November, 2011

Jeep recently celebrated their 70th anniversary, and for most of that time has been known for producing an off-roader which is called Wrangler in its current ...

2011 Jeep Patriot 4WD Latitude (USA)

Jeep / Road Tests


Of all the Auto Shows I have attended, I think Los Angeles is in many ways my favourite. For a start, it just never seems to get as crowded as Frankfurt or ...

Los Angeles Auto Show – Nov 2011

Events / Shows


2011 marks Chevrolet's Centenary, and along with a number of celebratory events which have taken place around the world, the occasion has been marked with ...

2012 Chevrolet Sonic 1.8LT 5dr Hatch (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests


The Mullin Automotive Museum opened in April 2010, and generated more than a little publicity, as finally businessman Peter Mullin had a place where he could ...

Mullin Automotive Museum – Oxnard, CA (USA)



Since a group of motoring journalists from across Europe got together in 1964 to declare the first "Car of the Year" (it was the Austin 1800, by the way) there ...

2011 Fiat Panda 1.2 Mylife (I)

Fiat / Road Tests


Asked to name major classic car shows in countries beyond the UK, and the better informed enthusiast would doubtless cite Retromobile in Paris and ...

Auto e Moto d’Epoca – Padova, Oct 2011

Events / Shows


The long established car museums, such as Beaulieu or the Schlumpf Collection at Mulhouse, or for that matter the more recently opened ones owned by the ...

Kraxenberger Fahrzeug Museum – near Dingolfing (D)



  In no way could my father be described as a car enthusiast. To him, the car is simply a convenient means of getting from A to B, and being the "down to ...

2011 Volvo XC90 2.4 D5 Momentum (D)

Road Tests / Volvo