There are few invitations involving a 600-mile round trip which would elicit a positive response, but an invitation from one marque proved to be an exception. By the time you get to read this, last week’s whopping great pothole that shut all three lanes of one side the M25, andContinue Reading

The average house price in the UK is somewhere in the region of £250,000. On my meagre motoring journalist income I can only dream of average, settling instead for a three-bed semi in Huntingdon. Still, it’s better than my first flat. That had a kitchen small enough to allow meContinue Reading

Infiniti Q50 2013 665x297

Premium. It’s a word that is thrown around by many with little thought as to what it actually means, attached to everything from cars (obviously) through to shampoo and paper towels. Perhaps it’s just the people I follow through social media (you can find me @FrontSeatPhil) but there has beenContinue Reading

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I watched the hit movie Fast and Furious 6 last night, keen to get an insight in to how the American economy is affecting the motor industry over there and, given the change of setting to London, how the street racing scene in the UK can help build mutually beneficialContinue Reading

Is it possible for something to be too good? Could Zooey Deschanel be improved if she didn’t have that manufactured-manic-hipster-pixie personality? Is a Big Mac still a Big Mac if you take out the gherkin?

My last column talked about how timing the sprint zero to sixty miles per hour in a car is a near useless measure of performance, mostly because it’s the quickest way to snap things in your car that should be in one piece. I asked for your alternatives that wouldContinue Reading

There’s still another five days of the Geneva Motor Show left to run, but all the European premieres and debuts have now taken place. There’s been 131 of them in total, and we’ll be showing you all of them. Here’s part two, Brabus through to Gumpert…

F12berlinetta. Not just F12 Berlinetta, but F12berlinetta, complete with lower case ‘b’. That’s the odd name Ferrari have given to the fastest and most powerful production vehicle to have come out of Maranello, a car the world will simply call the F12.