Classic Karachi Cab

A tribute to a taxi

Not a single plain straight panel on it, a bazillion miles over terrain that would defeat a modern SUV, on an odometer that’s probably long since given up clocking along with the rest of the instrumentation; still tackling this evening’s thunderous rain and treacherous flooding like a trooper, this ancient Datsun Sunny taxi, having long over-baked in the fierce South Asian sun, welds upon welds, constituting a hotchpotch of mix and match cannibalised and recrafted parts, keeps plying its unrelenting trade on the thankless streets of Karachi. This isn’t a classic, it’s a beaten-up and hardened old warrior that refuses to die. Salute. 

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023 Nissan Qashqai E-Power Review

It’s an EV with a Petrol Engine!

Check out my review from the European Media Launch in Sweden of the new 2023 Nissan Qashqai E-Power with an all-new extended-range style hybrid drive system which features a petrol engine aboard that acts as a power generator to charge the battery. The car is driven solely by the electric motor, however there is a very clever management of sound that simulates the feel of driving a petrol car under hard acceleration while peddling an EV most of the time. #BCGNissanQashqai

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2023 Nissan Ariya Review 

Second Full EV from Japanese Electric Car Pioneer

The Nissan Leaf, launched back in 2010, marked Nissan out as one of the major pioneers in real-world electric cars, particularly as a mainstream manufacturer. And it’s since become one of the world’s best-selling EVs, with around 600,000 sold in the dozen years it’s been around. Its air-cooled battery packs have become highly sought-after for everything from home power-reserve banks to conversions of classic cars to electric. 

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Best Car Adverts of Super Bowl 2022

Reaction Video – BMW, Nissan, General Motors

Which are the best car adverts from Super Bowl 2022 tonight? My reaction video and scores out of ten for the big budget ads from Nissan (Z car), BMW (iX) and General Motors, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger (Zeus), Salma Hayek, Mike Myers (Dr Evil & Austin Powers), Eugene Levy, Brie Larson (Captain Marvel) and Dave Bautista (Drax the Destroyer). Super Bowl’s top automotive ad breaks! What do you reckon were the best? Let me know in the comments?

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Manufacturers Combating Coronavirus + Win a Morgan!

And how you could still win a brand new Morgan

Many car manufacturers have been contributing to the fight against COVID-19 of late and have been taking measures to help protect their own staff and customers in factories, offices and dealerships. Here’s the latest news on what the car industry has been doing.

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Forget Supercars – get one of these!

Latest Brown Car Guy Update 16032020 #BCGDaily

Each week a new supercar or hypercar drops with ridiculous horsepower, shocking 0-60
times and absurd price tags – but just how relevant are they? Should manufacturers instead
be focussing on creating more accessible sports cars for those that really love driving and
could afford. Link to my latest DriveTribe feature I mentioned