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
A car that requires some acclimatisation, then. But with a playground like this, there's no time to waste finding one's feet. And bravery. The Galloway Forest is Britain's first officially recognised Dark Sky Park - a region with such low light pollution that you can see every star, asteroid and probe-fingered alien orbiting the night sky. The boots of our roadsters are packed with telescopes for stargazing later, but, while the sun's up, the forest serves up an equally stellar offering: the finest roads I've ever driven in the UK. Fast, technical, wide enough for supercars and, best of all, entirely empty save for the odd scuttling deer. Time to man up.