Running Jesus Over, ...

“Ferrari has to be beautiful, like a good looking girl – when you see her [sharp intake of breath] …but maybe when you go out for dinner you have a big delusion, but when you start the engine of a Ferrari, you have big enthusiasm…the music of the engine…we don’t...

Feb29

Kerbside San Francis...

British – Triumph TR5: Triumph TR6 – car has been street parked for the five+ years I have lived in San Francisco MG B Roadster Italian – Alfa GTV6 Alfa Berlina German – Porsche 944 Porsche 911S BMW M5s BMW...

Ari Vatanen – ...

“So Walter, you think this new Peugeot is too fast for the Audi ?” “No, I only know that Ari is too fast for me…..” This exchange took place at the height of the Group B rally era; at the time, Walter Rohrl was a works Audi driver; nowadays he is at Porsche...

May09

The ( Old ) Porsche ...

I recently read that Porsche has opened a new factory museum. About time is all I can say. When I visited Stuttgart my main aim was the Mercedes museum, but since Porsche are in Zuffenhausen, a Stuttgart suburb, I made a point of visiting the old Porsche museum and factory site too. This is...

Audi A4

For my German trip, the rental website had promised me a new Mercedes C-class, but I was happy enough with the Audi. After about 900 miles with it, I have to say I liked it. Driving in the US, where everyone drives at the same slow speed, you forget what it is to feel under-equipped car-wise,...