1183bhp 'Black Bess' hyper-convertible has 24-carat gold trim and doffs cap to 1918 Type 18.
Every time a news story calls for comment from someone with an equestrian leaning, we are treated to the drawling hee-haws of some tweed-draped chinless toff with more breeding than sense. My wife is very much of an equestrian bent; for her, every day starts in a flurry of mud, drizzle and manure as she scrapes her beloved nags' soiled mattresses clean and turns them out for yet another day of standing around in their own salad and damaging my chequebook.
When manufacturers build a car, regulations state that you have to hand it over to a group of people in white coats and safety specs to make sure it's safe.
This is a running, driving hot rod made of Lego. It has an air-powered Lego engine. It'll do 18mph. And it's entirely incredible.
Some say his manparts have their own postcode, and that has a huge money/sense imbalance. All we know is that he's called... TaxTheRich.
The Internet would be about half the size without Russian dash-cam footage. Something we're continually grateful for, especially after this slice of Eastern European mentalism landed on YouTube. As per protocol, it involves a man crashing violently then giving very few damns.
460bhp per tonne. 0-100 km/h in 3.2 seconds. A top speed of 240 km/h and over 2g of lateral cornering force. Enough fastness, then, to outpace even the sprightliest grizzly bear. Meet Canada's latest trackday lightweight, the Magnum Mk5.
We can only assume April Fool's Day falls in late October in Japan. News reaches us of a spangly new technology fitted to the Lexus IS300h: an on-board system that "paints" a digital picture of its driver in real time based on his or her driving style.