"There are a number of racing machines that will forever be associated with Finland.
The best of them are – like the nation that loves them – unruly, unpredictable and quick.
For some the definitive Finnish machine might be Jarno Saarinen's Yamaha "
It was a Saturday morning. Dickie Davies was leaning forward, staring intensely at the camera, bedecked in silver flash hair do and decked out in a sports coat of turquoise polyester. You could almost smell the Old Spice on him. "
"The cliché about Finnish people being good drivers seems to be true.
Look at the statistics. As a country of a mere 5.5 million people, we have produced many drivers who have won world class races and several world championship titles.
This is a killer eighties take on one of the last great Citroens from 1987. Grace rocks, especially as she bashed televisual cheesemonger Russell Harty around this period.
This campaign on the other hand promotes mock heroic overtones on a decidedly "
"Most of us realise that there is nothing remotely 'sustainable' or 'environmentally friendly' about the mass-market auto industry. Still, these global businesses are they're doing their utmost to convince consumers that they are doing there bit to save the planet. "
"The first Finnish sportsman to be dubbed ‘The Flying Finn’ actually used foot power rather than horsepower. It was a fellow called Hannes Kolehmainen, also known as ‘Smiling Hannes’ who won three gold medals at the 1912 Olympics in neighbouring Stockholm.
"Wait. Be still your angry keyboard. We know that the Range Rover didn’t have its official launch until June 1970.
What now lies before us on a central London dealership forecourt is a piece of automotive archeology, a motorised missing "
"In 1956, a very rare genetic disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy took the life of a talented young man of 24 years old, about to graduate in mechanical engineering. His name was Alfredo, called Dino by everyone, and he was the eldest son "
"Fastec Racing, based in Newmarket, is an engineering company which manufactures custom parts for everyone from race teams to Joe public. To promote their work (and because they live and breathe bikes) they have built a string of show bikes.
"In the mid-'90s Lotus launched a car that turned the company around.
A modestly-powered K-series sat behind the driver's seat in a sub-tonne sports car, with a manual ‘box and rear wheel drive, all supported by a sublime aluminium "
"When planning a road trip through Germany and Austria (as well as the Czech Republic and Poland), I knew I’d be silly to miss out on driving some amazing Alpine roads.
Choosing which roads to drive along the length "