Wheeler Dealers - Lotus Esprit 02
It may be a classic but this Lotus needs more than a little work done on
it. Wheeler Dealers on the Road - premiering tonight at 9pm on Discovery
Real Time (Sky 240, Virgin TV 271)
Old Top Gear 1992 - Cheap Rolls Royces
Quentin Wilson looks at old Rolls Royces to see how cheap they have become,
and the fact that you can buy a good example for less than a 2 year old
car. Taken from season 15, episode 2.
2011 Hyundai Equus vs 2011 Bentley Mulsanne
Executive Editor Edward Loh and Senior Editor Jonny Lieberman find out if
the luxury of Bentley's Mulsanne is worth the $330,000 pricetag compared to
Hyundai's all-new $70,000 Equus.
Shot by: Jim Gleason
Edited by: Jim Gleason
Maybach 62 Test Drive (And Ride!) with Chris Moran
An in-depth review of the 2005 Maybach 62 with Chris Moran
Maybach was one of the world's most exquisite nameplates in the 1920s and
'30s. The original company was founded by Karl Maybach — the son of
Wilhelm Maybach, who developed the first Mercedes.
Some people were surprised when Maybachs returned in the form of two
closely related, all-new ultraluxury sedans. Each posh sedan is filled with
nearly every sort of comfort and convenience feature offered in a motorcar.
Ostensibly a product of DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes-Benz's parent company,
the modern-day Maybach is actually considered a make of its own.
Maybachs come in two sizes: the regular Type 57 and the extended-length
Type 62. Each model designation indicates the car's length in meters: 5.73
for the Type 57 and 6.17 for the Type 62. Special features include
electronic braking and an Airmatic Dual Control air suspension.
A rearview parking-assist camera is available in the 2005 model. Standard
equipment now includes Robbe & Berking beverage flutes and a handcrafted
Dunhill Collection umbrella. Standard Sirius Satellite Radio includes a
Only one or two Maybachs per day are built at a state-of-the-art facility
in Germany. Mercedes-Benz dealers must sign separate agreements to sell
According to the manufacturer, Maybach styling balances classic and
avant-garde features. The doors, hood and fenders are made of aluminum.
Maybach says a primary goal was to deliver an "entirely new definition of
Twelve body colors are available, and two-tone paint schemes may be
specified. Bi-xenon headlights are standard. The regular-size Type 57 is
225.3 inches long overall, uses a 133.5-inch wheelbase and rides on 19-inch
tires. A standard power-closing feature pulls the door shut from the first
As many as 100 items inside the Maybach are trimmed with exotic woods.
Buyers can mix options with the immense standard-equipment list in numerous
combinations. Available accessories include a luggage set, a sterling
silver champagne goblet, a humidor, a golf bag and a fluffy travel rug.
Buyers may choose from six Grand Nappa leather colors and three types of
wood. All four standard seats are heated, and active seat ventilation is
Occupants can luxuriate in reclining rear seats. A television with a
9.5-inch TFT flat screen includes a DVD player. Interior features also
include four-zone climate control with two air-conditioning units, a
refrigerated compartment, a cordless phone with two handsets and a
21-speaker Bose Dolby sound system. Each sedan also has the Tele Aid
emergency communication system and the Comand integrated control system,
which are available for Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
Under the Hood
Breathing with the assistance of twin turbochargers, the 5.5-liter V-12 produces 550 horsepower and 663
pounds-feet of torque. It teams with a five-speed-automatic transmission.
Maybach claims the Type 57 can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.2
Ten airbags, including two adaptive front airbags, four side-impact
airbags, and front and rear side curtain-type airbags, are installed.
Dubai's Abandoned Sports Cars | Wheeler Dealers Trading Up
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The very best of PilotsEye
The best PilotsEye scenes on Youtube in one Video -
crosswind landing DUS, taxi, take off, Greenland, Korfu, approaching Cape
Air Berlin, Austrian, LTU, Lufthansa, British Airways, Condor, Swiss
Bentley Mulsanne: Why it's the most special Bentley built today!
MotoMan & Mean Gene take a look at the latest Bentley Mulsanne to
demonstrate why this is the most special Bentley built today -- and here's
a hint, it has NOTHING to do with the brand or the car itself . . .
MotoMan. Ordinary Car Guy. Extraordinary Adventures
EVERY WEEK, Mean Gene & MotoMan bring you a new episode of their
extraordinary adventures in the car world. Sure, MotoMan drives the latest
cars to blue chip classics but that's just the beginning: He experiences
bucket list car guy adventures like going behind the scenes to build
manufacturer show cars to driving military prototype vehicles. Back at the
studio, Mean Gene takes apart the newly introduced cars and provides his
unique technical perspective.
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discussion with the key people shaping the car industry in front of a live
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Area 51 to Reno Air Races! 2014 Bentley Continental GT Soars Through Nevada! Epic Drives Ep. 23
Does Nevada's infamous secret base, Area 51, house UFOs and little green
men? What's it like to experience 5+ g's in a tumbling aerobatic plane? Do
pilots actually race WWII warbirds at 500 mph just 100 feet off the ground?
And does Bentley's awesome, 567-horsepower W-12 Continental
GT have the right stuff to outgun a stunt plane in a drag race? Join host
Arthur St. Antoine as he pilots Bentley's heroic supercoupe into the vast
Nevada desert to explore all of the above—and see if the ContiGT improves
his luck at the high-roller tables of Vegas, too.
Epic Drives appears every fourth Friday on the new Motor Trend channel.
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