McLaren 620R Review

About as hardcore as a road car can get, superb at the right place and time

If you’ve only just managed to get your head around McLaren’s unique model range structure, go full face-palm now, because the arrival of recent new offerings from the supercar maker signal that’s all about to change. So here then is the McLaren 620R which the company says concludes its Sports Series lineup which featured the 570, 600 and from which was also spun a pure race car in the form of the 570S GT4.

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New Merc C-Class, Track Day T.50 & How to Save 1000s during Lockdown

Plus lazyboy Hyundai EV in this essential news roundup!

Here’s round up of news from the world of cars, including the new Mercedes C-Class, a lazyboy Hyundai EV, a hard core track-day hypercar from Gordon Murray and how to save tons of money on your car whilst we’re still in lockdown.

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Maserati MC20 – How have they got it so wrong?

15092020 #BCGBulletin in which I discuss what makes supercars ‘right’

The Maserati MC20 supercar is a very important car for the luxury and performance Italian Marque, especially after its divorce from Ferrari and an effective downgrading of family group sibling Alfa Romeo. So comes what should be yet another exciting new sportscar from a famed Italian company, penned by a cool and successful designer so, well… meh?

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Should you buy… a Vector W8?

I team up with Imthishan Giado of Motoring Middle East to decide!

Kicking off a new series with Imthishan Giado of Motoring Middle East, in which we decide if you should buy a certain car. If the two of us both agree we’d buy it, you get the green light!

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Limited edition 1987 Lotus Esprit Turbo HC up for auction

This beauty is one of only 21 made with just 54k miles and no reserve

Check out this absolutely stunning 1987 Lotus Esprit Turbo HC up for sale with online classic car auctioneer, The Market. The auction runs till Monday 13th April at 7:30pm and there’s no reserve. It’s estimated to fetch Β£40,000-50,000.

I think I need to start a crowd fund to help me buy this!

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765LT is the latest new McLaren since Tuesday, I think

McLaren need to stop churning out supercars so quickly – here’s another one since I wrote that

McLaren has revealed the 765LT, another extension to extensive line-up of supercars. This features 765bhp and 800Nm of torque from its twin-turbo V8, and is capable of accelerating from 0-62mph in 2.8 seconds, and 0-124mph (200kph) in 7.2 seconds.

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New Lotus Esprit in 2021?! | Brown Car Guy 26022020

Latest Brown Car Guy Update 26022020 #BCGDaily

I’m so excited! According to a report in Autocar magazine, there will be a new Lotus Esprit – in 2021. With V6 hybrid power – from Toyota? The Esprit ran from 1976 to 2004, it’s my all-time favourite car, and we were last teased with the chance of an all-new Esprit 10 years ago when Lotus showed a raft of new concepts at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, including the Esprit – none of those happened. But this time it could be different. I’ll tell you why.

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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Lotus Evija Production facility video released

Check out this new video from Lotus showcasing it’s new Hypercar production

Lotus has released images and video of the new manufacturing facility where it will build the Evija full electric 2000bhp hypercar, which will soon being final prototype production, with customer deliveries expected in the summer.

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