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Driverless Taxis

When ever I hail a taxi I usually like to sit in the front and chat to the driver. The conversation usually starts with “now then squire, what’s your MPG in this car?”. This is swiftly followed by questions about… Continue Reading →

Midweek Motoring Meander

Caffeine & Machine, Morgans and Diddly Squat Farmshop. We spent 3 days last week touring round the countryside south of Birmingham. We had tickets to a tour of the Morgan factory at Malvern and to make the journey worthwhile we… Continue Reading →

Engine Optimisation

In the early 1960’s my mother ran a very nice Mercedes 230SL, one of the very first in the area and it may have been the foundation of my interest in cars. It had a 2.3 litre straight 6 cylinder… Continue Reading →

Tooling Around in an Alpina B10 V8

Some years ago I owned a 5 Series BMW, a ’98 Sea Green 535i E39 model, and it was the first Beemer I had. I have written elsewhere that BMWs have never really been for me, I had a rather… Continue Reading →

All Weather Tyres

The Merc is currently equipped with ‘All Weather’ tyres, or if you’re foreign, tires. If you are one of those philistines that regard tyres as simply black circles then I urge you to read The Intercooler, available as an app…. Continue Reading →

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