Make Lancia great again… or kill it

The death of an automotive manufacturer usually comes in one of two ways. The likes of Duesenberg, Marcos and TVR, all stayed true to their core values right to the very end. Their final efforts just as desirable as their first. Sadly however, it’s far more common for a manufacturer to fizzle out with aContinue reading “Make Lancia great again… or kill it”

Crash, Bang, Wallop! My motoring mishaps. Part 1

Judging by the massive popularity of dashcam crash footage on YouTube, everyone loves a good fail. Not one to shy away from transparency, I’m going to share a few of my own epic fails from years gone by. The first incident goes back to when I was a bored, mischievous 15 year old with myContinue reading “Crash, Bang, Wallop! My motoring mishaps. Part 1”

Ferrari V12: Victim of Legislation or the Petrol Head’s Last Stand?

For a petrol head, the future has been looking bleak for some time now. Constant vilifying of the internal combustion engine has culminated in a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel-fuelled cars by 2030 onwards, at least in the UK. Who knows what the future holds after that. Will the seemingly illogical pushContinue reading “Ferrari V12: Victim of Legislation or the Petrol Head’s Last Stand?”

Are Car Brands Selling Out and Ditching Their Historic Core Values?

When Ferrari stop building a naturally aspirated, front engined, rear wheel drive V12, the four horsemen of the apocalypse are truly on their way… I recently published a blog looking at the history of Citroën and how a few decades ago they were innovators in automotive technology and design. Each new model would build onContinue reading “Are Car Brands Selling Out and Ditching Their Historic Core Values?”

The Rise and Fall of Citroën: Part 3

Those unfamiliar with older Citroën models may wonder why it’s worth writing about the story of a company that seemingly creates cheap runabouts for people who are not really interested in cars. Well, put simply, it wasn’t always this way… If you haven’t seen it already, take a look at The Rise and Fall ofContinue reading “The Rise and Fall of Citroën: Part 3”

The Rise and Fall of Citroën: Part 2

Those unfamiliar with older Citroën models may wonder why it’s worth writing about the story of a company that seemingly creates cheap runabouts for people who are not really interested in cars. Well, put simply, it wasn’t always this way… If you haven’t seen it already, take a look at The Rise and Fall of Citroën:Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Citroën: Part 2”

The Rise and Fall of Citroën: Part 1

Those unfamiliar with older Citroën models may wonder why it’s worth writing about the story of a company that seemingly creates cheap runabouts for people who are not really interested in cars. Well, put simply, it wasn’t always this way… Citroën, In the Beginning The Citroën story starts over 100 years ago in France with founder,Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Citroën: Part 1”