Tag Archives: sports cars

Nissan GT-R, DriveWrite Automotive, car blog, motoring blog

The New Nissan GT-R for 2017

The Nissan GT-R is one of my favourite cars so I offer no apology for extolling the virtues of the new model at length here. Since its launch in 2007, the Nissan GT-R has been at the cutting edge of the premium sports car sector. It’s an uncompromising performance four-seater (sort of) for enthusiastic drivers, a car which completely embodies Nissan’s ‘Innovation that Excites’ motto. I drove the current model a while back and you can see that HERE. Continue reading

McLaren 570GT, DriveWrite Automotive, car blog, motoring blog

UK Debut For McLaren 570GT

The new McLaren 570GT will make its UK debut at the revived London Motor Show, following the global reveal at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. The latest model in the Sports Series will be joining the 650S Spider and the sold-out 675LT Spider as part of the McLaren London stand #L63 at Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park. Continue reading

Ford Mustang, car blog, motoring blog, DriveWrite Automotive

Ford Mustang Sallies Forth In The UK

Do you see what I did there? Mustang? Sally? Fair enough; please yourselves. Just as I did in fact when I spent a day with this most iconic example of American Muscle courtesy of Ford UK. The legend of the Ford Mustang need not be repeated here except to say that this is the ‘pony’ car that British drivers have long lusted after, but unless they were prepared to import a left-hooker from the States could do no more than yearn hopelessly. T’was but a dream. Continue reading

Mazda MX-5, DriveWrite Automotive, car blog, motoring blog

Mazda MX-5 RF Fastback – What We Always Wanted

Mazda have revealed the Mazda MX-5 RF (“retractable fastback”) today on the eve of the New York International Auto Show. The latest version of the legendary sports car offers a new dimension of open-top driving fun while at the same time staying true to the purpose of the company’s previous retractable hardtop MX-5. The idea is that this makes the roadster experience accessible to a broader range of drivers. Continue reading

Nissan GT-R, West Way Nissan, DriveWrite Automotive

Nissan GT-R: My Favourite Car Of 2015

In 2015 I have had the privilege of driving more cars than ever before. It’s been a great year and I’m grateful to all the manufacturers and press officers who made it possible. I don’t usually participate in all this COTY stuff because all the motors are different: differently designed for different people for different purposes to cater for different needs, seen differently. Continue reading

Classic cars, supercars, DriveWrite Automotive

Wilton Classic & Supercar Show – Now Summer 2017

For the last couple of years I have really enjoyed attending this event and was looking forward to renewing my acquaintance with some fine metal in 2016. The bad news then is that I won’t. With the new vision for the Wilton Classic & Supercar being, they say, as exciting as it is ambitious, it has been decided today to reschedule the event for the Summer of 2017. Continue reading

Mazda, DriveWrite Automotive

Short Drive Review: New Mazda MX-5 – The B-Road Bandit

Do you remember your first time? That’s right, the first time you stepped into a car with a fully loaded licence and experienced the joys of the open road? Well, no matter how sated with driving you may now be, it is still possible to rediscover those fun-filled halcyon days by simply treating yourself to the new Mazda MX-5. Continue reading

Jaguar F-Type Coupé 5 litre V8 AWD – Short Drive Review

Jaguar F-Type CoupeColin Hubbard continues his series: Since Tata bought Jaguar and Land Rover in 2008 both companies fortunes and successes have flourished to make them a worldwide premium brand. Look down a celebrities’ street or box office movie and both brands will be commonplace. Jaguar have traditionally been a gentleman’s car builder, making cars for the more mature professional. My Father aspired to own one for many years and took the plunge in 1993 with an XJ6, followed that with an XJ8 and then a modern day Morse car replica the S-Type. Continue reading