Simon de Burton

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Cars

PistonHeads: a mine of information for car lovers

Car enthusiast website PistonHeads now attracts over 5m unique visitors a month – capturing the burgeoning modern classics market with groundbreaking research tools, investment-style charts, compelling forums and a vast database. Simon de Burton reports
Cars

The Spectre spectacular Aston Martin DB10

For the first time, Aston Martin has created a completely new car for a James Bond film – Spectre, out on October 26. Simon de Burton burns rubber in the futuristic DB10 with 007’s behind-the-wheel stunt double before it goes under the hammer
Sport

Carving it up in the latest Zai skis

With a pioneering use of granite at their core, the latest model of handcrafted Zai skis brings racing technology to recreational skiers. Simon de Burton reports
Cars

The ultimate garage sale

The auction of a Danish tycoon’s 48-strong collection of road-ready classic cars is expected to reignite desire for prewar models, says Simon de Burton
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Cars

Extreme SUVS gather pace

The idea of driving an SUV like a sports car has always seemed implausible… until now. Simon de Burton sizes up the new breed of searingly fast sports utility vehicles
Bikes

Collecting Black Shadow motorbikes

The original superbike’s superior build, performance and exclusivity have put it in the premier league of collectable motorcycles, says Simon de Burton
Bikes

The revolutionary Harley-Davidson LiveWire

The LiveWire e-chopper is the most radical departure for Harley-Davidson in its 112-year history. Ahead of a European public test-drive tour this month, Simon de Burton presses “power” on the prototype’s interactive touchscreen
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