The A1 is getting a makeover and that means a few styling tweaks, more equipment and improved engines. The stars of the show are the 1.6l TDi that offers 80mpg and 92 g/km CO2 and the 1.0l three-cylinder petrol engine with 99g/km.
This is a car that’s all about its good looks, especially with the roof down. My first impressions of this car was that it wasRead more
This car was named European Car of the Year for 2014 and although I was sure this was going to be a nice car, I wasn’t quite ready for it to steal my heart.
When I passed my test recently I knew that getting a beat up old car was the best decision. All those little scrapes and bumps IRead more
There’s a war on the road between motorists and cyclists. Do you fall into one or both of these camps? I want to hear from you. Watch the video and let me know what you think.
For many new drivers, choosing The First Car feels like being forcibly dragged into a volatile ocean of pre-loved hatchbacks. Corsas to the left of you, Micras to the right; the variety of choice is staggering, even on the tightest of budgets.
Before every trip I reload my playlist with new tunes and all of them are tailored to the driving spirit. I look for hard and fast rock tunes that are perfect for driving fast to. I also look for songs I can sing along to at the top of my voice when no one can hear me.
It’s so easy to forget that despite every precaution to make Formula One safe, serious accidents still happen. I’m glad I didn’tRead more
I was very lucky to accompany Rebecca Jackson – also known as Rebecca Racer – to the Automechanika Show in Frankfurt to see Turtle Wax, her title sponsor. The video is a little diary of my trip as well as an exclusive after dinner speech by Rebecca.
You may remember me from such posts as Confessions of a non-driver where I declared my complete dis-interest in becoming a driver.Read more