Ducati bikes may often have been perceived as a two-wheeled doppelganger to Italian sports car manufacturer – Ferrari, and as such the Italian 2-wheel manufacturer commands a strong legion of followers who would do almost anything just to be associated with the brand and have the level of respect it commands. ‘Anything’ seems to be the operative word here as did staff members of a Ducati dealership – InMoto Ducati, realised when a group of thieves attempted to simply ‘stroll in and roll out’ two Ducati 1199 Panigale motorcycles (worth £20,000 each) from the dealership located in South London’s Croydon area, England.
A rather large fuss was cooked up by Land Rover who introduced their upcoming 2013 Range Rover to the masses in London, where the stage was set at the Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park as the new Rover took centre stage!
Regent Street, London, was where new Lotus owners – DRB-HICOM opened their Originals flagship store and to grace its opening were Business Secretary, Vince Cable and His Excellency Dato’ Sri Zakaria Sulong, Malaysia High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
The DRB-HICOM were in England to visit the Hethel-based headquarters and were given a tour of the production line, design studio and engineering facilities before taking out a few of Lotus for some fun out on the test track.
A couple of years ago Indian designer Dilip Chabria set out to create a very unique car for a very unique customer, one of the Maharaja’s of India. And the result? This, a Rolls-Royce “wannabe” based on a Nissan 350Z. And it’s now for sale by a London-based company at a spectacular £750,000. Read the rest of this entry »
This photo was captured by Ben Terret, a London based graphic designer. He saw this Fiat Doblo and while at first glance it just looks like a van with ads on it, it is in fact a van covered in angst. The sides and rear spell out a laundry list of complaints the owner has with it: “This FIAT is very unreliable, 2 new clutches, 2 new flywheels, 2 new master cylinders, 2 new servos, Since new, Nothing but aggro.” Read the rest of this entry »
The latest rendering to hit the internet is of the next generation rwd Honda sports car, supposedly called the S3000. A Honda insider has confirmed that the Japanese car maker is in the process of building such a car but wouldn’t go into details. Read the rest of this entry »
There’s a new rival to the London black cab! Mercedes has teamed up with a fresh distributor to produce a taxi based on its Vito van.
Not only is the latest car more economical than the city’s famous LTI TX4, it also undercuts its rival’s top-spec variant, with a £35,000 price. Read the rest of this entry »