Black Automotive History (for Black History Month)

Looking at the extraordinary black people that played a part in automotive and motor racing history

Welcome to my latest Bulletin video, and being this is Black History Month in the UK, I thought I’d look at black automotive history. The trouble is, you do have to go digging to find it, and some is perhaps more contemporary than historical, but there are significant events and people stretching right back to the earliest days of mass motoring to talk about.

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Ford Mustang Bullitt Edition Review

There simply isn’t a cooler brand new car on sale right now

I never miss an opportunity to get behind the wheel of one of the most evocative and iconic nameplates in automotive history – a Ford Mustang. For well over half a century this has been the coolest ride on the block, it features in more movies and TV shows – not to mention – social media posts – than any other car. From Nicholas Cage’s Eleanor in Gone in 60 Seconds, to Will Smith’s Shelby in I Am Legend, to James Bond’s Mach 1 in Diamonds are Forever.

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1400 Electric Mustang Mach-E Drift Machine with Vaughn Gittin Jr

Check out the video of the mental all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 one-of-kind prototype drift car built in collaboration with Vaughn Gittin Jr’s RTR Vehicles. Check another video below!

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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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Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations

Conversation with John (Yahya) Gardiner, Ford Comms Director

11062020 ‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – In this episode I speak to John Gardiner who has been at Ford Motor Company for 30 years and currently has two jobs – Executive Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Ford of Britain & Ireland, and Corporate Communications, Ford of Europe.

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Full Review – Ford Fiesta ST

This is the best small hot hatch you can buy, and you could get two for the price of my favourite Ford

If you want the world’s best hot hatch right now, you will have to spend at least £32,320 on a Honda Civic Type R (and actually you’ll need the GT version at just over £34k). The default hot hatch – Volkswagen’s latest 2020 Mk8 GTI will probably be about the same when it comes out later this year. So it seems at least 30k is what you need if you want a fast, fun and furious hot hatch? No!

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