Boss Babbles

The boss babbling on about the car industry and how things are not even or straight….

New Honda Civic Type R

Honda Civic Type R – 2017

With official power and torque outputs of 316bhp and 295lb-ft, the new Honda Civic Type R 2017 largely shuns the power race going on in the segment; that’s just 10bhp up on the previous Type R, and with an identical peak of torque. Then again, what the old Typ... read more....
Range Rover Velar HD

Range Rover Velar

Robert Browning and Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe must be required study at Land Rover these days as the design department's “less-is-more” ethic takes a vice-like grip. These two historic exemplars of simplicity in... read more....
Google Car on Fire in Coventry

Google Car Suicide in Coventry

Google’s self-driving car killed itself after trying to navigate the Coventry ring road, inquest hears   An inquest into the death of one of Google’s self-driving cars has ruled a verdict of su... read more....
Morgan Write Off

Engineer writes off Morgan

An engineer on a test drive of a brand new hand built car crashed it less than a mile from its factory, writing it off. The £85,000 Morgan was crashed into a driveway and a parked campervan, leaving the Aero 8’s front left wheel arch completely buckled. Wi... read more....
Formula V

Formula V – Sponsorship

Formula V - Whats is it? Formula V is 8 virtual cars driven by submitted teams across four different race series - XRace, Hot Road Cars, Classics and Whacky Racers.  Within each of these series 12 teams take... read more....

Mclaren Bonfire

Fire crews rushed to the scene at 12.20 on Sunday but by the time the blaze was extinguished there was little left of the Mclaren vehicle as most of the bodywork had melted away. Is this a Mclaren Bonfire I he... read more....