CARS

The Londons Taxi in Island

The London Taxi Corporation Ltd (trading as The London Taxi Company; formerly Manganese Bronze Holdings plc) is an automotive engineering company headquartered in Coventry, United Kingdom, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Chinese automaker Geely. It was founded in 1899 and its principal activity is the design, development and production of taxicabs.Once an important conglomerator of British motorcycle marques, the ... Read More »

Turkey’s record-breaking stunt

Fatih Ugurlu was born in Eskisehir, Turkey in 1985. He has been doing martial arts since he was very young. His imagination, curiosity and ability pushed him towards a career in the movie industry.He graduated from Marmara University’s School of Physical Education & Sports in 2009. He is still active in Kung Fu (Wu Shu), Wing Chun and Gymnastics.He has ... Read More »

Hand-made custom motorbike

A custom motorcycle is a motorcycle with stylistic and/or structural changes to the ‘standard’ mass-produced machine offered by major manufacturers. Custom motorcycles might be unique, or built in limited quantities. While individual motorcyclists have altered the appearance of their machines since the very first days of motorcycling, the first individualized motorcycles specifically labeled ‘Custom’ appeared in the late 1950s, around ... Read More »

Top 10 Most Expensive Car Crashes Ever

You know these are expensive crashes when a $500,000 super-exotic barely makes it to #10 on the list. This 1992 Bugatti EB110 was being driven by a mechanic as part of its annual checkup. He claims there was an oil slick on the road which caused him to lose control and crash into a pole. The owner of the Bugatti ... Read More »

Aston Martin DB5 crash outside Manchester Airport

This was the scene after a £1million Aston Martin DB5 – similar to the one driven by James Bond in the 007 classic Goldfinger – was written off in a crash.The luxury car was reduced to a mangled wreck after being involved in a smash with a Vauxhall Astra near Manchester Airport this afternoon.The man driving the Aston Martin and ... Read More »

2015 Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 starting from $250,000

The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept vehicle turns that notion on its head. The two-seat coupe looks dramatically lighter than the Continental GT, and its muscular lines and swooping hood call to mind the Maserati Ghibli or Aston Martin Vantage. (My first thought was how at home James Bond would feel taking it for a spin, given Ian Fleming ... Read More »

Lykan HyperSport $3.4 Million joins Abu Dhabi police

With a 3.7-liter twin-turbo flat-six delivering 740 horsepower, it’s claimed to reach 62 miles per hour in a scant 2.8 seconds on its way to a top speed of 245 mph. It also carries an astronomic price tag of $3.4 million that could only be afforded by the richest oil barons in the fiefdoms of the Persian Gulf – and, ... Read More »

Rolls-Royce Serenity 2015

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has brought Serenity to this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, unveiling the new standard in authentic, bespoke luxury motoring to the world’s media.Showcasing the tireless efforts of the Bespoke designers and craftspeople at the Home of Rolls-Royce at Goodwood to “Take the best that exists and make it better,” Serenity introduces a completely new level of individualised ... Read More »

1907 Harley-Davidson strap tank auctions for US$650,000

A 1907 Harley-Davidson Strap Tank recently sold for US$650,000 during a sale held by Mecum Auctions. These earliest Harley-Davidson ‘strap tank’ models are the rarest and most coveted of all Milwaukee machinery, and this 1907 model is one of the first 207 built, including the prototypes. The serial number (#2037) suggests it is the 37th Harley-Davidson built in 1907, making ... Read More »

JAMES BOND’S 1977 Lotus Esprit 007 Submarine sold for US$968,000

Remember a couple of months ago we wrote about how the 1977 Lotus Esprit 007 Submarine was going up for sale at RM Auctions? Yes well, the auction’s over. After a fervent bidding battle that can only be worthy of James Bond’s wondermobile from The Spy Who Loved Me, it sold for £616,000 (about US$968,000) to a telephone bidder.Raymond Benson, ... Read More »