Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed

Price: £133,300
Top speed: 200 mph 0-60mph 4.5 seconds
Consumption: 17 mpg
CO2 emissions: 396g/km
Best for: The Premiership
Also worth considering? Mercedes-Benz S-Class AMG, Audi S8, Jaguar XJ/R

Porsche Boxster

There are a few niggles with this revamped version of the sports car, but you can't help but like it

'Porsche Cathedral': Museum for men and their motors

The car industry is in crisis - but you wouldn't believe it in Stuttgart's new museum, which opens today

Car Choice: The laws of Bangernomics mean the Boxster has to go

Dave Johnson has been hit by the credit crunch. His wife has a new job with a short commute to a multi-storey, and her Boxster S is to be replaced with a supermini. They are looking for a finance deal on a new car, or something a year old, using a £6,000 loan. They also want to know the best way to off-load the Porsche.

Electric car accelerates 'faster than a Porsche'

Hiroshi Shimizo, a professor at Keio University in Japan, talks about the Eliica, an electric car powered by lithium ion batteries he has developed which has greater acceleration than a Porsche 911.

Porsche Cayman S

The new Cayman S puts the 911 in the shade in so many ways. But can it win over those diehard purists?

Peter Bills: Hernandez v Evans - clash of the classiest

Dan Carter and Matt Giteau are almost certainly the world's top two outside halves. But there's every justification for naming Juan-Martin Hernandez and Nick Evans as the next best two in world rugby.

Porsche offers to sell VW shares for hedge funds

The German luxury sports-car maker Porsche tried to mitigate damage to its reputation among City investors yesterday when it offered to unwind agreements guaranteeing it ownership of 5 per cent of takeover target Volkswagen, to help hedge funds settle their loss-making short positions.

Porsche in $20bn 'sting'

The sports car giant Porsche has pulled off one of the greatest share killings on record in a coup that has left some of the world's largest hedge funds nursing combined losses that could total $20bn (£12.6bn).

VW shares rocket as Porsche closes in

Shares in the German car manufacturer Volkswagen more than doubled in value yesterday after the revelation that Porsche has upped its stake in the company to 74 per cent sent short-sellers scrambling to close their positions.

Scrimp or splurge?: Digital radios

If you haven't explored the world of digital radio yet, you're seriously missing out. With dozens of extra stations on offer, clearer sound quality and much easier station switching, digital radio offers a much richer experience than the old analogue systems. And if you pay a BBC licence fee, you're missing out on some of the best BBC channels by not tuning into the digital airwaves. One Extra, BBC 6, BBC Asian Network – all great stations.

Prior determined to make sure the gloves fit for good

The Sussex stumper considered giving up keeping to improve his England hopes but Alec Stewart changed his mind, he tells Angus Fraser

Porsche 911 Carrera

The new 911 offers an excitement that belies its seven-gear direct fuel-injected efficiency

Porsche driver arrested over bus crash

A Porsche motorist has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a crash with an open-top bus in Dorset which left the bus on its side and threw passengers from the vehicle.

Johnson scraps £25 congestion charge

London's mayor Boris Johnson today scrapped the proposed £25 charge on larger vehicles entering central London after a legal challenge by luxury carmaker Porsche.

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