Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet

October 7, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

                      Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet   PEBBLE BEACH, CA – The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is ground zero for some of the world’s most peerless classics cars, but it’s also a spot where top luxury brands unveil striking new sheetmetal every August on central California’s Monterey Peninsula. As they’ve done […]

Esteban Gutiérrez

Esteban Gutiérrez cleared to drive in Toronto

July 16, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

                  Esteban Gutiérrez cleared to drive in Toronto   Esteban Gutierrez was the second driver to reach F1 thanks to the backing of Escuderia Telmex, an initiative set up by the telecommunications company to promote local driving talent. Gutierrez took the place of Sergio Perez at Sauber for the 2013 season following Perez’s promotion to […]

Alpine A110 - Past vs Future-7

Alpine A110: Past Prestige vs Present Luxury

July 15, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

Alpine A110: Past Prestige vs Present Luxury   EVER SINCE JEAN REDELE’S curious little sports car company was wound down more than 20 years ago – for good, as far as anybody could tell – the Alpine name has faded from consciousness like tail lights slipping into the mist. The last A610 rolled off the Dieppe production line in 1995, […]

Porsche 911 GT3 201-8

Porsche 911 GT3 2017 – Luxury Meets Sport Car

July 15, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

Porsche 911 GT3 2017 – Luxury Meets Sport Car   ‘ONE LAST QUESTION,’ I SAY TO ANDREAS Prcuninger at the end of our interview. ‘Is this the best 911 GT3 ever?’ We’re standing in a chilly photographic studio on the outskirts of Stuttgart, just a few kilometres from Porsche’s research and development centre at Weissach. The head of the company’s […]

2017-Honda Civic Type R-7

Honda Civic Type R: How Much Has It Changed?

July 15, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

Honda Civic Type R: How Much Has It Changed?   WHITE PAINT, BLACK DETAILING, red logos and easily the wildest body addenda in the hot hatch market. No, you don’t need me to tell you this is the all-new Honda Civic Type R. And normally I’d leave it at that and let you make up your own mind on the […]

McLaren 720S 2017-4

McLaren 720S 2017: Will Be Down To Your Personal Taste

July 15, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

McLaren 720S 2017: Will Be Down To Your Personal Taste   Series is the core of McLaren’s DNA. It’s where the company started with the clumsily named MP4-12C and quickly learned that building supercars isn’t without its pitfalls – and that buyers in this sector, and the media, are a tough bunch to please. Claiming you’ve built a Ferrari rival […]

Mercedes-Benz E400 4Matic

Mercedes-Benz E400 4Matic Coupe At Its Best

July 4, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

Mercedes-Benz E400 4Matic Coupe At Its Best   LOOKS GOOD, DOESN’T IT? Mercedes went to great lengths trying to explain why its latest E-class is particularly easy on the eye (in brief: soft shoulder-lines, good proportions, a pillarless greenhouse) but, as with any art form, car design either works or it doesn’t. The E-class Coupe just might have the most […]

BMW i3 - Updated Luxury For A Perfect Ride

BMW i3 – Updated Luxury For A Perfect Ride

July 2, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

BMW i3 – Updated Luxury For A Perfect Ride   For the first time since it launched the i3 in 2014, BMW has revised its electric hatchback. It’s improved the city car’s performance and treated it to a new, more powerful battery, which has increased its range. Here we’re driving the Range Extender version of the i3, which has a […]

ASTON MARTIN DBX GENEVA PREVIEW

Aston Martin DBX Preview

July 2, 2017 thewheelsofsteel 0

Aston Martin DBX Preview   What it is:  The newest sign that the end is nigh? Also, “nigh”? In what other context would one use that word? What were we saying? Oh, right, DBX. Well, it’s part of Aston Martin’s plan for long-term survival. And we all know what that means these days: a crossover/SUV-type thingamabob. We saw it first […]