper Aston. Being a grand tourer, engine and ride smoothness were a priority, and the use of the Jaguar based straight-6 engine (AJ6 previously used in the XJS) was a no brainer. The 3.2L supercharged L6…

Monday Money – Boomerang style!

Another Monday Money, and yet another Giugiaro design… ​​We swear this is not on purpose, we just owe the man so many classic shapes and iconic cars over his long career that it is hard to not mention any of his creations. Especially at Maserati where Italdesign took care of the Ghibli, the Merak or…

A step in the Ferrari boys club

I personally think the Ferrari 456 is one of the greatest grand tourers currently available under £50K. Some might argue that it is ugly (too much of a Peugeot 406 coupe look-alike), heavy and have maintenance costs that you would need to get a loan for… However, with prices currently at the bottom of the…