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Rolls-Royce Spectre

Rolls-Royce History Maker: The Rolls-Royce Spectre ❖ The car is larger than a Wraith and smaller than a Phantom Coupé ❖ It will be Rolls-Royce’s first EV and will ride on the same platform as the Phantom and Cullinan ❖ The electric range is said to have no less range compared to its petrol engine equivalent ❖ Available …

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Maserati’s Typo Error

12 August 2022 In the early 1970s, Maserati’s financial situation was at stake, and they badly needed a car to change their fortunes. Maserati had a 4,900 cc displacement and 320 horsepower engine, and the Maserati Indy chassis had previously been successful. Maserati commissioned Italdesign Giugiaro (formerly Studi Italiani Realizzazione Prototipi S.p.A), to design the …

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Charles and his 1900 Vision

12 August 2022 In April 1900, Charles Rolls, the company’s co-founder, was quoted as saying,’ The electric car is perfectly noiseless and clean. There is no smell or vibration, and they should become very useful when fixed charging stations can be arranged.’ Enter the Rolls-Royce Spectre. In September 2021, Rolls-Royce started testing the Spectre at …

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The Posthumous F1 Champion

12 August 2022 Karl Jochen Rindt was a German-born racing driver who competed with an Austrian license during his career; despite having German and not Austrian citizenship. Sadly, he was killed in practice before the 1970 Italian Grand Prix. As his closest competitor Jacky Ickx could not score sufficient points in the remaining races of …

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Nico & Mate

12 August 2022 Nico Rosberg takes delivery of the first production Rimac Nevera; the Nevera is one of the quickest accelerating motor cars you can drive on a public road. The engine produces 1,914 hp. Rimac has finally delivered the first production Nevera electric hypercar, and its delighted new owner is none other than Formula …

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Ferruccio’s Islero

12 August 2022 Understandably, the relatively sober styling of the Lamborghini Islero means it doesn’t get the acknowledgement it deserves. Lamborghini was responsible for such beautiful designs as the Miura, the Countach, the Diablo, and even the Lamborghini 350 GT. The 350 GT was built between 1964 and 1966 and was considered the epitome of …

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F1 Snippets

12 August 2022 Alpine has committed to using Best Water Technology’s iconic pink branding to spread the message of sustainability and social responsibility further around the world. ‘Pinks stands for a big mission to make every day the world a little bit better.’ Mercedes have struggled to contest so far this F1 campaign, but David …

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The Electric Prancing Horse

05 August 2022 In November 2020, Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri said, ‘Ferrari Will Never Be A Fully Electric Brand, the line-up won’t even reach 50-percent EVs, and we’ll always have internal combustion. Camilleri said, ‘My own sense is that, to say 100-per cent electric, that’s pushing things. I really don’t see Ferrari ever being at …

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