There’s more to car branding than meets the eye

The car industry has a family tree more convoluted than the crowned heads of Europe. Quintessentially British brands like Rolls-Royce, Mini and Bentley are now owned and controlled by Germans, MG is run from Shanghai, and Jaguar, Land Rover and Range Rover are currently in Indian hands after a spell as American brands. And it’s not just British names that have succumbed to foreign suitors: Volvo’s solid saloons and estates may still...

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Turbo-Nutters Santa Pod 2005 Video

Santa Pod is the proving ground for many of the Turbo-Nutters wishing to prove how quick their trusty steed really is. I was very interested to see how quick my Rev.3 MR2 Turbo actually was down the strip and was a little disappointed that I didn’t manage to break into the 13 second mark. I’ll put that down to my crap...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Vs. ZR1… Fight!

This automotive test from Motortrend pits the best of Americas Muscle, the ZR1 against “Zee German’s” autobahn destroyer, the Porsche 911 Turbo. Not only are they put through the usual 0-60 and quarter pounder mile but they have also been given the track treatment by plucky Brit and LeMan’s Winner Justin Bell. I was personally surprised at the outcome but maybe you should watch for yourself, make sure you turn...

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