True Heroes

Bikes People

"They say you should never meet your heroes. But what happens if you’re introduced to a group of people who go on to become your heroes within minutes of exchanging pleasantries? Surely that’s fine. Right? Even if it’"

Jem Marsh – The Marcos Man

Cars People

"Having lived in the county of Wiltshire all my life, the name of Marcos has crept into several of our car conversations down the pub. It’s a fantastic story of the British underdog who made some stunning looking cars. "

Henrik Fisker


"Henrik Fisker is clearly not a man short of ego. Just go and check out the homepage of its eponymous website, and see what image is the first that greets you. Not a photo of one of the gorgeous cars "

A chat with Tom Ford

Cars People Culture

"As car enthusiasts, we all know what Top Gear is, but do we have any idea what goes on behind the scenes? Well, we didn’t, so we thought we’d have a chat with Tom Ford, one of the "

Remembering Bjorn Waldegaard


"I can still remember it, pinned in HD to the noticeboard of my brain. It was an unseasonably hot and sunny day in the south west of Ireland, not far from the small village where I was born and raised ("

The birth of the MX-5

Cars People

"Our Japanese friends are a thoughtful, spiritual lot. It was their spiritual reflections on the famous lightweight British sports cars of the 60s and 70s that led them down the path to creating what was to eventually become the world’"


Cars People

"First unveiled in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show, The Mazda MX5 has been around for a while now, and shows no sign of losing its popularity as a beautifully engineered roadster. Now in its fourth incarnation, the styling, sophistication and "

Drift Outlaws

Cars People Culture

"Wah… wah wah… waaaaah!! In stabs and ricochets, a deep-lunged bellow thumps out of the gloom. Far over to our right, beneath the ageing concrete flyover, a square-edged shape pivots through 90 degrees and launches into the sunlight. Squinting, you can "

Electric 911

Cars People

"The sheep looked around suddenly and had every right to look baffled. Sheep don’t generally expect to be stalked silently by a 1979 Porsche 911 Targa. Yet, here it was, the smooth, low-slung bonnet and iconic slightly oval headlight surrounds within "

Why become a driving instructor?


"What, you may well ask, would cause a 55-year-old software engineer to suddenly decide to become a driving instructor? Good question! Well, for me a number of disparate factors came together to coincide with a tempting offer of a voluntary "

Ash Sutton – a star of the future?

Cars People

"Ron Dennis said that when he was the boss of McLaren Racing and watching Ayrton Senna in his early career, he saw a driver with pace, dedication, but also a driver with huge intellect. When I interviewed Ashley Sutton at "