Monthly Archives: October 2015

Audi Driver International Track Day 2015

Audi RS3, Audi driver MagazineLast week I had the pleasure of the company of the astonishing 362bhp Audi RS3 Sportback for one whole week; a week that seemed to rush by in more ways than one. Although it doesn’t seem appropriate to use the term ‘hot hatch’ for a car that costs the thick end of fifty grand it is in fact so, given that it is one of the fastest and most dynamic of its type on our roads today. Continue reading

Goodbye Christmas, Hello Greedival

ChristmasAt this time of year when some people are still taking late holidays, the last thing you want to think about is Christmas. Retailers, however, don’t see it that way because their view is that Christmas is just around the corner. They’re not being presumptuously festive – they just want your money. Continue reading

The Mighty Mitsubishi L200: Mighty Popular

Mitsubishi, DriveWrite AutomotiveAvid readers will recall I tested the previous incarnation of the Mitsubishi L200 pick-up (here) and found that it was very good within the limitations of this type of vehicle, obviously. Personally, I quite like a pick-up truck – there must be a rugged outdoors man inside of my soft city exterior – and see them as the ideal compromise motor for active families. Continue reading

First Look – The All-Purpose Garmin nüviCam

Garmin nuviCamYou know how, when you drop a piece of toast, it always lands butter side down? And you know how, when changing TV channels, there’s always stupid advertisements on? Oh, and you know how, when trying to find a page in a book, you always flick just past the page required? Continue reading

Common Mistakes Motorists Make And How To Fix Them

Roadshamer.com, TurnEightJess Shanahan writes: We are all human and we’re bound to make mistakes when driving but the least we can do is try to minimise those mistakes to keep the roads safe. Of course, there are always going to be people out there who do drive dangerously but let’s not add to that by making silly mistakes that only infuriate other drivers. Continue reading