It should have been obvious to anyone around him in 1953 that when New-Zealand born Bruce McLaren, at the ripe old age of 15, retrofitted an Austin Oldster to racing specs, that cars and racing were in his future. What those same people could probably not have expected was that his name would create a brand […]
When Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s newest vehicle, the Cybertruck, things didn’t go according to plan. A demonstration to highlight the “armored glass” went wrong, he got trolled by Lego, and even a few of his own stockholders sold, as Tesla shares dipped 6%. Yet, as usual, Elon had the last laugh, as over 250,000 people […]
Everyone knows that Tesla led the charge into premium electric vehicles, convincing the market and automakers that electric vehicles could have extended range and not look ugly in the process. Other automakers have taken notice, and several years after our last profile of Elon Musk, two premium competitors are already on the market, with two […]
This guest article is written by our Gents Place car expert Brett Hatfield. You can find more of his writing here. Let’s say you are a car guy (if you are reading this, it’s a likely assumption). You may have managed to assemble a collection of cars you love for a variety of reasons. You may […]
This guest article is written by our Gents Place car expert Brett Hatfield. You can find more of his writing here. Arguably the coolest of all male role models is James Bond. Bond is the creation of Ian Fleming, a British Naval Intelligence Division officer and journalist turned novelist. Fleming relied on his naval background […]
This article (and its accompanying photo) is courtesy of our resident gents car guru, Brett Hatfield. Find more of his car-obsessed writing check out his blog The Driven. The 996 Known internally as the 996, the Porsche 911s from 1999 to 2004 currently represent a staggering performance bargain. Modern enough to encapsulate all the standard […]
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