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Porsche 911 GT3 RS 2015 review - prices, specs and 0-60 time

What is it?

It is the latest Porsche 911 to wear the historic Rennsport badge (sticker) and therefore one of the most eagerly anticipated cars of …

Porsche

Nico Rosberg Pulls Surprise Victory At 2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg secured his third victory in a row at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, with his win in yesterday’s race coming after a …

Marussia F1

How Much Has The Facelift Changed The BMW 3 Series?

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You’ll probably need a big magnifying glass to be able to spot the differences …

BMW

Massa hits out at 'dangerous' Verstappen

10:21 – Williams driver Felipe Massa has criticised Max Verstappen following the Toro Rosso rookie's incident with Romain Grosjean, and subsequent …

Formula One

Ricciardo “appreciates” stewards' decision

Daniel Ricciardo says his final stint at the Monaco Grand Prix was fun, and thanked the stewards for not penalising him for his run-in with Kimi …

Formula One

Merc's 4x4-squared vs Hennessey Raptor

Flight. Brief and terrifying, but for two long and silent seconds, this three-tonne truck leaves the Earth's embrace and mimics one of the graceful …

Tom Ford

Rosberg: I won't change for Ecclestone

Nico Rosberg says he is not surprised Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone thinks he is 'bad for business', but insists he will not change.

Ecclestone …

Bernie Ecclestone

Facelifted BMW 3-Series Sedan And Touring Pose For The Camera In New Launch Film

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As it has accustomed us lately with every new model launch, BMW has released …

BMW

The 2016 Jaguar XE Is 'Pretty Stonkingly Brilliant'

Luxury Lifestyle

Lewis Hamilton furious as Nico Rosberg takes late Monaco win

24 May 2015

Lewis Hamilton was robbed of victory in the Monaco Grand Prix because of a strategic error by his Mercedes team.

Hamilton controlled the race throughout until Mercedes decided to pit him during a late safety car period following a heavy crash by Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen.

Team-mate Nico …

Formula One

London charity event to commemorate life of Ayrton Senna

Formula 1 figures will share their memories of the Brazilian legend at a charity evening next monthA charity event next month will see Formula 1 …

Ayrton Senna

Monaco Grand Prix 2015: Five things we learned

Lewis Hamilton's Monaco dream is wrecked by Mercedes and Max Verstappen's promising weekend ends in disaster

Hamilton’s Monaco dream ruined by inexplicable stop

This soon after one of the biggest blunders in recent memory it is hard to explain how or why Lewis Hamilton’s Monaco Grand Prix was thrown …

Formula One

The problem with Porsches: Tell Me I'm Wrong

Are the current crop of Porsche sports cars just too competent? Odd question perhaps. Possibly entirely ungrateful, given the effort into making them …

Porsche

Best hot hatchbacks

Felix Dennis

Mitsubishi could add 'Evo' crossover

You should have done this years ago, but in case you haven't, open your dictionaries to the word "Sacred" and tear the entire page out. Done? Good. Now, to continue...

With the traditional sedan-based, gas-powered Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution using its four driven wheels to enter the grave at the end …

Mitsubishi

McLaren not patting themselves on the back yet after first 2015 season points finish

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24 May 2015 by GPT Staff

McLaren ended their points drought during the 2015 season in Monaco thanks to Jenson Button's eighth place finish,

McLaren Automotive

2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 UK review

What's it like?:

Not everything you might be expecting. The previous C63, courtesy of its naturally aspirated 6.2-litre V8 engine, came so saturated …

United Kingdom

Lamborghini Aventador SV review

So where do you start when trying to describe what the new £321,723, 740bhp, 217mph Lamborghini Aventador SV is like, not just to drive but to look …

Lamborghini Aventador

Hamilton: I thought my rivals were pitting too

Lewis Hamilton says he will come back stronger in the next race in Canada after the massive disappointment of losing the Monaco Grand Prix in its …

Formula One

Rosberg handed Monaco win after Mercedes blunder

Driver

Team

Gap

Points

01.

N. Rosberg

Mercedes

25

02.

S. Vettel

Ferrari

+4.4

18

03.

L. Hamilton

Mercedes

+6.0

15

04.

D. Kvyat

Red Bull

+11.9

12

05.

D. Ricciardo

Red …

Formula One

Listen to a 770bhp Quattro monster a hillclimb

The video is short, so we'll be brief. Here is footage taken by a YouTube enthusiast who goes by the name of 19Bozzy92. It is footage of a replica …

Pikes Peak

Verstappen: Grosjean "caught me by surprise"

Formula 1 rookie sensation Max Verstappen walked away from his massive high-speed crash with Romain Grosjean and the TECPRO barrier at Ste Devote, …

Formula One

2015 Zagato Maserati Mostro Sounds Like A Wild Animal

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There’s a reason why Zagato’s new coachbuilt is nick-named “The Monster”.
The main …

Maserati

Wolff: 'We can only apologise, apologise and apologise'

An upset Hamilton embraces his brother (© Octane Photographic)

24 May 2015 by GPT Staff

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has apologised to Lewis

Niki Lauda

Renault's All-New Kwid Looks Better as RS Model

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If we had to bet, we'd say that when it comes to this particular car, …

Renault

Nissan 350Z Thinks it's Related to the Audi R8 and Lamborghini Reventon

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It's not one of the most beautiful designs in the …

Audi R8

Gumball 3000 Aston Martin Sports New Glow-In-The-Dark Paint

There's nothing like the Gumball 3000.

The inter-continental sprint popular with the racers, rappers, rock stars, and ridiculously rich dudes is …

Aston Martin

WRC - Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2015: Stages 11-13

Vodafone

WRC - Vodafone Rally de Portugal 2015: Stages 8 - 10

Vodafone