Ferrari 500 Mondial restored by Ferrari Classiche Department (video)

Here’s a wonderful video we came across by Ferrari.com in which focuses on a Ferrari 500 Mondial restored by Ferrari Classiche Department.  The 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spider PF was originally owned by Dominican gentleman driver Porfirio Rubirosa.

Wow! And yes we are dribbling…

 

Looking for adventure? BFGoodrich’s new all terrain tyre

Driving enthusiasts are not the only ones who love their vehicles. Anybody who lives their life with a spirit of adventure feels the need to get out on the road and savour every single moment.

BFGoodrich tyres are designed and manufactured by true enthusiasts who spend their weekends doing battle on rocky roads or pounding the asphalt on race tracks all over the world.  BFGoodrich are known to strive to continually improving tyre performance because they want what we want: more control, more bite and more pleasure at the wheel.

The love of driving has long been a source of inspiration at BFGoodrich.  Here’s a cool video from Michelin that’s promoting its BFGoodrich All Terrain T / AKO2 to the end of the world. According to BFGoodrich these are its best all terrain tyre ever!

Apparently they have:

  • +20% tougher sidewalls
  • x2/+15% more OF/OFF ROAD miles
    • Treadlife : x2 on gravels: and
    • 15% more on asphalt
  • +10% / +19% more ALL TERRAIN traction
    • Improved All Terrain traction: +10% in mud and +19%in snow.

Hope you enjoy the video, and if you’ve got some BFGoodrich All Terrain T / AKO2’s on your ride then let us know how they perform.

James May reviews the 2015 Ferrari 488 GTB

The new £184,000 Ferrari 488 GTB is a clever and ruggedly handsome beast. And that could be annoying for James May, who has just ordered its £208,000 predecessor, a 458 Speciale.  Take a look…

 

2014 Concours of Elegance – Hampton Court Palace – London (video)

This is an exquisite event and for us a must attend event that we are so looking forward to every year now.  Here is a short video by Autoglym showing you round the amazing 2014 Concours of Elegance, held in the wonderful surroundings of Hampton Court Palace, where sixty of the worlds finest cars assembled.

More Concours of Elegance posts here, and you can win a pair of tickets to the 2015 Concours of Elegance.

Cool Volvo Trucks video/ roadtrip and stunts (featuring Mapai)

Here’s a very cool video by Volvo of all people. Not sure who Mapai is, but that’s probably my age. Hope you enjoy video.

 

Cholmondeley Pageant of Power 2015 (in pictures)

So another CPoP_logo_all deats_no grey typeCholmondeley Pageant of Power has come and gone, but what an event.  Here’s a few facts and pictures from this years event.

  • CPOP 2015 hit a record this weekend with over 65,000 visitors
  • Best-ever content for three-day extravaganza included the last display over Cheshire of the Vulcan, Dougie Lampkin MBE performing stunts on track and on water and a celebration of Lotus, US muscle and Eighties supercars
  • Force PC achieved fastest overall lap, while best overall concours winner was a 1983 Lamborghini Countach LP500S

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The True Cost of Owning a Car

I recently came across this very interesting infographic by Evolution Money that looked at the true cost of owning a car.  It’s certainly food for thought. Read more »

Audi at Le Mans (sponsored video)

Here is a very cool video by Audi creatively titled “Audi Le Mans”. Enjoy.

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV laps the ‪Nürburgring‬ in under 7 minutes

Here’s a video that we came across recently, when one of our readers highlighted it to us, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV laps the ‪Nürburgring‬ in under 7 minutes.  BOOM!  Hope you enjoy as much as we did.

 

More Nürburgring‬ lap videos here.

 

Two very exciting entries into the 2015 Chateau Impney Hill Climb Concours d’Elegance.

Rare multi-million Ferraris to exclusively go on display at Chateau Impney.

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The two rare Ferraris, which are due to be sold to raise funds for the RNLI, will make their only public appearance ahead of their October auction as part of the Chateau Impney Hill Climb Concours d’Elegance this July.

The multimillion-pound 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB and 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 are from the estate of the late Richard Colton, a renowned British V12 Ferrari collector who left the generous legacy to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution in his will.

Motorsport enthusiasts attending the Chateau Impney Hill Climb on 11 and 12 July will have the unique opportunity to see the highly original cars up close as part of the event’s exclusive Concours d’Elegance ahead of the sale at auction in October by specialist auctioneers H&H Classics. Read more »

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