Review: The Bentley Continental GT Speed, Luxury Made Right

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“Context,” it’s been said, “is everything.” Similarly, heavily curated experiences make me hyper aware when critiquing a car. Case in point: my first taste of the Bentley Continental GT Speed, which came at a press launch in sun-doused Sicily, where the air smells like limoncello and fairy tale coastlines are lapped by the warm Mediterranean. Focus grasshopper, and don’t let the Amaro sweeten your view of the quarter-million-dollar grand tourer.

Fast forward to a rainy December in Los Angeles, where I’ve been slated to spend some extended follow-up time in the GT on my own home turf. During the quiet

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Why is GTP suddenly the hottest thing in racing?

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Enlarge / The #6 Porsche Penske 963 and the #10 Konica Minolta Acura ARX-06 run on Daytona’s banking during the 2023 Roar Before the 24. With so many miles of testing completed, the Porsches are probably the favorites, but 24 hours is a long time in racing, and a lot can happen.

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This past weekend saw the successful conclusion of the International Motor Sports Association’s “Roar Before the 24,” the series’ preseason test ahead of this coming weekend’s Rolex 24, a 24-hour race held each January at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. This year, the preseason test

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Direct Line chief Penny James is out after divi and buyback axed amid claims surge

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Penny James, former CEO of Direct Line (Direct Line)

Direct Line’s Penny James became the first FTSE 350 chief executive to step down in 2023 today, in a sudden departure just two weeks after the insurer warned on profits and scrapped its dividend.

The company said James was leaving the top job “with immediate effect”. She was in charge for almost four years. Its current chief commercial officer, Jon Greenwood, will take over as acting CEO during the search for a permanent successor.

Her departure cuts the number of women CEOs on the UK’s top two stock indexes to just

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Records set to be broken as Johnson, Moffat, Jane race cars up for grabs

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The Jane/Harvey HQ Monaro GTS is one of the sought-after race cars Lloyds will auction

Records are tipped to be set for several examples of irreplaceable motor racing history that will go under the hammer this Sunday, January 29, at Lloyd’s Auction House in Sydney.

The Lloyd’s ‘Unreil’ collection includes more the 50 rare, classic and unique vehicles including some iconic machinery that has graced racetracks across Australia and New Zealand.

“This collection is worth tens of millions of dollars and has been hidden away, cherished and preserved but now it is the time for the next custodians to prepare

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Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Upgraded at StockNews.com

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Ferrari (NYSE:RACE – Get Rating) was upgraded by investment analysts at StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Friday.

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Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Ferrari from €261.00 ($283.70) to €265.00 ($288.04) in a research report on Monday, December 12th. Morgan Stanley cut their price target on shares of Ferrari from $300.00 to $280.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company

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10 Awesome Classic Cars You Can Daily Drive

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Modern cars show how far the automotive industry has come over the last few decades, but to many people, one has to drive a classic car to prove that they’re a proper gearhead. Classic cars serve as a time machine to the past and provide a driving experience that’s hard to find in modern options. Classic cars are also typically affordable due to depreciation, making them great options for first-timers and those working with tight budgets.


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Despite their benefits, classic cars can be hard to live with since their old

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