Speed

By Rory FH Smith | 12 Jul 2021

Rocket man: celebrating 60 years since the first manned space flight

When Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was born on 9 March 1934, in the Russian village of Klushino, 160km west of Moscow, it’s unlikely any of his family would have predicted his meteoric rise to stard... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Jul 2021

Glorious Goodwood: The Festival of Speed marks its triumphant return

The Goodwood Festival of Speed returned this year in triumphant style as motoring fans descended on the history Goodwood Estate to delight in the range of classic and modern racing cars, all-new EVs, ... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 03 Jul 2021

Driving vision: the meticulous world of custom cars

Bespoke is an overused term in the automotive world. Sift through the sales literature of any high-end carmaker and you’ll find the word peppered about like it’s going out of fashion. In r... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: F1 star Lando Norris on his career so far, his ambitions for the future and the Logitech McLaren G Challenge

Lando Norris is a busy man. It would be safe to assume that most 21 year olds who are making waves in an active - and hotly contested - Formula One World Championship would find it diff... Read More

By Nicky Morris | 10 Jun 2021

A home away from home: Formula E star Mitch Evans shares his love for London’s restaurant culture

Mitch Evans, one of Formula E’s rising stars, lets his racing achievements speak for themselves. Having found his passion for karting aged six, the Jaguar racer went on to be the youngest driver... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 29 May 2021

REVIEW: the new Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-S four-door coupe

Few companies can claim to have roots quite like AMG. Founded in the 1960s by two engineers, Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher (that's where the A and the M come from in the name), the duo w... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 22 May 2021

REVIEW: the new Bentley Continental GT Speed

In the 1930s, racing was relatively simple. One (usually very wealthy) individual would purchase a chassis - complete with an engine - from a car manufacturer, find a coachbuilder to add the bodywork ... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 19 May 2021

REVIEW: the new Audi RS6 Avant

The latest RS6 Avant is a bona fide performance vehicle. Kitted out with a 4.0L TFSI twin-turbo V8 engine, it delivers 591hp and 590lb-ft worth of supercar-standard torque to all four wheels; capable ... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 15 May 2021

Cruise control: the luxurious world of CRN Yachts

Since its founding in 1963 in the historic seaport of Ancona, Italy, bespoke shipbuilder CRN has specialised in designing and fabricating fully customisable aluminium megayachts. The concept behi... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 10 May 2021

Built for speed: an interview with Le Mans record-breaker Phil Hanson

British driver Phil Hanson is just 21 years old, yet the endurance racing champion is already dominating the world of motorsport. In 2020, amid the pressures of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Hans... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 04 May 2021

A day behind the wheel: test driving the new Land Rover Defender

We arrived at Land Rover Experience Eastnor on a gloriously sunny British spring day - not a cloud in the sky, nor a puddle in sight. "How disappointing," I thought to myself - I h... Read More

By Tempus | 28 Apr 2021

Rolls-Royce and Hermès unveil one-off bespoke Phantom Oribe

Iconic car manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and luxury goods house Hermès have teamed up for a one-off custom edition of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Oribe, commissioned by Japanese entrepre... Read More

By Tempus | 26 Apr 2021

The top private jets in the world

In a world newly obsessed with the perks of travelling in total privacy, private jets have become more sought after than ever before, as the world looks forward to jetsetting in a luxurious, Covi... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Apr 2021

TAG Heuer unveils Monaco Green Dial modern to commemorate Grand Prix Historique

TAG Heuer has announced the unveiling of a new edition of its Monaco chronograph in honour of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2021, the biennial vintage motoring event. The wat... Read More

By Tempus | 19 Apr 2021

Luxury yacht SY Borkumriff II returns to the high seas after stunning refurbishment

The 31-meter sailing yacht Borkumriff II is available for charter having returned to the water after an all-encompassing refurbishment. This charming, classic luxury schooner,... Read More

By Tempus | 24 Mar 2021

Hackett London renews long-term partnership with Aston Martin and returns to Formula One

British menswear brand Hackett London has announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with Aston Martin. This new era between the two iconic brands sees an extension of ... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Mar 2021

Rolls-Royce launches nationwide competition for aspiring young designers

Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced a nationwide competition in which it is asking aspiring young designers to submit their ideas for a new feature for its famed Wildlife... Read More

By Tempus | 03 Mar 2021

TAG Heuer launches latest Formula 1 Special Edition

Swiss luxury watch brand TAG Heuer has announced the introduction of the Formula 1 Special Edition timepiece to its renowned collection. Built for speed with a racy carbon fibre-te... Read More