Why did I buy an Alpine A110? Well, you could call it mission creep. Typically this describes a gradual shifting of objectives in a military campaign, the outcome more often than not being an unplanned long-term commitment. But it also sums up rather well how I came to be the owner of a brand new A110.[Read more…] about Why I Bought an Alpine A110 – Dan Prosser tells all
Your £50,000 sports car budget has never been as long on candidates as it is right now. For around that money you could buy a brand new Jaguar F-type, or an Audi TT RS, or a Toyota Supra, or you could sink it into one of two BMWs (the thuggish M2 Competition gets our vote ahead of the droptop Z4 M40i). Better still, the Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster are both well within reach.[Read more…] about Alpine A110 Pure (2019) Review: Here’s why it’s the best car in its class
Only a few years ago, Aston Martin would rock up to an international motor show with not much more to announce to the world than a new sticker set for its most affordable model. That actually happened. For the Geneva Motor Show in 2014 Aston’s grand unveiling was the Vantage N430, indistinguishable from earlier versions of the now decade-old car except for a few flashes of contrasting body trim.[Read more…] about Aston Martin Vantage (2019) Review: Just how good is it?
You might expect a car such as the Lotus Evora GT410 Sport to feel intimidating. Such thoughts would not be unjustified; the compact coupe packs a supercharged V6, after all, which dispenses a not-insignificant 410bhp to the rear wheels.[Read more…] about 2019 Lotus Evora GT410 Sport Review: A six-cylinder salute to driving pleasure
Not everybody ‘gets’ the appeal of the Porsche 911. Perhaps they find its rear-engined layout too quirky, or see its styling as too classical. Or maybe, when all’s said and done, the performance of a non-Turbo or GT3 model of 911 has just never seemed like it’d be quite enough.[Read more…] about 2019 Porsche 992 Carrera 4S Review: Has it Still Got the 911 Magic?