Chris Harris Wanted The Overhyped Porsche 911 R To Not Be Brilliant

Why would Chris Harris want the new Porsche 911 R to fall flat? Perhaps it’s because his Top Gear co-host Matt LeBlanc got to drive it for the show before him. Perhaps it’s because of the ridiculous hype surrounding the car. Well it’s too bad, because it turns out not even a dogleg manual 7-speed V12 Aston Martin can…

Why Are People Bitching About The Gearshift In The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S?

You’d think the sort of people who’d even consider buying a 565 HP V12 car with a manual gearbox would love – wantonly, openly, wetly, unashamedly – a rally-style dog-leg shift pattern, with first gear tucked down by your knee. The Aston Martin V12 Vantage S has such a gearbox, and most people think it’s great, except…