Under normal circumstances it wouldn’t be terribly sensible to pound down the outside lane of a motorway at 160mph in the pouring rain. These were not normal circumstances. For starters, we were in Germany driving on an unrestricted autobahn and, on this stretch at least, it was relatively free of
Former editor of Autocar and Classic & Sports Car, Matthew has been a motoring journalist for longer than he cares to admit. Based in London, he currently owns a city-friendly VW up!, a glorious Alfa Romeo Sprint Veloce and a brutal Alfa Romeo SZ.