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A wise man once said that history is not about the past, but about the future. At first this feels counterintuitive, but the more I have considered it, the more true I think it is. It is why, as a Historian, I write about new cars. I recently drove some, in a setting where they could be...

May23

A Yellow Ford Fairla...

There are lots of youtubers who talk about “flipping”, buying and selling cars to make money. Of these car salesman talkers I like Rabbit best. He is a cross between the Dukes of Hazzard and Arthur Daley with the same “lovable rogue” appeal. What we share is a delight in a good...

Electra Meccanica: A...

You might be thinking that hardcore V8 guy like me only drove this so I could tear it down. But no. I have written before about how I feel that this is the most exciting time for car design since the mass adoption of cars one hundred years ago. Before then, cars were artisan-made, quite...

2022 Honda Civic

2022 Honda Civic Si Given I was so complimentary about the 2022 Civic I thought I might attend the official press launch, and learn some more details about it. Believe it or not, this is the eleventh generation Civic. According to the press pack, it should embody Civic’s three key...

New Cars For 2022

2022 Mercedes S580 – Is the S-Class Still The Best Car in the World? When you approach a Mercedes S Class, you’re expecting it to be The Best Car. You’re looking for the ways in which it is moving the whole art and science of passenger conveyance forwards. I have felt this way...