Talk about bad
timing: the convertible Bentley Continental GTC Speed and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster arrived at
wheels towers the very day the weather deities decided to turn up the thermostat to an uncomfortable 45 degrees. However, despite the crushing heat and oppressive humidity the team was primed and ready to make its sweaty sacrifice at the altar of driving fun. With the cars’ noses pointed towards an empty stretch of road near Abu Dhabi, the battle of the super cabrios began. The full feature starts on page 34. On a different note, you’ll have noticed the curious Ogle it! logo on the cover and on this page. It’s a handy bit of tech that makes certain pages in the magazine pop to life. Just download the Ogle app for your smartphone or tablet, fire it up, point it at the pages with the Ogle it! logo and watch in befuddlement as hidden extra content unravels right before your eyes. Head to page 37 to experience the sights, the sounds— fortunately, not the smells— from our clammy, scorching drop-top adventure. Enjoy.