The Crazy Categories of Concourse of Elegance 2020

Forget all this pre-war/post-war stuff, this is how you break down a concours!

On Saturday I attended my second Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court – and it was as glorious and spectacular as last year’s with a sensational turn out of cars and remarkably good attendance too, despite the Covid concerns.

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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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James Bond’s Spectre Defender & other cool classics up for sale online

Check out this extraordinary cars available from Silverstone Auctions on 23rd May

Silverstone Auctions will be conducting a Live Online Sale on Saturday 23 May featuring exclusive and exotic cars that are ripe for investment opportunities in this period of economic decline.

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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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Brown Car Guy – Podcast 4

Check out my latest podcast episode

  • What do I really think of the Suzuki Vitara with a 3-cylinder engine.
  • First thoughts on Subaru Forester, Toyota Aygo and Fiat Abarth 595.
  • Shooting a classic BMW with a classic Yashica.
  • Loving the the Concours of Elegance at Hampton.
  • How to be a journalist – my top tips.
  • Writing about Rickshaws – the London pedicabs
  • My definitive thoughts on the new Land Rover Defender

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Dubai in Series 1 Land Rover

Leading a Land Rover convoy through Dubai in an open top classic Landie!

Back in 2012 the UAE Land Rover owner’s club held a parade through Dubai on Friday. Watch the entire parade from my mate Arif Al Yedaiwi’s lead car, his original Series 1, followed by 60 other Land Rovers and with a police escort. I filmed this on a GoPro with time lapse. The actual drive was an hour long, but here compressed to four minutes! Still love how it turned out.