"Almost 450 cars from 43 countries; 84 automotive brands, four days’ driving from Brescia to Rome and back to Brescia through cities, small villages, coast, mountains and hills and even a Tornado base path. It's 2017 Mille Miglia. When I think about the most "
"The days of working on your own bike (or car) have been pretty scarce in more recent years, but custom-builds are gradually becoming more and more popular. Jay Shepherd tells us his story. As a self-employed builder, Jay’s bike "
"What, you may well ask, would cause a 55-year-old software engineer to suddenly decide to become a driving instructor? Good question! Well, for me a number of disparate factors came together to coincide with a tempting offer of a voluntary "
"The 15th October 1991 is a day that I’ll never forget. It was the day that I felt like I’d finally become a proper grown up as I heard those immortal words… 'You’ve Passed!’ I was never really "
"Across the table at my Mother's Day breakfast, my Number One son revealed to me that he recently had an "incident" in his car, and that it's going to cost him $1500 to fix the paint on the bumper he tapped "
"The learner car. What a life. Firstly, does anyone else ever anthropomorphise cars into having human-like emotions and feelings? If not, bear with me. Imagine you’re a new car, pleased at being bought new and then discovering you’re "
"In last month’s piece the Audi TT RS was introduced as my chosen test car to answer the question of whether or not all-wheel driven sports cars are underrated. There’s a problem though, I’ve accidentally chosen a "
"Ron Dennis said that when he was the boss of McLaren Racing and watching Ayrton Senna in his early career, he saw a driver with pace, dedication, but also a driver with huge intellect. When I interviewed Ashley Sutton at "
"A sidecar’s buggy, a Harley Ironhead engine, a Luisi steering wheel with NG steering, and four Volkswagen Beetle wheels. The Autoscooter – a kind of Frankestein’s monster of the bike world. A unique creature built for the World Custom "
"One quiet day in the studio, still coming down from the high of the Sideburn/Deus Ex Machina ‘Snow Quake’ event in Italy in January, I found my mouse hovering over the ‘buy now’ button on the flights I had "
"Giorgetto Giugiaro is one of the most respected automotive designers in the world. The Italian has been responsible for the Lotus Esprit, Maserati Ghibli, Merak and Bora, the Alfasud, Golf MK1 and the Fiat Dino Coupe amongst others. However, Giugiaro "
"We all have our favourite. Perhaps it’s the Aston Martin DB5 of a famous fictional British secret agent, the Ford Mustang GT fastback of Frank Bullitt, the 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor ‘ECTO-1’ ambulance from ‘Ghostbusters’, the time-travelling ‘Back to The Future’ "
"Back in the 1980s, car manufacturers were busy thinking of the next big thing in the sports car world, and some clever German folk had an idea. Why don’t we connect all of the wheels to the engine? Why "