Fast cars and bad weather: A recipe for trouble

The onset poor winter weather is often a signal to stow the sports car away in the garage under its blanket and resign yourself to several months of dull, sensible driving. A powerful engine and rear wheel drive set up don’t lend themselves to driving in the snow and ice as you’re much more likely to fall victim to snap oversteer than a nice, sensible front wheel or four wheel ...
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Porsche being sued over death of Paul Walker

The tragic story of the death of Paul Walker has been brought back to the attention of the media following the news that his daughter has filed a lawsuit again the sports car manufacturers Porsche. Paul Walker died as a result of a car accident in November 2013 when a Porsche Carrera GT his friend was driving, hit a lamp post and burst in to flames. Recent news has stated...
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The Audi R8 sports car

The R8 road car was officially launched at the Paris Auto Show on 30 September 2006 and was manufactured by the German car company, Audi. It is a two seater mid-engine sports car which uses the Audi “Quattro” all-wheel drive technology. The sports car which is based on the Lamborghini Gallardo, was designed by Audi AG’s high performance private subsidiary company, Quattro GmbH....
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Sport car track days

  If you are not in the lucky position to own your own sports car then one option to get your ‘sports car hit’ would be to go on a track day. Here you will be able to drive a number of expensive sports cars and be taught by a driving expert exactly how to get the most out of the cars in an environment where you’re not limited to 70MPH. The track days are a great w...
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Why rent a sports car?

There are many reasons why you may wish to rent a sports car for a few days, it may be a special occasion, a wedding or trip away, or you may have an important business trip that you need a flashy car to impress potential clients with. However one great reason to consider renting a sports car for a weekend would be as a kind of extended test drive. Before taking the plunge a...
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