All the Best Car Designs have Already Been Made
It’s been said before that all the best songs have already been written. When Freddie Mercury wrote the masterpiece Bohemian Rhapsody, he was free to be as creative as his thoughts could take him. Never before had someone mixed opera into a rock song that went on for nearly 6 minutes. The result was a…
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 on…
The McLaren Senna is Ugly: But We Need More Divisive Cars Like It
In my eyes, the McLaren Senna is pretty ugly and judging by the reaction of the internet when the first images were shown, I’m not the only one who thinks so. That said, 500 people have parted with north of £750,000 to buy one. Why you may ask? Well, McLaren’s claim that it’s the ultimate…
Car Door Handles: An Overlooked Part of Modern Car Design?
So many cars are fitted with the same (or similar-looking) handles that would look more at home on a child’s pedal car than on a £50k motor vehicle. Why is this?
Low Profile Tyres: Why Lower Isn’t Always Better
Until the release of the new Defender, you couldn’t go into a Land Rover showroom and order a car with off-road tyres. Just think about that for a second. In a six-vehicle line up of a company that specialises in go-anywhere capability vehicles, you couldn’t spec them with proper off-road tyres…