Founded in 1991, until now Hennessey has made a name for itself by extracting huge amounts of horsepower (chiefly) out of American sports cars and SUVs while keeping them drivable and dependable. Now comes the Venom F5, the first full Hennessey and one that can do up to 300 mph – if there were tires available to hold up at this speed.
Waxing poetically about moon phases has gotten me excited enough to take a trip through certain “phases” of engineering excellence . Here we bring you the eight most accurate moon phases currently fitted into a wristwatch. Join us on this odyssey through space and time.
There wasn’t even a concept Audi A7 a few years ago, yet now it is high on everyone’s wish list. This is also unlikely to change, as the release of the 2019 model year pulls the A7 even further into the future. Martin Green examines why.
True solar time is measured by the position of the sun and can run up to sixteen minutes ahead of and fourteen minutes behind the time shown on our clocks and watches. Our friends at The Watches TV spent a day with Philippe Dufour to have a look at this phenomenon in a personal way.
With the Defy Lab, Zenith has introduced its version of compliant silicon components that may well be set to change the future of watchmaking.
As Joshua has covered the world of watches, another of his passions has been reignited: automobiles. Watches and cars go together, so it is no surprise that he has a strong interest in fast things with powerful motors. This is the story of how Joshua ended up with both a 1991 Honda Beat and a 1991 Seiko 7002 Diver. And he is still smiling!
With its Matrix LED headlights and prominent folds in the hood, the front of the 2018 Continental GT looks more organic, effectively shifting Bentley’s traditional styling a little bit closer to the future. But it’s what’s under the hood that may want to make you forgo your Learjet for a long ride in the luxurious wood-infused cabin.
Resonance. No, it is not a Tesla-themed Evanescence cover band. Resonance is a physics principle that, to be honest, most people will never need to know to go about their daily lives. So what is all the hubbub about resonance? It’s a word that is, even in the watch world, so mysterious and rare that it is heard only once or twice a decade. In this article Joshua Munchow explains how resonance works and why it matters.
Land Rover has discovered what it calls a “white-space” opportunity between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport: enter the Range Rover Velar, a true off-road vehicle that is still beautiful enough to stand up to comparison to every other noble SUV.
At Quill & Pad we love reading books as much as we love making them (on occasion). Here is a good selection of books we have reviewed and we have written, suitable for gifting or reading at any time of year.