Sunday, June 13, 2021

Browsing the "GT/Sports Car" Category

Peugeot 907 Concept

I asked the people from the Peugeot factory museum in Sochaux if I could drive their one-off, hand-built, V12-powered 907 concept car from 2004. No harm in trying, right? Guess what their answer was? [...]

June 17, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Jaguar XK120 Alloy Roadster

With only 240 exemples, the XK120 Alloy Roadster is one of Jaguar's most desirable sports cars and an important turning point in the history of the traditional British manufacturer. It is also delightfully bad. [...]

May 27, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Maserati 3500 GT Spyder Touring prototype

Carrozzeria Alfredo Vignale in Turin built 242 Spyders based on the Maserati 3500 GT coupé between 1959 and 1964. In 1958 Touring from Milan built three prototypes. I took the third one for a drive. [...]

May 26, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Porsche 912

Was the Porsche 912 the best of both worlds or simply a hasty stopgap between the retiring 4-cylinder boxer 356 and the new 6-cylinder boxer 911? Decades after the fact, I finally get to find out for myself. [...]

May 25, 2019 GT/Sports Car

De Tomaso Longchamp GTS vs Maserati Kyalami

Calling the Maserati Kyalami and De Tomaso Longchamp identical is both true and false. They share many similarities as well as differences, but which are more prominent? [...]

April 29, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring

Mazda's little roadster became an icon since it was first launched in 1989. The fourth generation was already much better than the second and third, but recent improvements made it better than ever. [...]

February 1, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Lexus LC 500h

The LC 500h looks like a concept car that should be pirouetting on a platform at an international auto show. Yet it is a production car and even has the potential to scare manufacturers of both sports cars and GTs. [...]

September 30, 2018 GT/Sports Car

Ferrari 488 Spider

An invitation to drive the Ferrari 488 Spider in Maranello was the perfect opportunity to test the award winning V8 turbo on its home soil and with the roof down for full aural effect. [...]

March 11, 2018 GT/Sports Car