New Book on the History of the Automobile in Pakistan

Extraordinary first book that chronicles car culture and history in the 75-year-old country

There’s a new book out, authored by Murtaza Y Mandviwalla, that charts the history of the car and motoring in Pakistan. Titled ‘Steering the Pakistan Wheel’ it chronicles the 100 plus years of the car industry but particularly its impact on Pakistan and its own 75-year history. The book is said to be full of exciting stories, honest reflections and current challenges.

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How Much Per Month to Lease a Movie Car?

Leasing.com has been working out how much it would cost to lease movie cars

Most expensive on the list was James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 costing £28,787 per month – because to buy one today would cost about £3.45m. Although if you found the actual Connery Car, it’d be worth about £25m!

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Car Buying Advice – Brown Car Guy

Car Buying Advice from the Brown Car Guy – just a fun bit of animation

Just a bit of fun. Hope you enjoy it. Car buying advice and guidance, motoring news, industry expert, automotive guru – I try to answer as many messages as possible, feel free to get in touch if I can help.

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McLaren 720S Spider Review

Is it finally time to forget Ferrari and Lamborghini?

Right at the top of this review let’s state something that maybe obvious to you, the 720S, launched about four years ago, is pretty awesome. It marks the point at which McLaren got good at making this genre of automobile. Really good. And it still shows today. Though that wasn’t necessarily obvious to me. 

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Best Car of the Year Announced

And I’m one of the judges for these awards!

The Best Car of the Year 2021-2022 have been announced by a panel of world-renowned car designers, engineers, auto industry titans, motorsport legends, specialist journalists, broadcasters and media professionals (including your’s truly!).

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Pakistan Car Facts

BCG is in Karachi – here’s a few bit of info about the car world there

I’m in Pakistan for my holidays. But I’m never not thinking about cars and the motor industry. Here’s some Pakistan Car Facts. Anything you want me to check out while I’m here, let me know in the comments! #BCGPakistan

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Is the Traditional Handbrake Dead?

The manual pull-up handbrake is being fast replaced by electronic systems

The number of new cars featuring the traditional racketed handbrake are diminishing fast, replaced by e-brakes or parking brake buttons. Do you mourn their passing as I do? Watch this video now.

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Do You Sing In The Car?

Do you sing in the car? I reveal how many of your do it, and which artists and tunes you choose to belt out (is it Ed Sheeran, Tom Jones, Adele, Elton John, Whitney Houston or the Spice Girls? What’s best – 80s or 90s music? And how does it affect you? Also who would be your favourite celebrity passenger on a road trip, and your pet peeves behind the wheel. Watch now and comment below!

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