Speed

By Rory FH Smith | 15 Oct 2021

Bond behind the wheel: a look at 007's relationship with Aston Martin

Let’s face it; James Bond wasn’t originally an Aston Martin kind of guy. While Hollywood would have us believe otherwise, 007’s car of choice was, originally, something a little less... Read More

By Charles Gordon-Lennox, 11th Duke of Richmond | 14 Oct 2021

The spirit of revival: The Duke of Richmond on the rebirth of Goodwood

I’d always been determined to revive the Goodwood Motor Circuit, which closed in 1966, but it was a long and complicated process. We brought motorsport back to Goodwood with the first Festival o... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Oct 2021

Chopard releases all new Mille Miglia Bamford Edition to celebrate the classic car rally

Haute jewellery and watch brand Chopard has partnered with Bamford Watch Department to create a special limited-edition of its Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph. Limited to just 33 timepieces, the spor... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 30 Sep 2021

INTERVIEW: 007 stunt driver on Bond's most thrilling car chase yet - featuring the new Land Rover Defender

Very few cars can compare to the Land Rover Defender. What started life as a curious post-war project by Rover bosses and brothers Maurice and Spencer Wilks, developed into an automotive landmark over... Read More

By Tempus | 29 Sep 2021

Rolls-Royce announces first-ever fully electric car

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has revealed plans to launch its first-ever fully electric model by the end of 2023, putting in motion the manufacturer’s scheme to phase out all combustion engine product... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 28 Sep 2021

Ahead of the fleet: the Ferretti Group Private Preview 2021

It’s 9am and I am standing in a rather peculiar location. As a guest of the Ferretti Group’s famed private preview event in Monte-Carlo, awash with billionaires, businesspeople and harried... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Sep 2021

A. Lange & Söhne to award special one-off timepiece to Concorso d'Eleganza prize winner

A. Lange & Söhne has announced that a special edition of its 1815 Cronograph will serve as the award for the owner of the most attractive car at this year's edition ... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 06 Sep 2021

The New Ultras

The number 21, says The Economist’s Tom Standage, is connected with ‘luck, risk, taking chances and rolling the dice’ and, for the world’s ‘New Ultras’, that s... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 04 Sep 2021

INTERVIEW: IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt on the long road to recovery

When IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt, driving 200mph, crashed into the barrier during pre-season testing at the Walt Disney World Speedway on 6 January 2000, his doctors thought he wouldn’t... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 02 Sep 2021

Sir Jackie Stewart on his love for F1 and his lasting legacy

While Formula One may be enjoying a much-awaited return to form, with racing rivalries and friendship reminiscent of the glory days of the 1960s and ’70s, today’s racing championship is mi... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 26 Aug 2021

Return to form: an in-depth look at the British Grand Prix

For the past few years, Formula One has been lacking a certain something. While the Netflix series Drive to Survive kept the F1 flame burning bright by bringing to life the persona... Read More

By Tempus | 23 Aug 2021

Top 10 things to see at the Goodwood Revival

The Goodwood Revival is the world’s greatest historic motor race meeting; the only sporting event of its kind to be staged entirely in a period theme, as well as a celebration of sustainability.... Read More

By Peter Malmstrom | 21 Aug 2021

Pretender to the throne: Tempus takes GTO Engineering's latest masterpiece for a spin

Recreations can cover a vast cacophony of contraptions, from frankly dangerous home-built hobby horses to popular mass- market recreations of legendary cars like the Shelby AC Cobra. These c... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 19 Aug 2021

Revive and thrive: the return of Goodwood's historic festival

Any aficionado will tell you that classic cars are about far more than what’s under the bonnet. The world of vintage automobiles is a lifestyle, encompassing everything from vehicle restora... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Aug 2021

Best yachts to charter this autumn/winter

With travel becoming a more tantalisingly real prospect as we head into the last weeks of summer, many jet-setters are gearing up to take to the seas this autumn for a fall break in warmer climes. And... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Aug 2021

The best luxury ready-to-drink beverages to quench your thirst this summer

As restrictions gradually ease and the sun finally starts to brighten our skies, we are all preparing for a summer of outdoor social events.  Making the perfect cocktail from scratch can be diffi... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jul 2021

The best family hotels in Europe to book now

To say it's been a long year would be an understatement. Stuck indoors for vast swathes of the last 18 months with little to no travel outside of the odd business trip here and there, even the you... Read More

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