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If you like the Lamborghini Aventador

It has thermonuclear road presence; the horizon seems to shrivel as it approaches. There’s nothing normal about how it looks, how it sounds or how it moves down the road. When teenagers sleep, this is the car in their dreams. Of course it’s Italian. Of course it’s the Lamborghini Aventador …

Sports Cars

With a 500hp V8, Continental GT finds its voice

It is difficult to imagine the phrase “base model” applying to anything with eight cylinders, 500 horsepower and a starting price equal to nine Mini Coopers. But Bentley’s Continental GT V8 is just that, the entry point in a range that climbs all the way to the fearsome Continental GT Speed – a …

Bentley Motors

Writers choose their favourite Top Gear moment

With an all-new season of Top Gear gracing BBC America on 10 February, BBC Autos invited a handful of noted automotive writers to pick their favourite TG moments.<p>It was a difficult brief, given there were 20 rollicking seasons from which to choose. Yet no two writers selected the same moment, let …

Hennessey Venom hits Bugatti-busting 270.49mph

America’s 1,244bhp hypercar has just gone faster than the Bugatti Veyron SS. TG has the full story.<p>Top Gear can exclusively reveal the Hennessey Venom has hit 270.49mph at the Kennedy Space Center, the highest speed ever recorded by a production car.<p>The 1,244bhp Venom clocked its record-breaking …

Track-day trinity: Huracán, 650S and Alfieri

For the car industry, as in politics, Switzerland is neutral territory.<p>That means top executives attending the Geneva motor show are more willing to go off script than at more closely watched shows, where the media scrums run thick and unforgiving. The cars these executives bring to Geneva, too, …

Alfa Romeo teases with the topless 4C Spider study

Sometimes, automotive beauty has less to do with what is added than with what is taken away. Such is the case with Alfa Romeo’s lovely 4C Spider, the roadster version of the Italian carmaker’s lauded new coupe.<p>Technically a design study, but undeniably production-ready, the 4C Spider unveiled in …

The wild one: Top Gear drives SLS AMG GT Final Edition

What’s this? A sad farewell, that’s what.<p>This is the last-ever version of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, dubbed the “GT Final Edition”. And it's only available in a limited run of 350 models. In fact we should have labelled this a “last drive”.<p><b>What! They're killing off the SLS?</b><p>Yep. As we told you late …

Surf Sauna

To score the best waves in the Northeast it takes three things: dedication, luck and a thick skin. Though the water warms up to a comfortable trunks-only temperature in the summer, the best waves pound the shores of New England, New York and New Jersey in the colder months. Though wetsuit …

Why Are Videogame Designers So Obsessed With Ruins?

Gaming’s biggest blockbusters are often set amid the crumbling foundations of great civilizations. Why?<p>Perhaps the most-anticipated game of the year is called <i>Titanfall</i>, which takes place on a war-torn planet amid the ruins of a great civilization. This has become a standard trope: game creators …

Test Drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

by Davis Adams<p>Earlier this year, Mercedes-Benz launched its 2014 CLA-Class; a handsome, compact sedan targeted squarely at young professionals and newcomers to the luxury market. Truth be told, the CLA has become a benchmark for entry-level premium cars, making no bones about offering legitimate …

Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces

Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to reimagine flexible furniture for urban spaces.<p>Dedicating its latest designer-made collection PS 2014 to a young, on-the-move, urban crowd, Ikea has tapped into a vast …

Mr. Peabody & Sherman defeats 300: Rise of an Empire and Need for Speed at the North American box office

Video game adaptation <b>Need for Speed</b> was beaten by animated adventure <b>Mr. Peabody & Sherman</b> at the U.S. box office this past weekend. Tipped for number …

Comic Book Review - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Utrom Empire #3

<b>Chris Cooper reviews the final part of IDW’s Utrom Empire series….</b><p>“<i>Baxter’s gambit reaches its endgame, but Fugitoid has some tricks up his sleeve!</i> …

Ghost Recon Online renamed Ghost Recon Phantoms

<b>UPDATE 11/04 9.15AM GMT:</b> Ghost Recon Phantoms is out now on Steam and has a fancy new trailer to mark the occasion.<p><b>ORIGINAL STORY 17/03 5PM GMT:</b> …

Marquez limping into the MotoGP season | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The broken leg is mending fast but Honda’s Marc Marquez will still be starting his MotoGP title defence on the back foot in Qatar on Sunday.<p>Honda MotoGP rider Marc Marquez of Spain prepares for his practice session in his garage before the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi, north of …