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Along came a Spyder

The R8 Spyder is a great looking car, despite or maybe because of its bug-like shape.

When the sky turned blue, after two months of seemingly endless rain, it was a long-awaited chance to slip behind the wheel of a cool convertible. In this case, an Audi R8 Spyder.

Friday, 7 June, 2013, 2:14am

Foreign brands' China-only cars prevail at Shanghai Motor Show 2013

The five-door BMW concept X4. Photos: Xinhua, AP

While it may be a cliché to describe this year's Shanghai Motor Show as the biggest and best ever, it's true that it has grown more important than ever on the world stage.

26 Apr 2013 - 10:47am

Let the spirit move you

The Rolls-Royce Wraith.Photo: Bloomberg

One of the highlights of last month's Geneva Motor Show was the Rolls-Royce Wraith, the ultra-luxury carmaker's new gran turismo. And it wasn't long before it made an appearance in the city where there are more Rolls-Royces per head than any other. On Wednesday, the car was in Hong Kong for a preview before going on display at next week's Shanghai Motor Show.

12 Apr 2013 - 10:00am

No stealing their thunder

Hell's Angels of California gave notoriety to the name, but today's Harley clubs have taken on a more professional, collectors' ethos. It has a big following in Asia and the Middle East. Photo: Bloomberg

No motorbike brand epitomises the freedom of the open road quite like Harley-Davidson, whose motto is "live to ride, ride to live".

Low-slung, and with a distinctive tailpipe noise, Harley is a true American success story; its bikes were used by the US Army as far back as the first world war. They also enjoy a large and loyal international following among biker groups.

5 Apr 2013 - 10:49am