Prestige Cars


PININFARINA From Battista to Battista in 126 years

PININFARINA From Battista to Battista in 126 years

Pininfarina’s magnificent portfolio is unmatched but the road has not always been smooth, see our unique timeline charting many of the firm’s significant highs, along with some of the inevitable lows.

Top 10 supercars from the Geneva Motor Show 2019

Top 10 supercars from the Geneva Motor Show 2019

The Geneva International Motor Show has once again set tongues wagging. Here is our round-up of the 10 most exciting supercars from Geneva 2019, as well as COO Stephen Halstead’s reasons for choosing these.

Great expectations: Assessing the true value of younger classic cars

Great expectations: Assessing the true value of younger classic cars

There are enthusiasts who invest in relatively ‘young’ sports cars. The expectation is that of a more affordable purchase than buying a factory-new model, with an increase in value in the coming years. But what is the basis of this expectation that the cars will rise in value?

ECO LUXURY: PRESTIGE CARS WITH GREEN CREDENTIALS

ECO LUXURY: PRESTIGE CARS WITH GREEN CREDENTIALS

Thinking about going green without sacrificing creature comforts or performance? To help guide you through what’s what eco-wise, we take a look at what the prestige brands have to offer now, and what’s in the proverbial pipeline.

Prestige coupés – our pick of the bunch

Prestige coupés – our pick of the bunch

Saloons too ordinary? SUVs too large? Sounds like you’re in the market for a distinctive prestige coupé. We’ve selected five of the best two-seater and 2+2 hardtops to help you choose which Prestige coupé is the right choice for you….

Luxury from utility – the range rover story

Luxury from utility – the range rover story

With the 70th anniversary of the Land Rover behind us, and the 50 years of Range Rover celebrations ahead, we’ve decided to take a look back at the Range Rover’s history, plotting its progress over four generations, from comfortable utilitarian to the luxurious lifestyle statement that it became…

Lamborghini Urus: First Drive Review

Lamborghini Urus: First Drive Review

When is an SUV not an SUV? According to Lamborghini, when it’s an SSUV – a Super Sports Utility Vehicle – and right now there’s only one of those: The Urus. We take a look at the new Urus, and find out exactly what makes it a Super SUV.

VIDEO: We review a trio of Morgans

VIDEO: We review a trio of Morgans

We were lucky enough to test three Morgans: The V6 Roadster, the 4/4 and the 3 Wheeler. You can view our video review, and read on to see what I thought of each car.

Video review of the new Rolls-Royce Phantom

Video review of the new Rolls-Royce Phantom

Every once in a while an opportunity arises for me to get behind the wheel of something rather special. In this instance, that ‘something’ is the new Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII – a car that redefines luxury and is, perhaps surprisingly, as enjoyable to drive as it is to be driven in.

Fast Four-Seats Fastbacks

Fast Four-Seats Fastbacks

Car enthusiasts are not known for compromising in the pursuit for their perfect car, and why should they? The options are plentiful when looking at 0-60s, brand new technology or sublime comfort but what about when it comes to needing all of the above AND four seats? Check out JBR’s list of best in class answers.

Lancia Aurelia B24: A tale of two sports cars

Lancia Aurelia B24: A tale of two sports cars

The Lancia Aurelia is one of the most famous cars of this Italian marque. From the original sporting streamlined coupe, a Spider version was born in the mid-‘50s, later replaced by the Aurelia Convertible.But why is there such a big price difference between the Lancia Aurelia Spider and Convertible?

The Top 10 Supercars of 2017

The Top 10 Supercars of 2017

Last year, JBR Capital – providers of high-end vehicle finance – revealed its top 10 supercars of the year. These are the most popular luxury high-performance models that JBR Capital has provided loans on over the last 12 month.

The Modifiers Part One: Brabus and Kahn

The Modifiers Part One: Brabus and Kahn

Sometimes the efforts of the industry’s finest manufacturers don’t quite satisfy our clients’ desires for individuality. In those instances, they turn to the modifiers. In the first of our two-part, we look at the history and recent projects from Brabus and Kahn.

Bentley Mulsanne The World’s Finest Luxury Car, Probably

Bentley Mulsanne The World’s Finest Luxury Car, Probably

In late July Rolls-Royce revealed its all-new Phantom. This eighth-generation model replaces the previous Phantom which, like the six generations before that, was widely regarded as ‘The Best Car in the World’. However, anyone who has ever driven or ridden in the current Bentley Mulsanne might beg to differ with that assertion.

Bentley Fastback values – a decade of growth

Bentley Fastback values – a decade of growth

Dr Vincent van der Vinne returns as our guest blog writer this week, and this time he offers his analysis on the phenomenal recent growth in values of the Bentley R-Type and S Continental Fastbacks, as well as some insight from two owners of these fine historic cars.

Is the significant interest in young Porsches sustainable?

Is the significant interest in young Porsches sustainable?

Is the significant interest in young Porsches sustainable? By Dr Vincent van der Vinne, author of ‘Investing in Cars.’ In recent years there’s been a marked trend with increased interest in ‘young’ Porsche models, with a significant number being snapped up at auction....
ROLLS-ROYCE WRAITH: The sportiest Rolls-Royce in 77 years

ROLLS-ROYCE WRAITH: The sportiest Rolls-Royce in 77 years

Owners of supercars and classics are often in need of a more practical car, and there are some fast, luxurious and highly desirable grand tourer prestige cars out there. We recently took the stunning Rolls-Royce Wraith for a spin.

The SLK to SLC Class Facelift

The SLK to SLC Class Facelift

This year, and neatly coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the original SLK class, Mercedes has launched a new version of their SLK range, and with it a facelift and an update to the long running name.

MᶜLaren First Drive

MᶜLaren First Drive

Tom Stewart has been reviewing cars professionally for 25 years but was yet to get behind the wheel of a McLaren. At last, his McLaren cherry has been popped, as he gives us his ‘first drive’ impressions of the McLaren 570S, 650S Spider and 570GT.

The True Worth of 2016’s Limited Edition Super Cars

The True Worth of 2016’s Limited Edition Super Cars

The major sports and supercar manufacturers have treated us with a veritable feast of special limited-edition variants over the past 12 months. These cars are not only stunning but are also becoming instant classics and attracting a significant premium as soon as they have been delivered.

Aston Martin DB9 over the years

Aston Martin DB9 over the years

Being a British Luxury car finance company we are big fans of Aston Martin, and the DB9 is an unexpected favorite of ours. Read our run through the specs over the years…