Car

By Rory FH Smith | 19 Feb 2020

Ian Warhurst shares how the Bloodhound LSR’s quest to break the land speed record could inspire a new generation of engineers

Many people have unhealthy obsessions. While some are partial to their favourite tipple, others prefer to smoke, spend or do all of the above. But for Yorkshire-based businessman Ian Warhurst, his obs... Read More

By Damian Greenall | 18 Feb 2020

We test drive the Maserati Levante S GranSport to discover far more than a luxury SUV

When you mention Maserati, one of the first things that springs to mind is the marque's racing pedigree. Names like Nuvolari, Shaw, Tipo 60 Birdcage, Quattroporte, Gran Turismo, Ghibli and now the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 12 Feb 2020

Automobili Pininfarina's design director shares the brand's driving ambition to create the world's first zero-emissions hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina has announed that its flagship vehicle, the fully electric Battista hypercar, is commencing the testing and development phase to mark the 90th anniversary year of Pini... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 10 Jan 2020

Get face to face with the rugged beauty of Scotland with a stay in this astonishing eco-lodge

At the UK's northern-most point, where the landscape is as ruthless as it is breath-taking, at this time of year remote villages are braced for minus temperatures and a meagre six hours of dayligh... Read More

By Tempus | 20 Dec 2019

Security specialist Valkyrie shares its discreet solution to guarding your classic and high-value vehicles

For any classic car purist, the idea of splicing into wires to clumsily fit modern electronics into vintage and high-value cars is jarring to the conscience. But for those of us worried about the... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 11 Dec 2019

We find out what happens when Savile Row staple Huntsman teams up with Jack Barclay for a stylishly exclusive Bentayga project

What happens when one of Savile Row’s most esteemed British tailors unites with Bentley Motors’ oldest retailer to celebrate two 100-year anniversaries? Huntsman of Savile Row teamed up wi... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 10 Dec 2019

48-hours in Paris: Tempus explores the Marais arrondissement

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty and in the point of life.” The words of Thomas Jefferson felt no truer than on a recent 48-hour autumnal escape, when we were in... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 05 Dec 2019

Tempus heads to Edinburgh to indulge in a pace-setting fusion of five-star hospitality and automotive luxury

Extended road trips across Europe and the United States are an authentic indulgence; a significant commitment, both in terms of time and logistics. Imagine then the convenience of flying int... Read More

By Gareth Herincx | 07 Nov 2019

Tempus discovers the animal magnetism of the Lamborghini Aventador

Ask any petrolhead to sketch a modern supercar and the result is likely to resemble Lamborghini’s evergreen Aventador. The dramatic wedge-shaped supercar has been with us since 2011, when it deb... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 10 Oct 2019

The changing face of wealth: From Leonardo to Greta, we examine the real influencers behind the new UHNW, and the behaviour trends that will affect us all

This is Leonardo DiCaprio. You know him from Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street, and this year’s triumphant Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His 30-year résumé of award-winning perf... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 18 Sep 2019

Tempus takes the wheel of Princess Yachts' groundbreaking performance sports yacht, the R35

Seldom do the words superyacht and speedboat come together, unless you’re talking of taking a tender from boat to shore. Boatbuilders tend to stick to what they’re known for – in Pri... Read More

By Damian Greenall | 09 Sep 2019

Bentley announces it will build 12 iconic Blowers in celebration of the brand 100-year anniversary

When an automotive brand has created what is still acknowledged to be the finest GT car in the world, sumptuous limousines that are capable of whisking their passengers around in 200mph comfort, and f... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Sep 2019

CLOSED: Two tickets to Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace

This competition is now closed. The winner has been contacted and will be announced soon.    Tempus is delighted to offer complimentary tickets to the Concours of Elegance to one l... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 02 Sep 2019

Discover why serious skiers – and investors – are making a downhill run to Niseko Village, Japan

With the Rugby World Cup heading to Japan in October, followed by the Summer Olympics in 2020 and Expo 2025, the world’s eyes are on the East Asian island nation. But while many still think of J... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 02 Sep 2019

Parc du Cap brings a modern touch of Great Gatsby glamour to Cap d’Antibes

When F Scott Fitzgerald wrote: “When your eyes first fall upon the Mediterranean you know at once why it was here that man first stood erect and stretched out his arms toward the sun”, he ... Read More

By Adam Hay-Nicholls | 06 Aug 2019

Take a tour of Ferrari's spectacular dream factory in northern Italy

Approaching Maranello in northern Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, we could be in any modestly sized pastel-coloured industrial town. Yet, once you reach the perimeter road around Ferrari’s ... Read More

By James Bannister | 02 Aug 2019

Meet the Scottish firm producing the world’s finest automotive leather

When seeking craftsmanship in the automotive world, we tend to look to the past. The weathered hands of third- and fourth-generation artisans tell the stories of a continuing legacy which is so rarely... Read More

By Cheryl Markosky | 01 Aug 2019

Park life: make a statement with these supercar garages

As befits the former head of the McLaren Formula One Ron Dennis is building something definitively 21st-century beneath his Wentworth Estate mansion – an extensive subterranean garage with a rev... Read More

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