I always enjoy attending car meets, while autoshows and press launches might present to us the latest and shiniest machinery, it is only at car meets where one gets to fully immerse themselves into not just the cars on display, but also the people and culture that comes with these meets. Which is why being […]Read more "The Fun & The Curious: Visiting the 2019 International Mini Meet in Bristol"
Frankfurt might not be the most obvious choice for automotive fans travelling to Germany. Whilst Stuttgart has the amazing Mercedes-Benz and Porsche museums and Munich the BMW equivalent, Frankfurt doesn’t quite have the same reputation when it comes to speedhunting. But if you are willing to travel a short distance out of the main city […]Read more "Visiting Klassikstadt in Frankfurt"
For those who’ve been keeping track, yours truly had unexpectedly managed to win a full month’s worth of access to, erm, Access by BMW. A new automotive subscription service by BMW that promises all the joy of having a BMW to drive, without the commitments that come with vehicular ownership. Coming from an owner’s perspective, […]Read more "Accessing Joy: Day 01"
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"
I always look forward to driving a Mini. Be it the base model One to the top-tier John Cooper Works, these funky vehicles have never failed to delight through their design or their dynamics. This, of course, translated to an enjoyable weekend spent with the 2019 Cooper S Cabriolet. Mildly revitalised and tweaked for 2018/2019, […]Read more "Never a dull moment: Driving the F57 Mini Cooper S Cabriolet"
It’s quite hard to imagine it today but back in the post-war era of the late 1950s, BMW was in dire straits. Their cars were either outdated, too expensive or simply not making enough money to keep the ailing manufacturer afloat. Even though the Bavarians had some new models on the drawing board, they simply […]Read more "Neue Sensation: 1973 BMW 2002"
Over the weekend, one of our automotive friends got married and I guess turning the Church carpark into a mini Cars & Kopi meet was a fun way to get the day started! Everyone came in their rockabilly best. (Or best-ish) Have you seen a better looking Wedding Car? This group represents quite possibly all […]Read more "Cars & Wedding: Congratulations Nat & Chris!"