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Obama brings ‘The Beast’ to G20 summit in Brisbane

Nov 18, 2014

Last weekend US President Barack Obama visited Australia for the third time, to attend the G20 summit in Brisbane. The summit hosted 25 world leaders altogether and another 10 internationally protected delegates. But it was...

£14,235 parking fee for abandoned Mercedes C-Class left for 3 years

Nov 17, 2014

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Birmingham’s latest mystery has not yet been reduced to cinders, but it has certainly managed to collect its fair share of dirt nevertheless. Talk of the town is a...

Video: World’s fastest golf cart runs 12.2sec quarter mile

Nov 17, 2014

You’ve probably heard the expression ‘going for a quick nine’ down at the golf course. This brings an all-new meaning to such an expression. It’s the quickest golf cart in the world and it has...

World record 333km/h rocket bicycle beats Ferrari 430 (video)

Nov 12, 2014

On the Paul Ricard circuit in the French commune Le Castellet, daredevil François Gissy has broken his own speed record for a rocket bicycle. While the French rider accomplished a top velocity of 285 km/h...

Top Gear France confirmed, presenters announced

Nov 11, 2014

After eagerly angling in an applicant pool of 2000 hungry fish, BBC Worldwide Productions France has finally revealed who will host the earlier reported French version of the Top Gear TV show. From next spring,...

José Mujica offered $1 million for his clapped out VW Beetle

Nov 08, 2014

Uruguay’s president José Mujica, the man once nicknamed ‘the world’s poorest president’ has received a $1 million offer for his 1987 Volkswagen Beetle. The offer came from a wealthy Sheikh during a G77 meeting in...

A 2JZ-powered Toyota Cressida and a Norwegian man (videos)

Nov 07, 2014

Every now and then a man and his machine come together in perfect harmony. And with good video editing and equipment, the relationship produces some of the most memorable and inspiring pieces of cinematography in...

LEGO Speed Champions coming, first-ever McLaren F1 car

Nov 06, 2014

Picture yourself in the following scene: an expression of hopeless longing flashes across your face as you press it against the window of a Ferrari/McLaren/Porsche dealer – encircle your favourite(s). A couple of feet below...

SEAT Mii made entirely of lace celebrates new model launch

Nov 05, 2014

SEAT’s ‘Mii by MANGO’ city car has been officially launched in the UK, which prompted the Spanish car brand to find an adequate celebration. During a three-day manufacturing process in London, an eight strong team...

2014 Datsun Day at Prospect Hotel in Sydney (mega gallery)

Nov 02, 2014

Old school Nissan and Datsun fans enjoyed a huge turnout at the annual Datsun Day held at the Prospect Hotel in Sydney’s west today, with perfect sunshine, good food, and cold beverages making the event...

Editorial: Driving someone else’s Mercedes E 63 AMG

Oct 14, 2014

It was a Friday afternoon in a Circular Quay wine bar. The venue’s windows were already fogging up from the businessmen and women letting off steam. My section was filled with the usual bunch of...

A drive with Chris Atkinson in the Hyundai i20 WRC car (video)

Sep 17, 2014

Even for someone who has been involved in rallying for close to 35 years, or possibly because of that, it didn’t take this writer long to say yes when offered a ride in the latest...

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