The Mercedes ML 7 seater

If you are looking for a family car with that is not the usual run of the mill MPV then the Mercedes ML might be the car for you. With the usual Mercedes styling it certainly stands out against other 7 seaters such as the Vauxhall Zafira or Citroen Picasso.…

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The safety of F1 racing

Safety has always been a huge topic up for discussion when it comes to F1 racing. Unfortunately there have been some fatal incidences over the years during F1 races or practices. In recent years the F1 organisers have stepped up the safety of not only the drivers but also the…

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Family cars, Dull and boring?

When most people think of buying a family car they picture a battered old clunky estate type car with as much power as four small ladybirds … however does a ‘family car’ really need to be that dull? The answer is no. There are plenty of family cars out on…

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Are standard tyres more fun?

High performance cars usually come with high performance tyres to match. Naturally, you want the maximum amount of grip to make the most of the vehicles capabilities and you need to have confidence in the tyres to enjoy the driving experience, but what about driving in the real world? Obviously,…

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Maclaren in the pits

Maclaren is one of the most famous names in motor racing and has often been a dominant force in Formula 1. The team has helped some of the racing greats to a string of world championship titles and has won many constructor titles as well. In recent years, however, the…

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Rallycross motor sport

Rallycross may be one of the most exciting motor sports around, combining high speed track action and off road sections, the action is frantic, fast and very often sideways. Contact isn’t banned as it is in many other motor sports and the short races offer plenty of on track excitement.…

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The Group B rally era

The Group B era of world rally is legendary and rightly so, birthing some the maddest rally and road cars in history. The Group B regs where introduced in 1982 in an effort to shake up rally. Group A had become bogged down by the many restrictions of using production…

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The Renault Twizy

The Renault Twizy is Renault’s fully electric 2 seater car, however not a standard 2 seater set up as you may expect. This car is so small that you actually sit one behind each other with your legs (if you have long legs!) practically around the sides of the driver. …

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Air conditioning in modern cars

Most modern cars now come with air conditioning as standard and the air conditioning units are usually very effective using little power and giving a good output of cool fresh feeling air. The general thinking is that air con is great to have in the summer months when you may…

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Are rally events safe?

There are car rallies held through out the whole year in dozens of locations within the UK. These rallies can often be help on what are normally public roads through small villages and out of town areas and the roads are closed to public traffic when the rally takes place.…

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