Real world test to see what it’s like to take an electric vehicle on a longer drive
Yesterday I had to make a work trip that involved a round-trip of over 220 miles. The car I used was a brand new MG ZS EV electric car press vehicle I’ve got for review (stay tuned for that at the later date) with a stated range of 163 miles. So how was this EV roadtrip?Continue reading “EV Roadtrip! 220 miles in an Electric Car [MG ZS EV]”
About the new series, what it takes to film in a pandemic, and what really happened to Tim’s Lotus Esprit?
Check out this exclusive interview with the stars of Car S.O.S, Tim Shaw and Fuzz Townshend, ahead of the new series 9 beginning on National Geographic Channel – 11th March 2021 at 8pm, with a 50-minute special featuring an MG Metro 6R4, the first of 11 brand new episodes.Continue reading “Car S.O.S Interview: Tim Shaw & Fuzz Townshend [on new Series 9]”
What actually happened, why is it a big deal and who’s really to blame?
The tale of Chris Harris, Mr JWW, Shmee150, Litchfield Motors and a Toyota GR Yaris – plus a £25,000 quote to feature modifications and a demand for commission – did it happen, did it not, who was the youtuber / influencer involved? Was Litchfield right to reveal the details of a commercial pitch, should a personality’s name have been outed?Continue reading “Chris Harris, Mr JWW, Litchfield Motors, £25,000 [and where it all went wrong]”
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?Continue reading “Car Design – Is Ugly The New Black?”
Can you buy a car in lockdown? Should you? Should you wait? Will prices go up?
In the first lockdown I correctly predicted that there would be a car sales boom, particularly for used cars, post-lockdown, due to pent-up demand, but more crucially in light of research and data that indicated more people wanted to have their own cars and avoid using public transport due to fears over COVID 19.Continue reading “Should You Buy A Car During Lockdown 2?”
Standard suspension and drivetrain on Land Rovers that did the big jumps!
27102020 #BCGBulletin – I drive one of the actual Land Rover Defender 110 stunt vehicles used in the crazy action sequences in the next 007 James Bond movie, No Time To Die – urged to go faster by stunt coordinator Lee Morrison and listen to stunt girl Jess Hawkins describe what it was like to do the big jump in Defender with standard drivetrain and suspension!Continue reading “I Drive Stunt Car Defender 110 from 007 Bond Movie – No Time To Die”
In my latest Bulletin piece I tackle institutional racism in my own industry
Racism – I tell you what it is, how it’s done and where you can get some. Plus how to install it in your car. Actually none of that is true…. well most of it’s not true. But there will be a bit of race in this discourse, and I don’t mean on the track… or the road for that matter.Continue reading “BrownCarGuy – Is It Racist?”
Check out this neat little car show on till Christmas in a popular shopping mall
22102020 #BCGBulletin – Headed over to the Festival Place shopping mall over in Basingstoke to check out the British Motor Show Pop-Up Motor Show event there – free entry and it’s on till 24th December 2020 – plenty to see and do!Continue reading “Pop-Up Motor Show at Festival Place Basingstoke until 24 December 2020”
Answer the questions to get a Petrolhead score
How much of a Petrolhead are you? Score 1 point for each of the below statements that apply to you and put your score in the comments!Continue reading “How much of a Petrolhead are you?”