2022 Chevrolet Traverse LT Leather (USA)

A few years into the twentyfirst century, the automotive sector started to move away from truck-like SUVs into what became known as the crossover, which appeared to combine the best of both worlds, with a more car-like driving experience but all the advantages of space and raised driving position of...

Jaguar Breakfast Club at Gaydon – June 2023

For some time now, there has been a monthly gathering of Jaguar and Daimler owners at the British Motor Museum at Gaydon, on the first Saturday of the month. Initially conceived as a small-scale meet where owners could park up their cars and head indoors for a coffee and a chat, it has grown in popu...

Wheels on Wednesday – 31 May 2023

Any event organiser in the UK will tell you that the British weather does from time to time do its absolute worst and the outcome is a last-minute cancellation. Over the course of a single season there are typically only two or three events that are so blighted, but I really do feel for Robin Webb w...

2021 Chevrolet Spark 1LT (USA)

Although there have been a number of iterations of America “down-sizing” their cars in the last 40 or so years, the reality is that in a country where distances between places are often vast, where space is not an issue in urban areas which were designed around the car as opposed trying to retro-fit...

Chesham Italian Auto Moto Festival – May 2023

Just one week after a great day of Italian Cars and Bikes at the RAF Cosford museum, the Italian Auto Moto Club (IAMC) had another event on the calendar. This one was in Chesham, the furthest east the IAMC has ever ventured. Inspiration for the event came from local resident Mark Rosales, who came t...

Caffeine & Machine – 28th May 2023

When you’ve been at an event in Chesham, in Buckinghamshire, and need to go home, in Bristol, a route that takes in Caffeine & Machine really does not seem particularly logical. But when your best mate is celebrating his birthday there, it would have been churlish to stick to logic, of course I ...

2020 BMW M4 Convertible (USA)

When I was chatting with my friend at the outdoor Gold Desk at Hertz’ massive LAX facility on my last trip in 2019, they told me that they had been advised that the 2020 fleet was going to include a lot of BMWs, covering almost the entire range and including some M Cars. In previous years, Hertz’ US...

MG 100 at British Motor Museum, Gaydon – May 2023

Every year brings with it notable anniversaries for much loved models and complete marques to celebrate, and until you do your research you might be surprised just how many events that are which mark everything from 10, 20, 25, 50 or whatever since the car in question was launched. We are now in era...

Wheels at Prescott – May 2023

For the 2023 season the Friends of Prescott, who organise the monthly “Wheels at Prescott” mid-week evening meets have announced that there will be six such events, each taking place on the last Thursday of the month. This proved to be welcome news for most people interested in attending, as in the ...