The collection of Umberto Panini

Cars Culture

"It’s unlikely you’ve ever heard of Umberto Panini. Ok, perhaps the surname rings a bell. After all, the Panini publishing company is rather famous, Giuseppe - our friend Umberto’s brother - founded the company that is renowned "

2017 Highlights

Cars Bikes People Culture

"As 2017 comes to a close, we celebrate our most exciting, engaging and fun year to date. A year that saw incredible highs with a visit to the largest collection of MX-5s in the world, spending time with alt-fuel cars "

Under Pressure

People Culture

"“It’s like high-speed chess,” says Mo Davies. The diminutive driving instructor looks a little out place, perched high up in the cab of a bright red, 15-ton lorry with blue lights on top. Looks are deceiving, however, for Davies "

Visiting Maranello


"When I was 12 years old, my parents used to take us away for the summer. We’d often go and stay in the New Forest for a week - a gorgeous slice of Hampshire perfect for walking and exploring and "

Beaulieu Motor Museum and Me


"Back in the 1990s, I was quite small and absolutely, totally obsessed with cars. My family and I went away on a summer holiday one year to the New Forest, a beautiful part of the UK, and we set up "

Bernina GT

Cars Culture

"These are the Engadine and Valposchiavo, Swiss valleys, famous for Saint Moritz, the world of skiing and the alpine pass roads open all year. All year except the last weekend of September, when the Bernina Gran Turismo takes place: a 5.7"

Spa – a bright shadow of its former self


"Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most revered in the world and has been since it hosted its first race in 1921. The modern 7.004-kilometre track of today sits in the shadow of the 14-15km (depending on the year) "

The next generation is prepared


"It’s the time of year where the UK’s most successful young motor racing talents begin to cross their fingers. The winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC award will be announced on December 3rd, and we now know from "

Kustom Kolors

Cars Culture

"With resto projects and classic cars spreading through the scene like wildfire, we got to chatting with restoration specialists Kustom Kolors, down in Christchurch on the South Coast. Boss-man Colin gave us the lowdown. For those that don’t know, "

Music Maestro, please

Cars Culture

"Perhaps not the most obvious candidate when presented with a choice of 1980s hot hatches, the MG Maestro strikes a chord as a rare retro treat. Almost every driver with a fondness for the 1980s would remember evocatively-named hot hatches "