If your idea of a car is a means of getting from point A to point B, look away. If it’s about being the loudest and most obnoxious, perhaps this isn’t the right one for you. If it’s about hypermiling and travelling the longest distance on the lowest possible amount of fuel, what are you […]Read more "While my sledgehammer gently weeps: Driving the BMW G30 M5 Competition LCI"
This is it ladies and gents, 35 years in the making and after a slightly shorter period of hopeful anticipation, the new BMW M3 and M4 have finally landed on our local shores and thanks to the kind people at BMW Asia, we were given first dibs behind the wheels of the most controversial iterations […]Read more "A love letter from BMW: Driving the G80 M3 Competition and G82 M4 Competition"
Just like individualistic people, modern BMW Coupes face quite a challenge throughout their gestation period. Visually, while they might share similar underpinnings with their sedan counterparts, they have to carry their own distinct identity, familiar enough to sit within the same family yet special enough to set themselves apart and be appreciated for years to […]Read more "For the individual: Driving the BMW G22 420i"
I don’t know about you dear reader but for me, 2020 flew by in the strangest way possible. It was not uneventful though I’m pretty sure most of you would have preferred it to be so, but at the same time, the days, weeks and months repeated themselves into such a blur it wouldn’t even […]Read more "Refreshed vibes: Driving the Mini Cooper S Countryman LCI"
3 years might not seem like a long time for most of us, but in the modern car world, it’s almost half a lifetime’s worth of fun out in the sun. About the same amount of time taken from when a car’s released to receive its first nip and tuck. While the G01 X3 has […]Read more "Mild-E boosted: Driving the BMW G01 X3 xDrive30e"
This is the all-electric Mini Cooper SE. Mini’s first foray into the ever-expanding world of Electric vehicles. With the marque’s reputation for delivering plenty of cheerful smiles per mile on the line, it has plenty to prove. Up front, is a single electric power-plant discharging a healthy 181 horses and 270Nm of instant torque. Those […]Read more "A Full charge of Fun: Driving the all-electric Mini Cooper SE"
I did it! I finally did it! I finally got behind the wheel of a lovely blue classic Mini and boy did I enjoy every minute! For those who’ve been following this blog, you’d know about my recent trip up to the UK a month ago for the International Mini Meet. While our drive to […]Read more "Popping a mini cherry: Driving the classic"
Through the years, I’ve had the good fortune of test driving almost all the latest machines coming out of the fabled Munich manufacturer’s front gates but, there were a few that managed to slip by and the much-celebrated 1M was one of them. Somehow, the opportunities to bring the 1M out for a drive just […]Read more "Dear BMW: Driving the BMW 1M"
Why do people drive? Well, for most, I guess they see it as a way of getting around from point A to point B. For a few of us though, it isn’t just a means of transport. For those few of us, driving brings us joy and anxiety, fascination and frustration, excitement and relaxation. These […]Read more "Drive to meet, meet to drive."