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A convertible is the perfect car to explore Hong Kong this summer. Hans Schlaikier selects five that are sure to turn up the heat.

Saturday, 1 September, 2012, 12:47am

Bentley Continental GT V8 review: Luxury, sport and efficiency all in one

“With power comes responsibility.” That’s not Spider-Man talking. It’s Bentley, referring to the performance of its new Continental GT V8.

5 Oct 2012 - 5:42pm 1 comment

Bentley's Flying Spur: an elegant evolution

It's no accident that Bentley chose Beijing for the international media test-drive of its new Flying Spur. China is now the carmaker's No 2 market and accounted for 55 per cent of sales of the first-generation Flying Spur.

24 May 2013 - 1:12pm

Test drive: Bentley Continental GT Speed

As daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner was falling from the stratosphere at over 1,120km/h, I was packing my bags for Germany to try out Bentley's fastest ever production car - the appropriately named Continental GT Speed.

26 Oct 2012 - 2:51pm

British carmaker Bentley aims to tap into demand for bulletproof vehicles

Bentley is considering the launch of an armour-plated car range as customers in Latin America, the Middle East and Russia seek to travel in bulletproof comfort.

The car manufacturer based in Crewe, central England, is exploring ways to tap into a growing market for secure vehicles in emerging economies where the threat of kidnap and assassination is constant.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:42am

Classics up for sale

George Daniels was one of the greatest of watchmakers. Famous for creating the co-axial escapement in Omega's best timepieces, the Briton proved that 'a mechanical watch can perform as well as an electronic one', according to his obituary in Britain's The Daily Telegraph last October.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

On the cyber highway with iBentley

It has five LCD monitors - two of them on touchscreen iPads - a Mac Mini, three Apple keyboards, an iPod docking station and runs its own Wi-fi hotspot.

22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

It takes two

Gin and Tonic. Tom and Jerry. Lennon and McCartney. Some double acts fit together perfectly and often become greater than the sum of their parts. If you've heard Paul McCartney's solo output you will know exactly what I mean. Yet for every seamless combination there are also the tragic duos: McCartney and Stevie Wonder; McCartney and Michael Jackson; and McCartney and Heather Mills.

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am


Pagani revs for Top Gear shows

31 Jan 2009 - 12:00am


Subaru hatches its latest fastie

The new Subaru Impreza WRX Sti returns as a hatchback with 'greater driver involvement', says Motor Image spokesman Marco Tsang. The new model (right, HK$359,000) has a 300-horsepower turbocharged version of its 2.5-litre boxer engine 'which includes a larger, more efficient intercooler to increase power', Tsang says.

10 May 2008 - 12:00am