These days, the letters GTI need not much of an introduction, having sold millions around the World and spawning a multitude of rivals, the pocket rocket from Volkswagen has now come to represent the quintessential hot hatch. It might not have been the first (We’re looking at you Autobianchi!), but it definitely was the spark that lit up the […]Read more "Keepin’ it real: Mk1 Volkswagen Golf GTI"
Those who know me know what i am somewhat particular about the visual upkeep of my cars, so much so that i’d much rather leave my car dirty than have it sent to a car wash or to have someone else clean it. Coupled to that, a rather not so pleasant experience (chemically disfiguring my […]Read more "EA Detailer: It’s in the details"
For most of us, Porsche has been synonymous with characterful, grunty Flat-6 engines that sing a raspy and throaty cacophony of metallic noises, but with the introduction of the new 718 Boxster set to hit the road running with a Turbocharged four-cylinder engine, it seems things have come full circle for the entry level cars […]Read more "Full circle: Porsche 912"
With the Chinese New Year holidays over, it’s time to pick up where we left off, project 944’s getting stripped down and unfortunately, things are not really great at the moment. Apart from some of my previous purchases being still unfortunately stuck on the other side of Earth due to some slight shipping hiccups, a […]Read more "Project 944: Picking up the pieces"
The year is 1976, France and Britain begin the first regularly scheduled commercial supersonic flights, Viking I lands on Mars and Love will keep us together wins record of the year. Elsewhere, across the pond in Showa era Japan, an idea for something equally as important was hatched in the office of Toyota automobiles. A […]Read more "Hip to be square: The Toyota AW11 MR2"
Traditionalist, it’s time to look the other way as what we have this time might not appease you very much, we are of course talking about the BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer. Mismatched nomenclatures aside, the 2GT represents BMW’s first foray into the World of the MPV, and is in most likelihood, BMW’s most practical offering […]Read more "Fun(c)tional Practicalities: Driving the BMW F46 216d Gran Tourer"