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Gentlemen Drive ISSUE 20

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An exclusive approach to fashion, art, design, engineering and lifestyle. The latest Gran Turismos, the coolest Concept Cars and the timeless Classical Icons. Ladies & Gentlemen, get on board and start your engines!! Discover the art of driving. Bilingual: English & Spanish

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3 minuti
editorial

And could you imagine! Our magazine has reached 20 editions. More than 5 years trying to transmit our particular vision of the car world: A somewhat subjective vision, with its own personality but always authentic and passionate. This is our way of doing things. We start with a nice report on one of the most popular subjects: classic cars. Moreover, when comparing two super GTs from my generation. Two visions of one same concept but interpreted in a “sui generis” manner by 2 of the most prestigious Italian firms: Ferrari and Maserati. We continue by analysing the Kyalami model in a more comprehensive manner. An interesting vehicle that due to its limited production has been forgotten for several decades. And talking of history and interesting vehicles, we did not want to…

3 minuti
drivenews

FERRARI 488 SPIDER One of the cars that probably attracted most attention at the IAA in Frankfurt this year was the new model of Ferrari. They presented the Ferrari 488 Spyder which beats its predecessor both in power as in aerodynamics.. Uno de los coches que probablemente atrajeron mayor atención en Frankfurt este año fue el nuevo modelo de Ferrari. Presentaron el Ferrari 488 Spider que supera su antecesor tanto en caballos como en su aerodinámica. MERCEDES-BENZ CONCEPT A car that combines world-beating aerodynamics with irresistible design? Mercedes-Benz demonstrates us, that this could be possible. The abbreviation IAA means Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile ¿Un coche que une aerodinámica sobresaliente con diseño irresistible? Mercedes-Benz nos demuestra con su Modelo Concept IAA que sí se puede. La abreviación IAA significa “Intelligent Aerodynamic Automobile” BMW M4 GTS BMW M GmbH is…

2 minuti
ferrari 400 automatic

The 400 series replaced the 365 GT4 2+2 model at the 1976 Paris Salon, and for the first time a model with automatic transmission became available on a Ferrari production car, the 400 Automatic. The engine was one of the last evolutions of the great Colombo V12. Two banks of three Weber side draught twin choke 38 DCOE 110-111 carburettors were fitted, with twin coil and rear of engine mounted distributors, to produce a claimed 340bhp. The 400 Automatic continued in production until November 1979, during which time only 355 examples were produced, that’s why is considered a collector car nowadays. As with the 365 GT4 2+2, they were built and fully trimmed at the Pininfarina works in Turin, and then shipped to the Ferrari factory in Maranello for the installation of…

5 minuti
class of 1976 / ferrari 400 vs maserati kyalami

Both were presented in 1976 and are two interpretations of one same concept: the Gran Turismo 2+2. Maserati presented the Kyalami at the Geneva Motor Show, while Ferrari unveiled the 400 Automatic at the Paris Motor Show a few months later. Two Italian brands of great sporting tradition that increased their portfolio in a growing segment to attract the business moguls of the time; demanding persons that did not want to compromise. Because nothing less will do when one is accustomed to having the best. On the contrary. You want it all: Sportiness and comfort, performance and style. Almost custom cars that delegated the preparation to the best two tailors of the time. Maserati opted for Pietro Frua while Ferrari allowed Pininfarina to draw all their designs. Although they used the…

6 minuti
maserati kyalami/forgotten gem

Maserati Kyalami 4.2 Engine 4.2 liters V8 Motor 4,2 litros V8 Power 270 bhp @ 6000 rpm Potencia 270 CV @ 6000 rpm Torque 392 Nm @ 3800 rpm Par 392 Nm @ 3800 rpm Weight: 1550 kg Peso: 1550 kg 0-100 km/h 2,9 s Top Speed 240 km/h The Maserati Kyalami is rather unknown model of the brand from Modena. A true gem that has been forgotten due to its limited production, but that set the design grounds of future generations of the Trident. It was the first car developed in the times of Alejandro DeTomaso, when the Italian-Argentinian tycoon took over the firm. In 1974 and due the oil crisis, Citroën (which owned the brand at the time) decided to sell the company. It was Mr DeTomaso, supported by the Italian State, who took over the reins of one…

3 minuti
drive watches

Laurent Ferrier Fourtane This is a run of only five pieces partnering with Fourtane Jewelers in Carmel by the Sea that appeals to vintage motorsports collectors and its involvement with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Es una edición especial de tan sólo 5 piezas en colaboración con la joyería Fourtane de Carmel by the Sea en California y que tiene una especial vinculación con el prestigioso Concurso de Elegancia de Pebble Beach. Un reloj para los coleccionistas de automóviles más puristas. Price: $43,500 (limited edition of 5) www.laurentferrier.ch Tag Heuer Connected Watchmaking craftsmanship and avant-garde innovation, the TAG Heuer Connected is technical ingenuity built with titanium, sapphire, and the best in class touchscreen technology. TAG Heuer Connected is built on the latest release of Android Wear with up to 4,000 available apps at the Google Play…