The Driver’s seat
Monthly Archives: July 2012
So what does the future look like?
I have been very busy lately, mostly working on my university dissertation. As a car fan, I chose to do it on how Green Consumerism can affect our automotive choices. I will not bore you with the details of this … Continue reading
So, are supercars dead?
Only a couple of years ago, in his review of the Aston Martin V12 Vantage, Jeremy Clarkson lamented the fact that this was probably the very last V12 supercar, that later cars would all be turbo charged, and emit as … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged dead, Ferrari, jeremy clarkson, lamborghini, supercars, v12 Leave a comment
Driving at night: Therapy or folly?
It is 2am and I can’t sleep. Now a normal sane person would either persevere and try and sleep, or go on Facebook or Youtube to pass the time a bit. Given how awake I am, I reckon I will … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy of driving Tagged city, country, drive, night, philosophy, pleasure, road, therapy 5 Comments
So, why drive oldschool?
Those who know me, know how much I like to complain about the sheer number of times my car is in the garage. To be honest, it is almost once a month. And the money I’ve spent keeping it clean … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy of driving Tagged car, drive, golf, gti, hot hatch, muscle, old school 1 Comment
Dream vs Reality? (Mercedes C63 AMG)
“Driving a race car is just like sex; all men think they’re good at it”. Not my words, but Jay Leno’s. Interesting point of view I thought, but I’m sure taking a fast car around a racetrack should be pretty … Continue reading
Posted in Car reviews Tagged amg, c63, drift, jay leno, mercedes, track, v8 2 Comments