23 Top Cars of 2020

This crazy Year’s Key Motors and my Best Drives of 2020

If there’s one thing people came to realise again in this crazy year, it’s that cars are good. If you’re stuck in a pandemic and fear the public transport network is too risky to use, plus ubers are icky because eew – other people have been in there before you, coughing and breathing all over the upholstery – then guess what: it’s great to have your own car.

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17 Classic Cars to buy in 2021 and why they’re a better investment than property

Which classics to buy, how to make money and how 2030 new car sales ban will impact classic cars

Can you buy in a classic car in 2021 and make more money than investing in art or gold? Which cars should you buy? How will the 2030 ICE car sales ban impact classic cars?

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7 Bits of Space Tech in our Cars

Here’s a fun rundown of space technology that influences modern cars

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship BCG. It’s ongoing mission: to explore strange new cars, to seek out new tech and new innovations. To boldly go where no BrownCarGuy has gone before. Sorry… can’t help myself.

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Raising Speed Limits Could Save Lives

According to research from Car Lease Special Offers a third of motorists want a higher speed limit

Research released by Car Lease Special Offers indicates that raising speed limits could save lives and that a third of British motorists are in favour of increasing the motorway limit to 80mph, and some would even approve of Germany’s Autobahn-style derestricted highways.

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Sue Baker interview on BCG & Buddies!

Original Top Gear Host on Today’s TG & Covering the Hunt-Lauda Rush Era

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Sue Baker was one of the original hosts of Top Gear, appearing on 100 programmes over 11 years from 1980 to 1991. She also raced, co-drove with Michele Mouton (in a short-wheelbase Audi Quattro Sport rally car), Derek Bell and others, as well as covering the legendary James Hunt vs Niki Lauda era in Formula 1.

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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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Mohamed Ali Humaid – UAE Car Culture, from V8 to EV

Latest in the BCG & Buddies – I catch up with someone who’s been following me since Car ME days

Emirati Mohamed Ali Humaid has been following my work since 2006 and I first met him when he won a model Ford GT in a Car Middle East magazine competition.

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Why 2030 ICE New Car Sales Ban Won’t Work in the UK

It’s unfeasible and unviable. in this video I explain why

18112020 #BCGBulletin – Petrol and Diesel (ICE) new car sales to be banned in Britain from 2030 – today the government has confirmed what the news announced a few days ago when I recorded this video. Hybrid cars will be allowed to continue to 2035, but otherwise manufacturer can only sell electric cars – this is supposed to happen in a mere 9 years.

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Sudhir ‘Banzai’ Matai – Double Apex Auto

BCG & Buddies Interview – Cars, Clothes and Clashes on Track!

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Meet Sudhir ‘Banzai’ Matai founder of Double Apex Auto, which is not only a motoring media outlet, but also a petrolhead gear clothes line which you can order directly from his website. Sudhir is from Cape Town in South Africa and has been a car journalist for over two decades, but also a racing driver of some significant success.

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Should You Buy A Car During Lockdown 2?

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.

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