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First Drive: Ferrari 296 GTB – 819bhp turbo-hybrid supercar
First Drive: Ferrari 296 GTB – 819bhp turbo-hybrid supercar

This is the Ferrari 296 GTB. It is a deeply, furiously complex car. A 819bhp turbo-hybrid six-cylinder supercar that can also run silently on electricity. A £241,550 Dino successor that slots into the mid-engined ‘everyday’ Ferrari lineage that started with the 308 47 years ago and has continued without interruption – and with some legendary… More

Smit Oletha: The $450k Z8 Coupe BMW never made
Smit Oletha: The $450k Z8 Coupe BMW never made

It’s not what you think it is, this car. You’re probably looking at it and thinking ‘what have they done to a BMW Z8?’ But all is not as it seems here. This is not a BMW Z8 coupe so much as a greatest hits of BMW’s parts bin. It’s called the Smit Oletha and… More

FIRST LOOK: GMA T.33 – Gordon Murray’s new £1.4m V12 supercar
FIRST LOOK: GMA T.33 – Gordon Murray’s new £1.4m V12 supercar

The T.33 is the second all-new supercar from Gordon Murray Automotive. The three-seater £2.4m T.50 fan car remains the ultimate expression of technology and speed, while this two-seater T33 is something a bit more laid-back and conventional. It has the same incredible Cosworth naturally aspirated V12 as the T.50 with 607bhp, a screaming 11,100rpm rev… More

RETRO DRAG RACE: Caterham 170R vs Mini Oselli vs Tipo 184
RETRO DRAG RACE: Caterham 170R vs Mini Oselli vs Tipo 184

It’s time for a straight-line fight between Magazine Speed Week’s retro stars. But what will cross the line first? The £130k Mini Oselli? The 170R, Caterham’s lightest Seven ever? Or a Mazda MX5 dressed up as a 30s Grand Prix car? Place your digital bets now. Want to watch a bit of on the internet?… More