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Reel Things

That’s right, this issue is about “reel things”. About roll film and film roles with wonderful road movie associations. And about the car with its four rolling wheels. About those movies in your head. More specifically, this issue is about a Lamborghini Aventador SV and a Rolls-Royce Phantom. About …

Lost in Translation

Translating is an art. With its own challenges and demands. You have to understand what you’re translating, and you should have a feeling for how the translation is received by the target audience. That probably works quite differently with a camel-brown Bentley Continental GT than an aggressively y…

The Big Easy

New ideas often need space. And time. When you’re relaxed, it’s easier to think more playfully, more freely – and often more sharply. So we ease up on the gas a little. Just a tiny bit. For some laid-back cruising, the 7 Series from BMW is just the thing. In a GT-R Nismo on a banked turn, on the oth…

[far-fair-gnu-ghen]

This whole “Fahrvergnügen” thing is a pretty tricky matter. When Volkswagen introduced America to this unpronounceable German word in a 1990 ad campaign, the car-driving public was faced with a real tongue twister. But if you really want to understand the term, you just have to find out for yourself…

Die große Freiheit

Freedom begins in the mind, but when it comes to its concrete design, it is the options that count. We have the autonomously driving Audi A7, the Porsche 356 SL and the Volvo S60 Cross Country. Or would you prefer to enjoy the freedom of the countryside with Range Rover SDV8, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT…

All you can wish

Wishing is not an easy thing to do. We have known that at least since the spirit from the magic lamp. Well, at least three wishes were granted. What do we wish for? A short shopping trip in the Jaguar D-Type before we go to the race track at the Goodwood Revival. Talk to Bryan Ferry about cars and n…

You’ll never drive alone

The world of automobiles actually began with a duo: Carl and Bertha Benz. While Carl worked on the first automobile, it was his wife who dared to take the first big ride. What do we learn from this? It's always better when you're two. In this issue we are also on the road together: for example with …

My Way

Let's just let Frank Sinatra inspire us. After all, he has gone his own way like no other. We're looking for Frankie boy's tracks in a sky-blue Ford Thunderbird in LA. VW chief designer Walter de Silva has realized his very own ideas in the Lamborghini Egoista. Meanwhile, the Porsche Macan is stirri…

Modern Times

Modern times? Here they come. Once again. And we’re in the middle. In the car, of course, which sometimes makes things quite entertaining in the now, that not exactly defined period between memory and future. The Bugatti T53 from 1931 and its four-wheel drive, for example, are well remembered. In co…

The Stars

Nothing against the stars in the firmament, but unfortunately they are unreachable. Quite unlike all the other stars in the exhibition halls, showrooms, museums and garages. And by that we don’t only mean the stars made in Stuttgart. In this issue we talk about the shooting stars Alfa Romeo Giuliett…

Endstation Sehnsucht

It's just difficult. Such a feeling of longing is somehow always connected with an object of longing, which unfortunately (mostly) cannot be reached. Pretty bittersweet something like that. So that it doesn't have to stay that way, we will deal with such objects in this issue: BMW M6 Gran Coupé, Aud…

Some Like It Hot

Cool is all well and good, but for a car.culture.magazine heat is simply an indispensable component. It is directly related to movement and speed. In short: the faster, the hotter. The topics in this issue are just as hot: Usher tests the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG, photographer Laurent Nivalle drives th…

Zurück in die Zukunft

It takes 2.7 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 with the electric racing car built by a group of students from Stuttgart. But this time span is also the duration of the present. At least in our brain. Here, all events are processed into such small packets of the present and experienced as - now. So…

Hungry Hearts

Music conveys a feeling of freedom. Just like driving a car. Especially our roadmovies come to live trough a personal soundtrack. Whether it's “Speed of Sound” by Coldplay with the Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS across America, “Born to Be Wild” by Steppenwolf on the Formula 1 race track in Singapore - or en…

Wild Wild West

I'm sure you've noticed by now: We love film and cinema. We are especially fond of the Western. Warum? Because the western is actually the perfect road movie. A cool guy, in the name of good, travelling in the Wild West. And there's always plenty of horsepower too. The heroes for the journey in this…

Endlich 18

Finally turning 18 is always something great. Strictly speaking, we should now have shed our puberty and also have grown up journalistically. Of age and mature. This also applies to our articles about the BMW Z4, the McLaren F1 GTR or the very young BMW i8. And because the world belongs to all 18-ye…