February, 2014

Race Retro is always a mixed bag of race, rally and classic cars, together with an outdoor rally stage that makes it a must visit. As I haven't been able to make ...

Race Retro – Feb 2014. Dan’s Report

Events / Shows


On every recent trip to Paris, I have managed to fit in a visit to the car showrooms of the Champs-Élysées, and whilst it is true that all of them are rather ...

Showrooms of the Champs-Élysées – Feb 2014

Events / Shows


To the automotive cognoscenti, the annual Rétromobile event needs little introduction. Now in its 39th year, Rétromobile is the premier classic car event to ...

Rétromobile – Feb 2014

Events / Shows


The name Maxima has been used by Nissan for over thirty years, during which time it has appeared on seven distinct successive models and as a ...

2013 Nissan Maxima 3.5S (USA)

Nissan / Road Tests


I have written many times before about the unpredictability of car allocation by the rental companies, and this test is just another example. For a one-way ...

2013 Audi A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSi 122 S-Line Auto (GB)

Audi / Road Tests


There has been lots of discussion in recent years about the financial challenges facing every manufacturer in the motor industry, even ...

2013 Seat Leon 1.6 TDi S (GB) and 1.6 TDi Style (E)

Road Tests / SEAT


After more than a couple of weeks sampling a vast array of different rental cars - some far more agreeable and ...

2013 Mercedes E350 Luxury with Premium 1 (USA)

Mercedes / Road Tests


You might think that the goal of every manufacturer when designing a new car is to make it as perfect as they can. ...

2013 Chevrolet Malibu 2.5 2LT (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests


There are so many different models and variants out there that even the full time professionals have trouble ...

2013 Toyota Corolla LE (USA)

Road Tests / Toyota