Until a few months ago, I assumed my local ‘car scene’ didn’t exist. It was lost long ago, I thought, its reputation irreparably tarnished by attention-hungry teens in questionably modified French hatchbacks. Not so. As it turns out, it might be stronger than ever.
The Mk.4 Golf may not be among the most revered cars to emerge from Wolfsburg, but it may well deserve a second chance. Peter Jackson investigates.
According to a recent survey conducted by this site, 65% of people are sceptical that the latest measures introduced to combat motorists’ mobile phone use will be effective - and believe more needs to be done to deal with the issue.
Since its first running in 2013, Drift Matsuri has fast become one of the UK’s most well-loved drift events.
Driver Involvement vs Speed
What’s more important: driver involvement or outright speed? This is a question which is becoming increasingly relevant in today’s age of engine downsizing and electric power steering. Some manufacturers seem to be pursuing sheer speed – each one of their new models 0.2 of a second quicker here and a fraction faster there. But is there really any need for this?
With the millennium approaching the end of the Mini looked nigh, but thanks to some clever engineering and a change in marketing, the late Mk7 Minis would help to change the fortune of the brand for years to come.
64% of people ‘do not care’ about the VW dieselgate scandal, and would still buy one of their cars despite the recent controversy, according to a survey conducted by this site.
Car Buying Survey: The Results
Driving enjoyment is the single most important factor in the purchase of a new car amongst enthusiasts. In a recent survey conducted by this site, 64% of people asked said that they put driving enjoyment above all other factors when considering which car to purchase.