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In The Hall Of The Mountain King

Few cars in history come with as much of a reputation as BMW's E60 incarnation of thw M5. The only production saloon car ever to be fitted with a V10 engine. A truly iconic car, but also on of the most notorious for a number of reasons.

It is a car that has captured my imagination for years. So you can imagine the range of emotions and feelings that exploded through my head when I got offered the chance to drive one on a cold, damp and rainy sunday morning in september.

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Redemption - Project CARS 2 Review

Former German president Richard von Weizsäcker once said: "Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance."

In short, one needs to remember in order to achieve redemption.

The original Project CARS never was the most unanimously loved racing game. It was a good shot at the sim racing genre, but it had too many weird quirks, bugs and glitches to be considered a smash hit.

But now, two years after the release of the first game, Slightly Mad Studios is back with the sequel: Project CARS 2. 

So: has Slightly Mad Studios remembered past flaws and achieved redemption? Or has the British studio not learnt from past mistakes? Let's find out.

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Never Meet Your Heroes

Maserati launched the fabled Granturismo grand tourer coupé back in 2007, and the company has sold over 37.000 since then. A facelift was unveiled back in June, prolonging the car's lifespan by another few years.

The Granturismo has always been something of an enigma, with a fantastic V8 and a heavenly soundtrack to boot. 

But what's it actually like to drive? To find out, I jumped behind the wheel of a 2013 Maserati Granturismo Sport to put the Bologna Beauty to the test.

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Solid, But Not Perfect - Forza Motorsport 7 Demo

The racing video game market is more competetive than ever before. Small developers have risen up and are publishing titles of surprisingly high quality, forcing established names to set up their game on a previously unseen level. The big players are no longer untouchable.

This can definitely be said for American developer Turn 10 Studios, the creator of the now legendary Forza Motorsport series.

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Hype Justified

Hype is a dangerous thing. It can lead to overestimating, which ultimately leads to disappointment. This is true with many things: video games, movies, tv shows and most certainly cars.

And I don't think there has been a single car in history that has seen more hype than the Nissan GT-R. You've heard the phrases: 911 Turbo performance for a lower price. A missile, not a car. Clever to the point of obscurity. A supercomputer strapped to a Space Shuttle. But what's it actually like to drive?

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