Car Spotting in Santiago, Dominican Republic

Brown Car Guys are EVERYWHERE!

Our man Reza Adil (@alizarde.cigars on Instagram) in the Dominican Republic has been out car spotting! 🇩🇴 He found a turbo diesel Mercedes 500 SEL and a disoriented Civic with a confused sense of self-worth 😜🤣 More to come – stay tuned 🤩

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Free BCG Hat & Shirt!

Get a choice of hats and shirt worth over $40

Get your FREE BrownCarGuy Hat and Shirt worth over $40. You get a choice of either the baseball cap or a Beanie hat with the BCG logo and a long-sleeve T-Shirt also emblazoned with an embroidered BCG logo. If you’d like, these can be ordered in some alternative colours – though I’d have to check first. How do you get these genuinely high-quality items?Easy, just take out a Tier 4 Patreon subscription (4th Gear – $20 or just over £15 per month). Head over to Patreon.com/BrownCarGuy and do it now! Your continued support is greatly appreciated – and thanks so much to my existing Patreon sponsors!

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Top 10 Car Videos and Content Viewed in 2020

Here are my best vids, pics and most read articles of the year

Based on numbers – here is my top performing content across YouTube, this blog and on DriveTribe.com (where my content received 1.5m views).

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Tim Ansell: I Talked Cobras with Tom Cruise & broke my back on the Desert Challenge

Check out the latest episode of ‘BrownCarGuy & Buddies!’

Tim Ansell talks about working on Syriana, Fast & Furious 7 and Mission Impossible 4 during which he got to talk to Tom Cruise about AC Cobras.

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Isuzu D-Max XTR Review

When a D-Max pick-up truck gets exposed to Gamma Radiation

Watch the video or look closely at the pictures of this D-Max XTR and you’ll notice splashes of vibrant green on the badges, brake callipers, badges and even on the stitching inside. It particularly stands out on this beefy truck’s cosmic mica black paintwork, boasting 17-inch black alloy wheels shod with huge 32-inch all-terrain Pirelli Scorpion tyres.

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Review: Peugeot 508 GT 225 EAT 8

We haven’t had a saloon this sexy since the 406 from the mid-90s

Remember the Peugeot 405 from the late 1980s? That was a sharp looking car with clean bold lines and a meaty stance. It was followed up by the 406 in the mid-90s, which took the same silhouette but stretched it out and made it sexier still – plus there was a two-door coupe version. Omigod! Are you kidding me? Did Ferrari misplace its blueprints? That was one seductive Pug, slinky and seductive. Sadly Peugeot peaked with that car, and we’ll now jump over the 407 and even the first generation of the French car makers new player in the segment, the 508.

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Ford Kuga PHEV Review

Family-friendly SUV that looks cool and merely sniffs at fuel

It’s about as fresh and woke as an SUV can get. Swoopy styling, Focus underpinnings, and clever future tech that’ll get you a claimed 200mpg – this writer bears witness to nearly 100mpg in the real world – at least for a while. The Kuga has come a long way, cue wavy lines to inset a quick history lesson…

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Electric AC Cobra, Grenadier, new Citroen C4 & Bentley Bentayga

#BCGBulletin update – All you need to know!

More details on a crucial new car from Citroen – the all-new C4, now also available as 100% EV and with some very clever new features; the updated and better looking Bentley Bentayga; a reborn roadster from AC Cobra, also electric, though a Mustang-powered version is also available; plus finally the new Land Rover Defender that isn’t a Land Rover, or even a Defender, it’s the INEOS Grenadier!