New Book on the History of the Automobile in Pakistan

Extraordinary first book that chronicles car culture and history in the 75-year-old country

There’s a new book out, authored by Murtaza Y Mandviwalla, that charts the history of the car and motoring in Pakistan. Titled ‘Steering the Pakistan Wheel’ it chronicles the 100 plus years of the car industry but particularly its impact on Pakistan and its own 75-year history. The book is said to be full of exciting stories, honest reflections and current challenges.

Continue reading “New Book on the History of the Automobile in Pakistan”

Pakistan’s First Online Antique Cars Museum Launched

Up to 100 unique and rare vintage and classic cars featured

Pakistan’s first online antique cars museum has been launched at an exclusive private event at the Quaid e Azam House Museum in Karachi, former home of Pakistan’s founder, M. A. Jinnah. Among a spectacular display of classic cars, Shoaib Qureshy, founder of the virtual museum, Antique Cars Pakistan, explained that it was “Pakistan’s first online museum intended to showcase the very best antique cars in the country”. 

Continue reading “Pakistan’s First Online Antique Cars Museum Launched”

Cyclist Vs Nissan GT-R R35 in Pakistan

Who’s in the Wrong in this Altercation?

Videos circulating on social media allegedly show two sides of an argument between a cyclist and a Nissan GT-R R35 driver in Karachi in Pakistan. I’ve taken these clips from SialkotiRacers and Car_NationPakistan on Instagram. Not knowing exactly what happened, or the context of this altercation, it’s hard to say who’s right and who’s wrong, but the attitude of one of these people is disturbing.

Continue reading “Cyclist Vs Nissan GT-R R35 in Pakistan”

I found John Wick’s ‘69 Mustang! 🤩

Is John Wick still looking for his 69 Ford Mustang that the Russian Mafia stole? I found it.

It’s at Sheesh Restaurant at Chigwell and belongs to owner Colin Hunt. In fact he built this perfect John Wicks 1969 Mustang replica five years ago and uses its as his daily driver!

Continue reading “I found John Wick’s ‘69 Mustang! 🤩”

Supercars & Classics at Salon Prive London [Walkaround April 2022]

check out my coverage from Salon Prive London

Walkaround at the amazing Supercars & Classic Cars Salon Prive car show in London this weekend (21-23 April 2022) with special features on Everrati, Morgan with its Super 3, Ferrari Daytona SP3 and Ferrari 296 GTB, Healey by Caton Austin Healey 100, Charge Cars Electric Ford Mustang, Kimera EVO37 restomod of the Lancia 037 and the extraordinary missing link Alfa Romeo 12C Prototipo. More videos from the show in my #BCGEvents playlist https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFVv0lrAfunsPoqNZO_8v1ytECsMmg0kL

Continue reading “Supercars & Classics at Salon Prive London [Walkaround April 2022]”

Biggest Celebrity Car Collections in the World!

Most Valuable & Most Coveted

So when it comes to car collections, who’s the top dog? Who’s got the biggest and most valuable collection out there? Well Bill Plant Driving School, has done the research and come up with two lists – the most valuable celebrity car collections, and the most desired celebrity car collections.

Continue reading “Biggest Celebrity Car Collections in the World!”

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.

Continue reading “Hen and the Art of What?! Motoring Journalist and Author: Martin Gurdon”