Podcast with an automotive, aeronautical and aerospace engineer
Check out my podcast with Dervish Dervish of Full Throttle with Dervish (link below) an automotive, aeronautical and aerospace engineer as we talk cars, helicopter gunships and spacecraft.Continue reading “Podcast with Dervish Dervish [Cars, Helicopter Gunships & Spacecraft]”
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The new Audi A3 is the best-looking it’s ever been, but does the Plug-In hybrid appeal?
This is the Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e – let me translate that for you: it’s the A3 hatchback with a 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine producing 150bhp,though that’s not it’s only power unit. As the ‘e’ in the title signifies, this is a plug-in electric hybrid (PHEV) which also packs an 85kW electric motor integrated into the six-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox producing 107bhp.Continue reading “Audi A3 40 TFSi e (PHEV) Sportback Review”
The Ranger Raptor is the Ford Mustang of the pickup world, and I’ll prove it.
This is the Ford Ranger Raptor – I like to give it its full name wherever possible, because there is of course, The Raptor, (no, not the theropods from the Cretaceous Period) I mean the big bad Ford F-150-based monster pickup. That comes with a 450bhp, 3.5-litre V6, though not to the UK, it doesn’t.Continue reading “Ford Ranger Raptor Review”
Rant: Race Disparities Report not a Rude Awakening, Just Damn Rude!
Thump! The sound of a government-commissioned 258-page report on racism in the UK hitting tables yesterday. Smack! The sound of a slap landing on the poker faces of the perpetrators of this piece of pernicious propaganda. Well, the slap didn’t happen, but it should have, repeatedly. It would have been deserved, repeatedly.Continue reading “Govt Race Report Thinks Racism Doesn’t Exist – WTF?!”
The baby Lexus SUV maintains luxury and quality, but is this the one to get?
Lexus has loyal customers, particularly in the SUV range. They appreciate the quality, comfort and high spec of the luxury range in the Toyota group. This is the baby SUV from Toyota’s luxury brand. The UX (Urban Explorer) shares its platform with the best-selling Corolla, Prius and most significantly the CH-R compact SUV. It has the same wheelbase as theCH-R, but is slightly longer and wider.Continue reading “Lexus UX 250h Review”
Toyota’s little car has a grown-up feel
Toyota’s baby hatchback has been around for over two decades, and this latest model is the fourth-generation edition of the car. It went on sale last year. But if you do a search for the new 2020 Yaris online and you’ll find pages of links eulogising over the wanna-be rally car edition that is the GR Yaris.Continue reading “Toyota Yaris Hybrid Review”
I reenact the top bust-ups while learning to drive with my daughter Leena!
Lockdown has left learner drivers taking driving lessons with relatives, which can be fraught with friction! Here the top 10 arguments while learning to drive – which I’ve enacted with my daughter Leena Amani – based on research from Veygo.Continue reading “Top 10 Arguments while Learning to Drive [Enacted!]”