22 Dec: Mustang GT 5.0 V8

… Ford Mustang GT 5.0 V8 … “But I would drive 500 miles, and I would drive 500 more” – if only I could afford the petrol. “Just to be the man who’s driven a thousand miles to fall down at your door” – broke and penniless. Apologies to the […] Read more »

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18 May: Ford Mustang EcoBoost

… Ford Mustang 2.3 EcoBoost … After a week with the 2.3 litre EcoBoost Mustang, feelings and thoughts are mixed. At first it felt like watching that Francis Ford Coppola epic war drama, ‘Apocalypse Now’, but to the soundtrack of the Archers. ‘Ride of the Valkyries’, it ain’t, more like […] Read more »

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24 Dec: McLaren 570GT

… McLaren 570GT … The McLaren. It’s not just a car. It’s an immersive automotive experience. The last (and the first) time I drove a McLaren was way back in September 2014 and I was blown away. Or maybe I wasn’t. Getting in to the thing was like trying to […] Read more »

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27 Aug: Mustang by Ford

… Ford Mustang … It’s certainly orange, and it’s bold, and it’s certainly big, but what is it? There are no name badges on the car at all. On its rump is a circle of chrome with the letters ‘GT’ inside it, then there is the number ‘5.0’ on the […] Read more »

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29 Sep: McLaren 650PS

… McLaren 650PS … You know that scene in Star Trek? The one where Captain Kirk shouts down the speaking tube to Scotty and tells him to “engage warp factor 5”? The instant Scotty flicks the switch, the pin pricks of stars and planets outside the windows suddenly stream backwards […] Read more »

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22 Oct: Bentley Continental GT

Bentley Continental GT W12 … Now bear with me, but I felt like Biggles the other day. And no, I wasn’t flying. In fact my wheels never left the ground. But the reason was that I was sitting behind a 12 cylinder engine and watching the horizon rise and fall […] Read more »

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12 Jan: Land Rover Bigfoot

… Land Rover Defender Bigfoot … Christmas Road Test … The Christmas rush is over, the January sales are already well underway, Internet sales have never been busier and the whole thing nearly came crashing down around our ears – because it snowed. And if you think the parcels couriers […] Read more »

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