How does this F1 car have a 100% win rate?

In most cases you can argue that the success of a race car is down to one of two things: 1) Drivers skill 2) Engineering Every so often, a car comes along with such unrivalled success that you cannot deny that its engineering gives it such a strong advantage. The Brabham BT46B is one such…

Monday Money: The Lotus Elise S1

Photo by Laura Kukuk @kukuklaura on Instagram.

When the Lotus Elan ended production in 1995 the company was facing a rather unique issue: they didn’t have a single car in their lineup that fit their founder, Colin Chapman’s philosophy, ‘simplify, then add lightness’. Sure, there was the 1300kg Esprit, but compared to the Elan’s curb-weight of 997kg, it was a bit of…

Nice Vauxhall mate! Oh wait…

Some people are into supercars, hypercars, hatchbacks, etc… There are plenty of categories that appeal to their users for different reasons. For me, the best of all remain the sports saloon or estate. The reason is their discreetness coupled with their practicality and massive power that make them capable of competing with proper sports cars…

“The Spy Who Loved Me” Spirit

The project began in the early 70s when Colin Chapman started to work with Giugiaro to work on a new sports car based on his Maserati Boomerang concept. After some initial work and scale prototypes, Chapman was not satisfied and put the project on hold until a second more successful try based on a modified…

007 Never Dies

  His James Bond movies Live and Let Die 1973 The Man with the Golden Gun 1974 The Spy Who Loved Me 1977 Moonraker 1979 For Your Eyes Only 1981 Octopussy 1983 A View to a Kill 1985         RIP Sir 14/10/1927 23/05/2017 Sir Roger Moore with a Lotus Esprit