Speed May 2019
Review: Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este
The Rake reports back from a weekend spent in Como, Italy, at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, which is the world’s most prestigious classic car meeting…
News May 2019
Concorso d'Eleganza at Villa d'Este 2019
This weekend, The Rake will be in Como for the world’s most prestigious classic car meeting. Here’s what you need to know…
Style October 2018
The Mechanists Wins The 24H Le Mans
The coolest automotive accessories brand, The Mechanists, has released a set of bracelets that pay tribute to the most famous race in the world, 24h Le Mans.
Speed June 2018
Concours d'Elégance Suisse 2018: The Rake's Review
Concours d’Elégance Suisse is a gathering of the greatest and the good in the classic car world, a display of motoring elégance that is only rivalled by the idyllic backdrop…
Speed June 2018
The Best Dressed Driver at Concours D'Elegance Suisse 2018
Simon Kidston is a keen car collector, vintage aeroplane aficionado and all-round speed enthusiast who also happens to be one very fashionable chap. As our pick for Best Dressed Driver, he chats with us about all things motoring and style.
Looks December 2017
Road-Testing The Mechanists' Bracelets
We took to one of London’s finest classic car garages to meet some of this season’s top performers in the style stakes.
Style September 2017
A Rakish Guide to Dressing for Goodwood Revival
The dress code may not be compulsory at Goodwood Revival, but it’s an excuse to have a little fun and embrace the glamour of an era gone by.
Speed September 2017
Invest: 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster
Mercedes’ most iconic model may be the Gullwing, yet the roofless 300SL may well trump it as the prettiest automobile to ever hail from Stuttgart.
Speed July 2017
The Ultimate Cars for a Riviera Jaunt
Looking to take a road trip through the South of France this summer? Take inspiration from these classic cinematic selections when picking the perfect convertible.
Speed April 2017
Invest: Talbot Lago T150-C SS 'Teardrop'
The Rake raises a glass to the ‘Teardrop’, one of the most beautifully crafted cars in the history of motoring.
Icons June 2016
The Leader of the Pack: Woolf Barnato
Woolf ‘Babe’ Barnato – the hell-raising heir to a diamond fortune, who purchased Bentley Motors in 1926 – sealed his place in the annals of rakish folklore by taking a…
Speed October 2015
Nice Body of Work
Karl-Freidrich Scheufele, the co-president of Chopard, gives The Rake an exclusive tour of his collection of vintage cars, and explains why fine watches and classic automobiles have much in common.