Review: Kia Soul EV – but has it got SOUL?!!

This is the grooviest car review on the internet right now!

Kia call this car the Soul, and music has always been an integral theme with this model range – even in this latest third generation edition. You can see that from the acoustically-themed stylised interior design elements, and the fact that it’s got a banging 10-speaker Harmon/Kardon sound system. Whilst on the UK launch of the latest version, the most pertinent comment of the day came from my colleague, former-TV motoring journalist, Kevin Haggarthy: “I know why this car doesn’t have any engine noise, it’s so we can hear the music better!”

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Boxing Champ Anthony Joshua celebrates 50 years of Range Rover

Video of Boxing Champ Ice Driving Range Rovers!

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, is helping Land Rover mark the golden jubilee of the Range Rover. The company has created a giant piece of sub-zero art at its cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, close to the Arctic circle in Sweden. The 260m-wide artwork filled the centre of the steering pad at the test track where all future Land Rover models are put through their paces during development.

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2012 Kuwait Concours D’Elegance

Originally published 15 February 2012 on Motoring Middle East

In 2012 Motoring Middle East flew over to Kuwait for a few days to cover the extraordinary Kuwait Concours D’Elegance. Check out our amazing coverage republished here.

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My video review of the Speedback Silverstone Edition

My exclusive review of the 601bhp, £620,000 hand-built David Brown Automotive Speedback Silverstone

It’s a limited edition sister car to the Speedback GT that was introduced five years ago – a hand made, coach built performance grand tourer based on a Jaguar XKR platform and drivetrain. The Silverstone represents the company’s move to its new headquarters opposite Silverstone Race Circuit. Beautifully built, enticingly expensive, remarkably rare – only 10 of the 100 Speedback series cars will be Silverstone editions. And I’ve driven one!