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Haven’t you heard enough about cars? I agree. So that’s why today’s photo is of a boat. But, of course, it’s a boat designed by Porsche. In fact, the $20 million, 9391kw, 35 metre, all aluminium Dynamiq GTT 115 Hybrid 


The Lexus LFA Nurburgring, one of only 50 made, will be auctioned in January. Picture: Brian Henniker.

Like last month, when antitrust investigators pulled a surprise raid on BMW HQ in Munich; like ­Subaru admitting unqualified workers had done the quality checks on their cars; like a week earlier when Nissan suspended production at all of its Japanese factories for the same r...


Voodoo Blue 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder (Lot #750)

Surprised to know your car still has spark plugs. Spark plugs are, well, so 60s, so last century. Like ashtrays, cassette players, chokes and your father putting a piece of plywood across the back seats with a slab of rubber on top so the kids could play while he and mum shared a...


1995 McLaren F1 Coupe

Look, I know you think that buying a car for $4 million five years ago and selling it for $20m this year is not a bad trade. As Sports Car says, “0-60 in 3.2 seconds, $US3m to $US16m in five years”. But while two frenzied bidders with very, very deep pockets battled e...


Former Bib Stillwell Jaguar D-Type

Before you drive or buy a Mazda CX-5 be really careful.Mike Dare’s daughter has a three-year-old Mazda CX-5 and two young kids. Mike told my colleague, News Motoring star Paul Gover, that the kids, the Mazda and the mother were driving along one of Melbourne’s always ...


Ehret record breaking riding position

You are probably wondering what that thing is in today’s photo. It’s a motorbike. It’s a means of transport for temporary Australians that was particularly popular in the late forties. Being a 1940s kind of person himself, my editor insists that I do a two-wheel...


1969 365 GTB/4 Daytona Berlinetta Alloy

Buongiorno lettori. Next Saturday is my birthday and I want you to join me for the party. It’s at 43 Via Alfredo Dino Ferrari, Maranello at 4.30pm. You can’t miss the place — it’s got a big yellow Ferrari sign on a red background. Look, it’s just nea...


The Jaguar E Type SI 1961. Picture: Jaguar

The minute it appeared at the ­Geneva Motor Show in 1961, Enzo Ferrari called it “the most beautiful car in the world”. Fifty-six years later and the Jaguar E-type is still the most seductive, sexual and sensuous car ever built, the object of heated desire by both...


Shelby Super Snake Mustang – Image supplied by Shelby

1999-2001 Fiat Multipla

There have been a lot of big events in Adelaide’s history since Bluff Jack Hindmarsh turned up in 1836 and kicked the Kaurna people off their land. There was the first edition of The Advertiser in 1858, the foundation of the Port Adelaide footy club in 1870, the outbreak of...


A peach: VTR Customs’ BMW R65 ‘Willoughby 65’.

As you probably know my business editor is one of the many tens of motor­cycle enthusiasts (or as I like to call them, temporary Australians) who read a paper. For some months now he has been pressuring me to devote this whole column to two wheels. Even bike riders know there...


OK, I get it. Today the diet that will change your life — but first the news. As predicted, Ferrari won the Albert Lake Grand Prix from Mercedes.  An Alfa Romeo caught fire during Melbourne’s peak hour rush on Monday. Alfas, favoured drive of the smashed avo...

Monaco Grand Prix 1962

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