Prince Edward County's Closson Chase, is the ideal destination for a Saturday morning test drive with a brand new Porsche 911 Carrera 4S.
On the occasion of the brand’s 60th birthday, we had the opportunity to chat with Charlie Cooper, the grandson of the iconic entrepreneur, race car driver and creator of the first MINI Cooper.
Widely considered as one of BMW’s best, the new 8- Series means simply “Driving Pleasure.”
An archipelago, situated in the Gulf of St. Lawrence between Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland, would appear to be an odd location for the press launch of a new luxury vehicle. And this is precisely where the fascination for an adventure-minded automotive journalist kicks in.
Follow along as Porsche’s new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid takes us on a breathtaking European tour from the coastal boulevards in Monte Carlo to the hairpin turns of the Swiss Alps.
As large SUVs in the luxury segment go, BMW has come rather late to the party. However, the marque’s new entry—the long-awaited X7—is going to be a mighty competitor in a field that was previously owned by Land Rover, Cadillac’s Escalade and, more lately, the Rolls-Royce Cullinan.
Interestingly, the all-terrain concept is not entirely new to Rolls-Royce. Back in the early 1900’s in the North African war theatre, the legendary Lawrence of Arabia is quoted as saying his fleet of nine modified Rolls-Royces are, “more valuable than rubies in the desert”.
You don’t have to travel half way round the world to drive a Porsche on Ice. Homefront’s Helmut Dostal, took to the track just north of Montreal to learn the basics of driving a Porsche in sub zero weather.
After putting Lincoln’s Navigator to the test last year, I was looking forward to getting behind the wheel of its smaller sibling, the Nautilus. The folks at Lincoln selected the scenic San Rafael Mountain region east of Santa Barbara as the location for our test drive. Beautifully winding roads along the Santa Ynez river valley offered great vistas and the nicest of scenery for us to snap some shots of the handsome Nautilus from all angles—and the odd selfie, of course.
In celebration of the formidable brand’s 70th anniversary, I was invited to the annual Monterey Car Week on the Monterey Peninsula—North America’s leading gathering of the automotive passionate.