Although Europe is the second-smallest continent, it’s one of the best places to visit if you’re planning a continental road trip anytime soon. Road trips in Europe are always packed with amazing sights, sounds and excursions, and you’re likely to experience some wonderful memories that will keep the trip alive in your mind. If you adore driving as well, a European road trip will be just the ticket, as it’ll give you a chance to drive your way across the continent.
CT Scuderia is the brainchild of third generation Italian watch maker Enrico Margariteli, whose impressive career has included collaborations with Emporio Armani and Fossil, as well as his own brands of the past, Soviet watches and Key West. Contatempo Scuderia is a collection of unique timepieces that blend the meticulous mechanics of Swiss construction and design inspired by Margariteli’s personal involvement in professional motorcycle racing. Handmade in Switzerland, these watches utilize the same leather found in luxury sports cars for their interchangeable straps, while the positioning of the crown and pushers on each timepiece recall the aesthetic and functionality of a vintage stopwatch.
This (short) video has a number of things we hold dear: Aston Martins, luxury ski resorts, and drifting. These three factors conspire for Aston Martin’s annual winter driving experience, an event that allows customers and enthusiasts to test the British manufacturer’s range of vehicles in the snow and ice.
With the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday, we’re getting into uphill mode. This week’s video comes from the FIA European Hill Climb Championship from 2004. In this video, Ander Vilariño practices at St Urssane Les Rangiers in Switzerland, and lucky for us, he saw fit to bring a camera on board.
The Geneva Motor Show came and went last week, and we got a look at some new production cars, as well as some concepts that might give a glimpse into the near future of the automotive world. Earlier, we mentioned some of the cars we were looking forward to, and here is the rundown of the other vehicles that got their big reveal in Switzerland.
Three vehicles were named Thursday to share the $10 million Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize. The X Prize Foundation established the competition with the basic tripartite goal of encouraging the creation of cars that achieve 100 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) efficiency, produce less than 200 grams/mile well-to-wheel CO2 equivalent emissions, and could be mass-produced for the consumer market.