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  • Fun in the sun

    Fun in the sun

    Summer is upon us and the Fiat 124 Spider is the ideal car for enjoying the rugged landscape of Costa Brava to the fullest, with the hood down and the wind in your hair. These feelings were captured in a exciting report taking the Fiat 124 Spider...

  • High five

    High five

    Ford Performance listened to feedback from supercar owners to develop a Ford GT that is as easy to use day-to-day as it is exhilarating on the racetrack. Each drive mode is specially tuned for a unique driving environment. Leveraging learnings...

  • Making its mark

    Making its mark

    There are no signs of the SUV popularity diminishing – from coupe variants and convertibles to high-performance racers and supermini-sized crossovers, the SUV market is close to a veritable peak. Yet there is a subtle difference between these...

  • Reinforcing leadership

    Reinforcing leadership

    At this year’s New York International Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz followed seamlessly on from its dynamic appearances at the motors shows in Detroit and Geneva. Celebrating a double world premiere are the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 4Matic+ SUV and Coupé as...

  • Beauty rewarded

    Beauty rewarded

    The Jaguar F-Pace is officially the best and most beautiful car in the world after double success at the 2017 World Car Awards, scooping the prestigious World Car of Year and World Car Design of the Year titles. The performance SUV is the fastest...

  • Electric tour

    Electric tour

    Renault has announced the signing of an exclusive partnership with Sicily by Car, a leading car rental company in Italy, and Enel, the country’s largest energy supplier, to roll out the Eco Tour di Sicilia. This initiative by Sicily by Car will...

  • The rock of races

    The rock of races

    The Giraglia Rolex Cup has run uninterruptedly since 1953 when it was created to build sporting friendship between France and Italy. A prevailing sense of camaraderie has always defined the competition. Partnered by Rolex since 1998, the offshore...

  • Not just a number

    Not just a number

    From early childhood, Edwin Debono has nursed a fascination for old cars, in the process developing not only a Matchbox collection which he still adds to today, but also an uncanny knack for remembering car numbers. It is amazing how he can easily...

  • Revolutionary all-rounder

    Revolutionary all-rounder

    Volkswagen will be launching a new range of avant-garde electric vehicles in the near future. This month, Volkswagen will provide a first look at a new important frontrunner of electric mobility in the world premiere of a crossover concept vehicle...

  • Shared history

    Shared history

    Their combined history totals more than 150 years; they share a tradition, passion for design and innovation as well as a long road in the world of racing. These two southern European brands, Seat (Barcelona) and Ducati (Bologna), are...

  • Celebrating a motorsport icon

    Celebrating a motorsport icon

    ‘Genius on wheels’ is the name of an exhibition at the Porsche Museum in Zuffen-hausen that honours rally racing legend Walter Röhrl on his 70th birthday. From March 14 to May 14, 2017, the museum is displaying numerous vehicles driven by the...

  • Official launch

    Official launch

    The new Mini Countryman was officially launched in Malta at Hugo’s Terrace in St Julian’s on March 30. The launch featured a live performance by Gianni Zammit with Rug, DJs Attila Ekis and Mia Wave, as well as complimentary finger food and drinks...

  • Bespoke Mustang debuts at Monaco show

    A custom Mustang with close to 800bhp has been revealed at the Top Marques show in Monaco. Called the Sutton CS800 Mustang, it has been created by premium car specialist Clive Sutton and uses a 5.0-litre V8 with a high-performance supercharger and...

  • People-minded SUV

    People-minded SUV

    Citroen is premiering at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show a New-Generation SUV: C5 Aircross. Directly inspired from the Aircross Concept, unveiled in Shanghai in 2015, it mixes an asserted design with an interior space focused on the well-being of...

  • Watch: Six decades and still going strong

    Watch: Six decades and still going strong

    A vintage Peugeot 403 with its proud owner, Dedrick Zammit, in Mdina on its 60th ‘birthday’. Registered on April 1, 1957, the vehicle has passed through three generations and even featured in a number of feature films like Munich and By the Sea.

  • Saving lives

    Saving lives

    Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations has designed and engineered a bespoke version of the new Land Rover Discovery for use by the Austrian Red Cross. ‘Project Hero’ was presented to the world’s media for the first time at the Geneva Motor...

  • Classic racing

    Classic racing

    The thrill of the racetrack can be experienced at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Trackdays. Moreover, professional guidance is included: this is what the name of the former DTM Vice Champion Jörg van Ommen, who organises and implements the Trackdays,...

  • As good as new

    As good as new

    Unpainted bumpers, styling strips, the cockpit and other plastic surfaces in and around the car fade with time and appear neglected. With special plastic care products, a perceptible rejuvenation of colours can be attained, while the materials are...

  • The original improved

    The original improved

    How do you improve on a success story? That’s what we often ask ourselves before testing a facelift or a new version of a successful model. The Scenic was Renault’s major hit on the local and international markets. As with books and albums, the...

  • Car of the year announced

    Car of the year announced

    The new Peugeot 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year on March 6 in Geneva by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists. The judging panel acclaimed its style, interior design and performance. This prestigious trophy joins the 20 other...