Bernie Ecclestone Ex F1 boss to be central feature at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood is only weeks away and it has just been revealed that the central feature for the first time ever will celebrate a person rather than a marque, that person being Ex F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. The Goodwood Festival of Speed presented by MasterCard, will celebrate an individual rather than an honoured marque of car manufacturer. The giant sculpture this year on the Goodwood grounds in front of Goodwood house is a joint celebration between Goodwood and the life of Bernie Ecclestone.

Day 1 of The City Concours 2017

Today we witnessed some of the finest automobiles from across the globe all united on one stage, that being The City Concours, London. This is the first year that the automotive garden party as its dubbed has been held in the heart of London, however from the experience we had this certainly won’t be the last.

City Concours complete car list unveiled

City Concours Jaguar

In just under 48 hours some of the rarest cars in history will ascend on the City of London to showcase their beauty and craftmenship at the City Concours. The automotive garden party being held at The Barbican have now revealed their full car list, listing the model of the car, year of manufacture and its category.

As you would expect their arecome outstanding vehicles including classics, modern, bespoke as well as a host of luxury brands showcasing their wares including watches, art and champagne. The complete list of cars attending the City Concourse is quite something representing car culture and car heritage at its finest.

Rolls Royce Sweptail coachbuilt bespoke one off

Rolls Royce Sweptail

RR seem to be heading back into coachbuilt cars, and with it follows the release of a one-off Rolls-Royce Sweptail which has just made its formal debut at the Concourse d'Eleganza rather unsurprisingly this has caused quite a stir in the automotive world.

This coachbuilt one-off Rolls-Royce is completely bespoke designed and crafted for one special client who by all accounts has according to RR "an outlandish love of opulence and is described as con is your and collective distinctive one-off items including super yachts and private aircraft"

First drive:- MG GS SUV in 2 weeks

It's literally only weeks till our latest car review the MG GS and we have it for a week, and we've prepared a week long challenge for the SUV more about that later - This is the first SUV offered from the classic car manufacturer and tuner MG who have now moved production East, cleverly we've managed to coincide our review of the GS with our coverage of the City Concourse in London.

FOS Ferrari Extravaganza 70th Anniversary

Ferrari 70th anniversary FOS

The Goodwood FOS is the epitome of motorsport heritage, the Festival of Speed event is fast approaching in only five weeks, we will be trackside ruminating in all things automotive.

The theme for this year's show is Peaks of performance - Motorsports game changers, celebrating the fastest, most powerful and most expensive and or complicated racing machines and the reins which they broke and how that affected the rules governing these beasts and how the official rules had to be changed e.g. Group B rally.

Intro to the Vauxhall Lineup for 2017

Earlier this year we reviewed the impressive Vauxhall Corsa 1.0T which we believe to be the best sporty alternative to the Ford Fiesta, however Vauxhall aren’t stopping there, they showcased an impressive line-up of cars at the London Motor Show for a range of markets. The real contenders are in the compact crossover (sports utility vehicle) the Crossland X and latest generation executive saloon the Insignia Grand Sport.
 

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