A. Kahn Designs expands the appeal of the Porsche Panamera by combining German engineering with quintessentially British styling, not entirely new territory for the man who embodies a brand and its identity.
This basalt black beauty may have four doors, a big boot and a diesel engine, but the Kahn DNA shines throughout and the principal British designer has ensured the Kahn Panamera looks and feels special – it is by far the most engaging in what is now a significant line-up of Panamera models.
The run up to the Rogue Rally has accelerated into top gear with only 6 places left.
This is the final call for entries and the last chance to enjoy the cars as the designers intended!
The Rogue Rally, which runs from the 16th – 22nd June is a road trip that will cover more than 2700 kilometres of South Africa’s best roads. A long the way the supercars will encounter special stages and exciting events, day and night.
The names to beat? The current stable includes a Ferrari Scaglietti 612, two McLaren MP4-12Cs, a special edition Nissan GT-R, an Aston Martin Vanquish, a Mercedes Benz SLS , Lamborghini Aventador, Ford Shelby GT500 and a Porsche 911 Turbo.
For those wishing to enter for the Rogue Rally, sms “rogue”, your name and the car you would like to enter to 32026, in order to receive the invitation and entry form. Ticket prices are R 47 500.00 but are valued well over R120 000 and a supercar is mandatory for entry.
Rogue Rally has also announced the route of the road trip.
Rush is a biographical action film about Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda who returned to the race track just weeks after a horrific crash in 1976 that almost took his life to challenge his rival James Hunt.
The movie is set during a glamourous and fearless time in Formula 1 racing, a sport where there is no margin for error and death could come at any moment.
Rush is directed by Academy Award winning director Ron Howard and stars Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl.
Inspired by dashboard gauges from Vintage Italian sports cars, Autodromo timepieces recall a golden age of motoring when driving required style, panache and perhaps even a little bit of danger.
Autodromo, is the creative vision of founder Bradley Price, an industrial designer who set out to craft unique products to express the spirit of motoring.
Autodromo blends a contemporary minimalist design sensibility with mid-century vintage character. Each piece, crafted in small batches, features a Swiss Made Ronda movement inside a sleek, 42mm brushed stainless steel case and K1 Glass crystal with sapphire coating. Every detail has been carefully considered from genuine leather watch straps, perforates to recall the look and feel of vintage car upholstery, t0 the beautifully appointed gift box and individually numbered aluminium warranty card.
Hyundai has debuted the new HND-9 coupe concept at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show in South Korea that the company is saying is a preview of a “next-generation luxury sports coupe”.
The HND-9, the ninth concept model developed by Hyundai’s R&D Center in Namyang, Korea, represents an evolution of Hyundai’s fluidic sculpture design philosophy with an elongated hood, butterfly doors and hexagonal-shaped grille.
The vehicle is equipped with 3.3-litre turbo GDi engine and 8-speed auto transmission delivering 362 horsepower, a wheelbase measuring 9.4 feet and 22-inch light alloys wheels with carbon elements.
The new generation of Range Rovers is starting to turn up all over the world and the general consensus is that this car reaches new heights in all areas.
Afzal Kahn’s obsession with turning some of the most iconic cars on the road into fashion statements is nothing new. Since the Range
Rover’s global launch at the Paris Auto Salon A. Kahn Design has been feverishly working to develop suitable aftermarket enhancement parts.
A. Kahn has now unveiled the new Kahn Range Rover Vogue – black label edition.
Subtle enhancements include fender accents in satin black, door accents in satin black, bonnet detailing in satin black and liquid gold calipers.
Having previously released the teaser trailer, Bulgarian tuning specialists, Vilner Studios, has revealed the restored Alfa Romeo Zagato Roadster, transforming a factory model into a very classy collectible.
The two-seater convertible was produced from 1992 until the end of 1994. Interestingly enough, while only 350 units were planned for production, only 284 cars were made, making it the lowest production of the Alfa Romeo in automotive history.
Published by Drive, Chris Harris takes on the Volvo S60 Polestar, a high performance sub-brand for improved acceleration.
The car was driven from Sweden to the UK to avoid the snow, but instead it snowed in the UK. Still, Harris got a chance to play with it. It’s a small-volume concept for now, but the team had a C63 on display to add some perspective.
The saloon, with manual gearbox offers more than 500hp from a transversely mounted V6 engine and described by Harris as a “loopy” car even by loopy standards and makes for an extremely unusual S60 driving experience.
Watch the Volvo S60 Polestar in action below: