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Land Rover Sketch

‘Go-anywhere, Do-anything’ Land Rover Sketched on Snow By Toby Howe Not long after the end of the Second World War, Maurice Wilks – an engineer with Rover in the UK – had an idea to develop a “go-anywhere, do-anything” utility vehicle. To explain his idea to his brother, he sketched out a simple outline in the sand near his farm in Anglesey, Wales. The Land Rover Series 1 that came from that sketch was launched in 1948. Now, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the marque, Simon Beck, Snow Artist, has reproduced that iconic Land Rover sketch high in the French Alps...

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The ‘Extraordinary’ Story of Bentley Motors

The ‘Extraordinary’ Story of Bentley Motors By TMA Howe Almost 100 years ago, in July of 1919, the first car with the famous Bentley name pulled out of a rather non-descript garage and onto the streets of London, England. Walter Owen Bentley – always preferring to be called WO – was born in 1888 and from an early age had a love of things that moved. Working his way up from dismantling bicycles to being employed on the Great Northern Railway through to importing French cars and racing at Brooklands, WO was well on his way to founding one of the greatest luxury car manufacturers in the world...

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera – Return of the Greats

   Aston Martin DBS Superleggera – Return of the Greats By TMA Howe The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera takes us back to some truly iconic Astons of years gone by. The original DBS appeared in 1967 as a replacement for the DB6, which was beginning to look somewhat dated. The name Superleggera (meaning ‘super light’) pays homage to Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera, the Italian coachbuilder renowned for the car’s super light construction techniques. With the DBS Superleggera, Aston Martin has a super GT to take on the world’s best luxury cars. The Vanquish S that the DBS Superleggera...

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