Hen and the Art of What?! Motoring Journalist and Author: Martin Gurdon

Check out my latest interview/podcast!

Check out my latest video podcast, this time with veteran motoring journalist, Martin Gurdon and in association with GoClassics magazine. He writes about cars for the London Evening Standard, Daily Telegraph and Spectator Online website as well as other titles. He’s also a judge for the Motor Trader Awards. He’s also an author with nine books to his credit including the Bluffer’s Guide to Cars and Hen & The Art of Chicken Maintenance! I ask him about that, and also his first car, which was a Honda Z600, which he bought for 5 pence from his dad. These days he rocks around in a 1989 Skoda 120L saloon, that’s the Estelle.

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McLaren 720S Spider Review

Is it finally time to forget Ferrari and Lamborghini?

Right at the top of this review let’s state something that maybe obvious to you, the 720S, launched about four years ago, is pretty awesome. It marks the point at which McLaren got good at making this genre of automobile. Really good. And it still shows today. Though that wasn’t necessarily obvious to me. 

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How to be More Attractive Behind The Wheel

And what’s the sexiest cars to drive?

Find out what are most attractive attributes of a motorist, what appeals most to prospective partners and those of the opposite sex – I reveal all in this video. Be the most attractive driver and car owner out there – here’s how!

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How I Survived Scary Murree Snow Experience [Pakistan Jan 2022]

A terrifying icy near-miss story from my friend in Islamabad right now

Tragically over 20 people died last week while caught in a snowstorm in a holiday mountain resort of Murree in Pakistan last week. Our condolences and thoughts with the loved ones of those lost. My good friend Reza Adil, is holidaying in Islamabad, and actually tried to reach Murree shortly before the worst happened, not realising the disaster that was to unfold. Thankfully he never made it, but not without a terrifying experience for himself and his family members too, on the treacherous icy roads of a barrier-less narrow winding mountain road. Listen to his full story in this video podcast, originally recorded on my Instagram live.

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London EV Show 2021 Highlights

I was the conference EmCee at the three-day event in December – watch video!

Check out the London EV Show highlights from December 2021 – I was the conference host and EmCee during the three days it was on at the Business Design Centre in Central London. See my vlog below.

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DriveTribe to Close

Really sad news!

I’m really sad and sorry to see DriveTribe go. Not least because they were among the first major outlets to give me freelance work when I returned to the UK at the beginning of 2019 (thank you Jim Murray Jones & Tim Rodie) although that stopped with the advent of Covid. Nonetheless I continued to put my own content on DriveTribe because of the extensive automotive audience the channel reached. Additionally I know it provided an outlet for a lot of young new content creators that found an audience through this platform that they could not otherwise have got – I feel saddest for them.

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Ford Mustang Mach 1 on Test

Stay tuned for full review coming soon!

Got the new Ford Mustang Mach 1 in on test at the moment. Here’s a quicker taster and a bit of info on the car. Stay tuned – subscribe and turn on notifications to make sure you don’t miss my full review of the Mach 1 Mustang coming your way soon! Meanwhile also follow on social media #BCGFordMustang

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22 classic cars to buy in 2022 [For Investment & Fun!]

Here’s a 2022 update on my previous top video. These are the 22 classic cars to buy in 2022 for investment and fun! Based on info from Hagerty UK & USA, GoClassics plus my own suggestions. Leave your suggestions in the comments – and don’t forget to watch the below.

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