Author Archives: O'Gara

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY| JANUARY 17TH

100 Years ago, today, the first Rolls-Royce ‘Springfield’ Silver Ghost was completed at the marque’s facility in Springfield #Massachusetts, #USA – each one just as desirable as their UK counterparts. These Rolls-Royce ‘Springfield’ Motor cars benefited from the creativity of US coachbuilders including Brewster, Willoughby, Merimac and Hollbrook and brought us some wonderful early commissions. From […]

THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND THE FLYING SPUR V8 | ENGINE FACTS AND FIGURES

The new Flying Spur V8 builds on Bentley’s more than 60-year tradition of using cross-plane V8 engines. The V8-powered Flying Spur offers a characterful engine note, greater range between fuel stops and a reduction in CO2 emissions – while still offering breath-taking performance. This unlikely combination has been achieved by using the latest engineering knowledge […]

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS | INSPIRING GREATNESS: CHARLIE SIEM

“The Rolls-Royce ‘Inspiring Greatness’ series shines a light on individuals at the pinnacle of their respective fields. At Rolls-Royce we empathise with their dedication, courage, commitment and vision, and revel in the creative dialogue the series ignites. “Charlie Siem defines what it means to be a classical musician in the modern era. His sensibilities are […]

AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI CLOSES 2020 WITH RECORD YEAR

Automobili Lamborghini responded to a year marked by the great challenges of the global pandemic, with enormous energy and determination. The company delivered 7,430 cars worldwide in 2020, a decrease of only 9% compared to the previous year. The slight drop is clearly attributable to the 70-day production shutdown in the spring, in compliance with Italian […]

ASTON MARTIN PARTNERS WITH COGNIZANT AS F1 TITLE PARTNER

With anticipation building for almost 12 months and a monumental amount of work undertaken behind the scenes, Aston Martin is back in Formula One. The new era has officially begun. “We couldn’t be more excited to finally reveal the first look at our new identity while setting out our vision for the journey ahead. And […]

BENTAYGA V8 PROCLAIMED LUXURY SUV OF THE YEAR

The new Bentley Bentayga V8 has been recognized as the definitive luxury SUV, with the awarding of 4×4 magazine’s Luxury SUV title in their annual 4×4 of the Year awards sponsored by BFGoodrich. The important award celebrates the Bentayga’s benchmark position as the original and best luxury SUV, and comes after the car was previously heralded […]

BENTLEY ACHIEVES RECORD SALES IN MOST CHALLENGING OF YEARS

Bentley Motors today announced total sales of 11,206 in 2020, an increase of two per cent over 2019. Although the pre-COVID sales forecast was much greater, new model introductions fuelled this significant achievement which was the highest sales performance in any of the luxury British marque’s 101 years. Bentley’s production was shutdown for seven weeks […]

O’GARA’S FIRST SIAN UNBOXED | LAMBORGHINI SAN DIEGO

O’Gara Coach Company and Lamborghini of San Diego are pleased to have unboxed its first of multiple Sian’s. This beautiful example in Blu Uranus, is one of only a few to have been delivered in the country.

G-FIFTY SPEEDBOAT

In 1968, Fiat president Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli made some serious waves with his super-sleek 37-foot speedboat G.Cinquanta. It became the ultimate dream vessel for marine enthusiasts the world over and remains one of the most iconic speedboats of all time. Over 50 years later, the ‘60s classic has been reimagined for the 21st century. The modern […]