Classic Cars

By Gareth Herincx | 18 Jun 2019

Bugatti president Stephan Winkelmann tells Tempus how the marque is standing the test of time

When Ettore Bugatti created his first car in 1909, he could never have imagined that his company would evolve into one of world’s most desirable luxury brands. Bugatti has had its challenge... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

Electric dream: Lunaz Design is sparking bright new interest in the longevity of classic cars by plugging in to futuristic tech

As the car industry becomes ever more conscious of its impact on the environment, the question of how future generations can enjoy the unique driving experiences of classic cars is more important than... Read More

By Tempus | 14 Feb 2019

British brands wow guests at Paris' biggest classic car show, Salon Rétromobile

In the 12 years I have visited French classic car show Salon Rétromobile, the recipe and format has, in the most unapologetically French fashion, remained unchanged. The culmination o... Read More

By Rose Adams | 31 Aug 2018

The Concours of Elegance is here

The Concours of Elegance speeds into the historic grounds of Hampton Court Palace this weekend. The event sponsored by A Lange & Söhne– which is akin to a beauty pageant ... Read More

By Adam Hay-Nicholls | 06 Aug 2018

Haute Voiture: the automotive specialist providing the last word in no-limit luxury

When it comes to bespoke coachwork, the Italian industrial town of Modena is the automotive world’s Savile Row. It is here, a few miles from manufacturers Lamborghini, Pagani and Maserati, that ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Jun 2018

Aston Martin launch the magnificent DBS Superleggera in London

At a glamorous launch event in London on Tuesday 26 June, Aston Martin brought together approximately 300 VIP guests to reveal its new Super GT, the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, in suitably dramatic... Read More

By Scott Manson | 21 Jun 2018

Get behind the wheel with Woodham Mortimer's Chris Ward

Running annually since 1927 (apart from an understandable break during World War II), the 1,000-mile Mille Miglia classic car race ran through the roads of Italy until 1957 after a car struck spectato... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 21 Jun 2018

The millionaire man cave

With property prices on the increase, and a distinct shortage of space in major cities, the once humble garage has become something of a modern luxury. It’s therefore no surprise that garages ar... Read More

By Rose Adams | 21 Jun 2018

Find out all the details of the seventh Concours of Elegance at the historic Hampton Court Palace

Since it began back in 2012, Concours of Elegance has been an exciting fixture on every classic car enthusiast’s social calendar. Famed as the only motoring event to have been granted access to ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2018

The Cotswolds plays host to a quintessentially English rally

If you have a penchant for classic cars, verdant countryside and sophisticated outdoor pursuits, and can't wait to be swept away by a cross-country car rally or the shooting season's most excl... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 01 May 2018

Exclusive: Tempus strips back the glamour to discover the man behind the David Gandy brand

David Gandy may have “fallen” into modelling but, despite a 15-year career in front of the camera, it’s not fashion that inspires him. Sure, he takes an interest in shoots and certai... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 07 Mar 2018

Editor's Letter: Step inside Tempus Magazine's style edition with our cover star Luke Evans

Welcome to the Style edition of Tempus - our essential guide for stylish men and women. We're delighted to have Luke Evans as our cover star. As one of Britain's best-dressed men, he's the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Dec 2017

Watch: Tempus explores the London Silver Vaults for a unique Christmas centrepiece

Nestled underground beneath Chancery Lane are the London Silver Vaults, the largest collection of fine and antique silver in the world, with unique items dating from the 1600s to present day. It's... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 02 Nov 2017

Calling all art collectors – imitation really is the best form of flattery

When it comes to investing in art, the Ming and Qing dynasty ceramics of East Asia have long been considered among the most valuable and popular collectible items. But for Dr Nicole Chiang, curator at... Read More

By Tempus | 31 Oct 2017

From Star Wars to classic cars, these four offbeat investment ideas will give your portfolio a New Hope

For those readers of a certain vintage, cast your mind back to the summer of 1977 when the first Star Wars movie was released. Back then, few could have predicted that it would become one of the most ... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Sep 2017

Italian classics lead the way at Salon Privé supercar show

Classic car fans were in top gear last week for the 12th annual Salon Privé supercar show, one of the world’s biggest automotive fairs showcasing unique and vintage cars against the stunn... Read More

By Adam Hay-Nicholls | 24 Aug 2017

Coldplay bassist Guy Berryman guides us in taking vintage cars around the Le Mans circuit

There’s an almighty racket in the distance, and it’s thanks to Coldplay. Specifically, the band’s bassist Guy Berryman. The instrument he’s tuning up, though, is his silver Fer... Read More

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