April, 2008

The sun finally burned through the clouds that had been covering the West Country, just in time today. So by 2:45pm, a sunny spring afternoon provided the final ...

Bristol Italian Auto Moto Festival – April 2008

Events / Shows


Mindful of the huge crowds that were at the last Donington event I attended, the Renault World Series, back in September, it was a bit of a surprise to approach ...

Grande Passione – Donington – April 2008

Events / Races & Hill Climbs


 My first impression on collecting the latest rental car was just how small it felt. Considering the previous bolide was a Ford Explorer, perhaps ...

2007 Kia Rondo 2.7 V6 LX (USA)

Kia / Road Tests


Another day in Ilinois when Spring seemed some way away. Cold, and with intermittent sleet showers, so indoor activity was called for. I decided to revisit the ...

Volo Auto Museum revisited – Volo,IL (USA)



Vauxhall's Heritage Collection is not usually open to the public. However, in support of a national day encouraging us all to drive our classics, the doors were ...

Vauxhall Heritage Collection – Luton (GB)



South Bend, Indiana is probably now best known, at least in the US, as the home of the University of Notre Dame, an establishment renowned for its sporting ...

Studebaker Museum – South Bend, IN (USA)



Having handed the Grand Prix back to Mr Hertz on Friday evening, I put myself at the tender mercies of Delta Airlines and an overnight flight to Orlando, ...

2008 Ford Explorer 4.0 V6 XLT 2WD (USA)

Ford / Road Tests