Merc SLS roadster vs Bentley GTC vs Aston Virage Volante
West Scotland is icy, dark and dangerous this time of year. The perfect place to head with £500k of lairy supercabrio metal...
Posted: 10 Feb 2012
We park up our roadsters on the shore of Clatteringshaws Loch, unsheath our skygazing apparatus (the verb is totally appropriate: each telescope has the title of a futuristic sex toy: Celestron Astromaster 130EQ, SkyProdigy 90 Maksutov, Intruder 3,000 - OK, I made the last one up) and mount them securely atop our roof-down convertibles. Welcome to our very pricey, very shiny astronomical viewing platform. As astro-buff and motoring editor Ollie Marriage pores over instruction booklets, a whacking great cloud sweeps in, plonking itself directly above our heads, turning our starscape to grey. Comedy timing at its finest. We wait and wait, but this cloud is set in for good.