Articles tagged Giorgio Giugiaro

Page 43 of September 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, September 2008

Hamilton's day in the sun

Lewis celebrating his British GP win with the crowd at Goodwood was just one highlight of another superb Festival of Speed. Here follow some of the others Lord March couldn’t have asked for more. Just seven days after that brilliant wet-weather win in the British Grand Prix here was Lewis Hamilton at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, eager to meet his adoring public and bask in the deserved glory...

Page 48 of June 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, June 1981

Around and About

Rough road enthusiasm Victor Gauntlett, already heading Aston Martin and Pace Petroleum, has a new enthusiasm in life. Recently, through the medium of Pace Petroleum he decided to back the BBC Televised Esgair Dafydd Rallysprint. Having already decided to back former British rally champion Russell Brookes in his ex-works Sunbeam Lotus, Gauntlett took in the spirit of the thing wholeheartedly and...

Page 121 of September 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 121, September 1995

Classic quartet

This month, we profile four classic sports cars of the 1970s, and point out some of the pitfalls potential buyers may face. Sports car fans were spoiled for choice in the 1970s. The fastest and most exotic machines came from Italy in the form of the V12-powered Ferraris and Lamborghinis and V8 Maseratis, but all the while the Italians produced a second layer of smaller, less expensive though...

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Style Council

America is a country where big is best. It couldn't be any other way in a land where it used to take weeks to travel from coast to coast, where thousands of miles still separate the main areas of population, and where you have the Mississippi, the Grand Canyon, the Rockies and the Plains of Virginia. People get used to a large scale view of things; they get expansive: politically, philosophically...

Page 44 of April 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, April 1996

Spring Collection

Journalists once scrambled to scoop manufacturers. Lately, the tables have been turned, says Mike Cotton. Ask any senior figure in the motor industry, and he'll tell you that the spring is the wrong time to hold a motor show. It's halfway through the model year, too soon to show next year's novelties, too premature to judge the state of the market, too busy making and selling cars to attend an...

Page 68 of April 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 68, April 1975

Maserati Miscellany :

Testing the Merak and a brief drive in the exclusive Khamsin Even with the World economic turmoil in full spate there remain those who "have" even if there become more of those who "have not". Those who "have" continue to spend and, as ever, their indulgences include fast, exotic cars, particularly and ironically the "haves" of the oil-producing Middle Eastern countries. Such extravagances ensure...

Page 30 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, November 1975

The Diamond Jubilee Motor Show

The Diamond Jubilee Motor Show FOR THE 60th Diamond Jubilee edition of the Motor Show, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders increased the finance for staging the Earls Court annual by £75,000 to a total of £350,000. Last year the regulations controlling the way in which the vehicles were displayed were relaxed to allow a little more imagination. The same rules applied this year, so that...

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Matters of Moment

• Prospects for next year As another dramatic motoring year draws to a close, with Chrysler floundering financially, Ford trundling along happily, and Leyland making great efforts to retrieve a difficult situation and repay Public investment, it seems that we can look to the immediate future with tepid optimism. The rising unemployment figures and cost of living do not seem to diminish the number...

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The Lotus Espirit and Eclat

The Lotus Esprit and Eclat Hethel secures its future with a spectacular new mid-engined sports car and a sportier Elite derivative THOSE OF US with any concern for the declining British specialised car industry have been worried about the future of Lotus Cars since the company placed 100% reliance in the expensive Elite earlier this year. Not surprisingly in these fraught times registrations of...

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