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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Driving experience days

If you’re looking for something a bit different this year to give as a gift to a loved one why not try a driving experience day. I brought one of these for my partner last year and he had a fantastic day. With so many different options available I’d looked…

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Why Buy Premium Tyre Brands

All car owners across the world have had to face the conundrum of whether to buy a premium brand of tyre for their car or stick to budget tyres. The problem gets much complex when the time comes for replacement and they find out that a wide range of tyres…

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F1 London Grand Prix On The Verge Of Happening?

The prospect of a Grand Prix in the city of London seems one step closer to happening as the Government has given more powers to the local authorities. What this means, is that Town Halls can now sign off motor races in public roads, instead of getting approval by Parliament.…

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Should team orders be allowed in F1 racing?

Team orders are when a team tells a driver to do something often to assist another team driver in wining or improving their position in a race. This can be accomplished either in advance, merely by establishing a pecking order between the two drivers within the team, or by instructing…

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Ten things I learned in Detroit

1. Everyone loves the new Mercedes-Benz C-class I’ve not heard a bad word said from even the most cynical of hacks about Merc’s new BMW 3-series fighter, and with good reason. It looks great on the outside, but inside it is truly special with a style and quality that would not…

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New Kia Sorento spotted – first pictures

These are the first pictures of the new Kia Sorento testing in Europe. These photos were taken in Scandanavia, where Kia is believed to be carrying out winter testing on the new model. Multiple prototypes were caught filling up at a local petrol station. While much remains unknown about the…

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