May, 2009

2009 Mercedes CLK280 Cabrio Grand Edition (CH) 2009 Mercedes CLK280 Cabrio Grand Edition (CH) The Gods must have been shining on me this weekend. When I ...

2009 Mercedes CLK280 Cabrio Grand Edition (CH)

Mercedes / Road Tests


There never seems to be a "good time" to arrive at Hertz' Heathrow base and get any sort of choice of car, especially if they know it is on a one way journey ...

2008 Vauxhall Astra 1.8 SRi XP 5dr (GB)

Opel/Vauxhall / Road Tests


With the forecast for a day of almost non-stop and heavy rain across a swathe of central Europe, including the whole of Switzerland this past Sunday, I decided ...

Ma deuxieme Aventure Peugeot – Sochaux (F)



Thirty years ago there were no people carriers and the only SUV really, was the Range-Rover. Mercedes had just introduced the rather expensive ...

2009 Volvo V70 D5 AWD Auto (CH)

Road Tests / Volvo


For the last 2 years, at the RetroClassics event in Stuttgart, I have picked up a brochure describing a little-known German auto museum, called the Autosammlung ...

Autosammlung Stein, Schramberg (Germany)



Looking through the leaflets that I had acquired, and then trying to find the museum locations on the map, I discovered that after my visit to the museum in ...

Oldtimermuseum Me├čkirch (Germany)



For many years, the Bristol Classic Car show has represented the opener for the year, taking place in very early February. This year, the weather got the better ...

Bristol Classic Car Show – May 2009

Events / Shows


What could be better than a gloriously sunny day, the historic setting of Brooklands, an enormous range of Italian machinery and the pleasure of the company of ...

Auto Italia at Brooklands – May 2009

Events / Shows