Supercars & Classics at Salon Prive 2020

Check my video coverage and pics from this year’s Salon Prive show at Blenheim Palace

Watch till the end to see Bond’s DB5 take me by surprise by deploying the smoke screen!

Although known as a classic car concours d’elegance, the Salon Prive is also an opportunity for premium and boutique car makers to launch and showcase their latest products. So this year they even organisers put on a special day just for media and that’s when we were there.

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Audi Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI Quattro

Better looking than an Q3 – but is it less practical?

The Audi Q3 Sportback is a sleeker, sportier looking version of the Q3 family SUV – you could go as far as to describe the Sportback as a Crossover rather than a SUV. The coupe-like profile reveals bulging flanks that give it a more meatier and muscular stance. It looks bigger than a Q3, but while it is indeed slightly longer, it’s actually, somewhat surprisingly, narrower. However lowering the roofline by nearly five centimetres appears to have done the trick of radically altering its visual presence and certainly enhancing its appeal.

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Interview with Shmee150

The YouTube star reveals exclusive plans for his next visit to Dubai!

At Salon Prive yesterday I caught up with Shmee150 and managed to get quick chat with him. He talks about the show, his car collection, his approach to making car content, and exclusively reveals what he plans to do on his next visit to Dubai!

Syeed Ali: From Ford Capri owner to Supercar Club Founder!

Great convo in my latest BrownCarGuy & Buddies series

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Syeed Ali (known to some as Sy) has degrees in marketing and law, is a filmaker and content creator, but is best known for having created a succession of London’s leading car clubs, including founding The Drivers Union, one of the biggest supercar clubs.

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How I fixed the Nissan Z Proto. Bugatti sold? Plus Jeep to brighten your day!

See my latest BCG Bulletin video now!

18092020 #BCGBulletin – Check out how I fixed the new Nissan Z Proto. Plus shock news of Bugatti being sold to Rimac via Porsche, and Jeep have the right idea, let’s all buy bright coloured cars to cheer ourselves up during these rotten days.

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Maserati MC20 – How have they got it so wrong?

15092020 #BCGBulletin in which I discuss what makes supercars ‘right’

The Maserati MC20 supercar is a very important car for the luxury and performance Italian Marque, especially after its divorce from Ferrari and an effective downgrading of family group sibling Alfa Romeo. So comes what should be yet another exciting new sportscar from a famed Italian company, penned by a cool and successful designer so, well… meh?

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Chandan Basu Mallik

Bob Lutz, Murray Walker, Horacio Pagani & the first British-Asian Car Journalist

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Catching up with Chandan Basu Mallik in Calcutta, India – I knew him in Dubai where he headed up and/or wrote for several major automotive publications during his near two decades in the Middle East, including Autocar, F1 and Wheels. As a fellow British-Asian, he beat me to his first car review by a couple of years.

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1000 Subs!! Thank you!

Onwards with Patreon – here’s how

1000 subscribers to my YouTube channel – thank you so much for helping me hit this milestone in such a short time. Big plans for the future of BrownCarGuy across all my platforms coming soon. Also in this video I explain what Patreon is plus how and why you should sponsor my content from as little as £2.40 a month! https://www.patreon.com/shahzadsheikh

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