Thanks to its seemingly constantly moving goalposts, you could be forgiven for losing track of the biggest political event of a generation: Brexit. It's finally here, though. On January 31st, 2020, … [Read more...]
Ultimate Satisfaction – True love for a Renault Vel Satis
The Distinctive Renault Vel Satis Take a good, hard look at this picture because it may be a while until you see this car again. I can say this with a fair amount of certainty as earlier this … [Read more...]
VW buy Porsche, what’s the big deal?
VW Buy Porsche So, in a bizarre twist of events, Volkswagen have finally bought the remaining 50.1% shares it didn't already own in sports-car giant Porsche in a deal that cost VW a … [Read more...]
Cool Britannia – Jaguar, Aston Martin and Bentley fly the flag
For a city with a reputation for nose-to-tail gridlocked traffic, the New York 2012 Motorshow has yet again given us some interesting focal points, not least of which are the Land Rover DC100 and the … [Read more...]
For Richer or Poorer – Are our cars an accurate reflection of today’s society?
The rich are getting richer and the poor are helping them get there. For a few years now, the headlines have been dominated by global, double-dip recessions and credit being crunched beyond all … [Read more...]
You can’t kid a kidder, even with a fancy car!
Here’s my somewhat early entry into 2012’s ‘stating the bleeding obvious competition’: ‘Cars are no longer simply a means of transport, they are an expression of our character’. There you go, a winner … [Read more...]
An Idiot (hopefully) Aboard – The Bucket List (cars to drive before you die)
Having been recently inspired by the hilarious second series of ‘An Idiot Abroad’, I’ve decided that it is my duty to draw up a bucket list with a difference. Instead of a predictable procession of … [Read more...]
Uneasy Rider – I attempt life with a Vespa
Vespa PX125 The past week has undoubtedly given me a clearer understanding of how sufferers of amnesia must feel and the frustrating emotions these poor souls endure. It’s well documented that … [Read more...]
Simples! – Sometimes you can overcomplicate things.
The last few weeks have been quite eventful for me in motoring terms. Firstly, the Audi has moved on to pastures new. It was a great car but, although neither of us wanted to say it, we both knew deep … [Read more...]
Ferrari 458-: Prancing Pony or Braying Donkey?
One of the many qualities we possess as human beings is the scarcely believable yet inescapable truth that all 7 billion of us are individuals. Inevitably this equates to every single one of us having … [Read more...]