The Audi R8 GT – Realigning my perceptions.

We go for a drive in an Audi R8 GT and discover a few things that…well….you’ll see. 

The Audi R8 has created a unique place in the automotive world. The car has successfully carved out a niche for itself by marketing itself as the ‘affordable’ supercar with German precision and reliability.
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The Ferrari 512 TR – The classic everyday supercar.

A surprisingly comfortable experience in a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR teaches me the value of practicality. 

IMG_2149I went for a drive in an Italian supercar, little more than a week ago. It had a sleek body, beige leather seats, an ergonomically designed cabin with an A/C that blows ice cold in midsummer and a 12-cylinder engine with more than enough power to get out of its own way. The description that I have given is vague enough to cover a number of cars, from the Ferrari 599 to the Lamborghini Murcielago. So why would anyone think that I’m describing a car that is more than twenty years old?

Well, if you did, full marks to you. I’m talking about a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR.

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The Ferrari F40 – Enzo’s last word.

Acceleration and speed. I had both terms redefined recently, when I went for a ride in an F40. 

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Much has been said about the Ferrari F40. Words like ‘pinnacle’, ‘icon’ and ‘legend’ regularly get thrown around whenever the F40 is mentioned. Yet, to go for a ride in an F40 is a truly life-changing experience.

I, like many others, had a poster of a Ferrari F40 on my bedroom wall as a child. Perhaps it was the simplistic design, the big red wing, or the fact that it embodied my imagined version of a supercar.

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