Suzuki stories | Brown Car Guy 12032020

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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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Throwback Thursday – Bentley Boy!

Sitting in Bentley Conti R at the British Motor Show

#ThrowBackThursday – been thinking about Motor Shows and how I loved them so much, memorable moments like this certainly contributed. Checking out, and sitting in (!) the Bentley Continental R sometime in the 1990s at the British Motor Show. Read my new British Motor Show coverage in my previous post here! More like this #SSMemoirs

FlashBackFriday to when I first drove a Civic Type-R

As I’m testing the current Honda Civic Type-R here’s the pants-soiling story of when I first drove one!

#FlashBackFriday to the first time I drove a Type-R – it was at the UK launch of the EP3 Civic Type-R in 2001 on the Isle of Man, where we got to thrash it on the TT Course with the roads closed off just for us, and Police Honda Accord Type-R sweep cars – although perhaps not quite ‘closed’ enough!

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Doing Car ME COTY

That time I ran the awards for the Middle East edition of Car Magazine

#FlashBackFriday to over a decade ago when as Editor of the Middle East edition of Car Magazine, I ran our first ever car awards. Unrelentingly hard work, a weighty responsibility, but extraordinarily satisfying and fun. We did several of these, and I even hosted and presented the last edition which was immensely enjoyable. I may be involved in some form of car industry awards again very soon – can’t say any more than that at the moment – but stay tuned. Do make sure you subscribe to this blog!

Flashback – London Motor Show 1995

Found my old coverage of the 1995 London Motor Show

Found this in my old files – it was a proofing copy of coverage I did of the 1995 London Motor Show for a fledgling but short-lived Pakistani car magazine – ‘Motoring’ by Tausif Agha published in Karachi.

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