Car Design – Is Ugly The New Black?

An opinion – 2020: Good, Bad & Ugly! Define Modern Car Design

22112020 #BCGBulletin – Car Design of 2020 – is Ugly the new Black? Or are there good, bad and ugly designs? Why are cars made ugly, what is good design, do styles mature with age, do they grow on you, do I need new glasses? And who are these two popping heads?

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Full Review: BMW 330e

It’s not electric, it’s a Plug-In Hybrid

Parking a BMW 330 on one’s driveway would be a point of pride for any motorist, but what about that ‘e’ tagged onto the end? At first glance you’d think it was a fully electric version of the fabled 3 Series – a popular choice in the BMW range particularly among UK motorists.

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Abdulla Jaafari: from Illegal Street Racing in Amman to Shooting Supercars in Dubai (+Drifting)

Check out my latest edition of BrownCarGuy & Buddies!

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Abdulla Jaafari has gone from covering illegal street racing / drifting on the strees of Amman, Jordan, to shooting the Pininfarina Battista in Dubai. Plus dune drag with the Mercedes AMG G-Class 4×4 Squared – a video that’s got him nearly 8 million views on YouTube, and of course drifting… lots and lots of drifting. In fact I first met him at a drift event at Umm Al Quwain, where he was coverinng Jordan’s drift king, Ahmad Daham. https://www.instagram.com/abdullajaafari

Review: BMW X6

Does a BMW heart still beat beneath all that bulk?

The new X6 arrived this year in the wake of the all-new X5 introduced in 2019. Now in its third generation, this is the ‘coupe’ version of its more traditionally upright and uptight SUV sibling – the so-serious X5. However the X6 eschews the much-trodden path of merely taking a grinder to the upper rear of a boxy SUV, and not stepping back until the rear roof has been squashed and reshaped into a more flowing profile – AKA the fastback boot.

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