Syeed Ali: From Ford Capri owner to Supercar Club Founder!

Great convo in my latest BrownCarGuy & Buddies series

‘Brown Car Guy & Buddies’ – Syeed Ali (known to some as Sy) has degrees in marketing and law, is a filmaker and content creator, but is best known for having created a succession of London’s leading car clubs, including founding The Drivers Union, one of the biggest supercar clubs.

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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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Interview Syeed (Sy) Ali – Founder of Drivers Union

Syeed (Sy) Ali is the founder of popular Supercar Owners Club, Drivers Union, and has been involved in car culture in London for decades. I caught up with him at the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court yesterday and asked him about Drivers Union. Find him at www.TheDriversUnion.com

Ineos Grenadier Walkaround!

This is the spiritual successor to the old Land Rover Defender, I get a guided tour

This is the car many reckon will be the true spiritual successor to the veteran Land Rover Defender, a proper body-on-frame off-roader powered by BMW diesel and petrol engines and highly adaptable.

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Aston Martin Victor Walkaround!

I chat to Aston Martin about the extraordinary new Victor

Taking the world by storm with a surprise reveal on Friday, yesterday I checked out the sensational and spectacularly cool Aston Martin Victor at the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court.

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Full Review: Jeep Wrangler 2.0-litre two-door

We know it overlands and adventures, but does it work as an urban warrior?

An all-new version of the Jeep Wrangler, the JL, was launched in 2018 – I attended the European launch of the car in Spielberg, Austria, where I drove Middle East spec versions (I was reporting for Motoring Middle East at the time) and you can see that video below. Unlike the Middle East, however, the UK gets a choice of the 2.0-litre petrol or the 2.2 diesel and the highly regarded V6 Pentastar engine is not offered.

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London in Virus-induced Gridlock

Why the metropolis will turn into the giant traffic jam

Standby for a head rush of facts, figures and stats, all of which point to one thing – London is heading for a coronavirus-induced gridlock as people are told to go back to work, but to not use public transport. That means walking, cycling, bikes or cars. With so many extra cars what does that mean for traffic? And how about the environment. And who is this good news for? Watch now! If you enjoyed this video please consider supporting me on Patreon and you can also exclusively check out my parody Cannonball Run sequel: https://www.patreon.com/shahzadsheikh

Suzuki stories | Brown Car Guy 12032020

Latest Brown Car Guy Update 12032020 #BCGDaily

My features ‘7 Best Suzukis Ever made’ was recently posted on DriveTribe – link below – here are my greatest memories of Suzukis since I started out in motoring journalist. Includes Alto, Swift, Vitara and Jimny.

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Videos & Photos – London Classic Car Show 2020. On now!

Here’s all my coverage from yesterday at the London Classic Car Show in Olympia London

I loved the London Classic Car Show that I attended for the first time last year, when it was held at the Excel centre, so obviously I just had to go and check out this year’s edition.

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