November, 2014

With an ever greater choice of product available to the automotive buyer, the ...

2014 Mercedes C63 AMG (USA)

Mercedes / Road Tests


Some time ago I discovered that one of the popular things for people to do, as they stroll up and down the Champs-Élysées is to pop in to the various car ...

Showrooms of the Champs-Élysées – October 2014

Events / Shows


We all know which is the best selling Volkswagen model in the mature markets, don't we? Yes, the Golf, of ...

2012 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 SE (USA)

Road Tests / Volkswagen


2014 marks the 80th anniversary of the creation of the Vintage Sports Car Club, and during the year a number of special events and features have been added to an ...

VSCC at Prescott Hill Climb – August 2014

Events / Prescott / Races & Hill Climbs


With the 2014 Events season pretty well into Closed Season, there was nothing in my diary to take me away from the Bristol area for the second weekend of ...

Queen Square Bristol Breakfast Club – November 2014

Breakfast Meetings / Events / Shows


In today's brand obsessed world, marketing departments and PR agencies spend more and more time agonising on the ...

2013 Chevrolet Spark 1.2 1LT (USA)

Chevrolet / Road Tests


   There’s that old motoring cliché: "you aren’t a petrol head until you’ve owned an Alfa". Well I haven’t. In fact I hadn’t even driven one ...

1998 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0 Twin Spark (GB)

Alfa Romeo / Road Tests


Back in Southern California for the final few days of my September 2014 vacation, I decided to pay another visit to the Saturday morning "Cars and Coffee" event ...

Cars and Coffee – Irvine, CA – 27th September 2014

Breakfast Meetings / Events / Shows


The Concours d'Elegance is not a new concept, pre-dating the invention of the motor car by at least 200 years, when people would vie with each other over their ...

Hampton Court Concours of Elegance – September 2014

Events / Shows


No matter what label is put on cars in the class to which this latest test car belongs - be that B-segment Monospace, or Crossover, Tall-Supermini or some ...

2014 Kia Venga 3 1.6 CRDi (GB)

Kia / Road Tests


Earlier in the year, I paid a visit to the Casa Enzo Ferrari, a spectacular new museum opened in a striking new building adjoining the restored house that was ...

Maserati Centenary at Casa Enzo Ferrari, Modena (I)