There's no doubt the new car market in the UK is going to change for ever post CV-19 but I don't think electric cars are the answer in terms of both reducing CO2 and what people should actually be buying.
The XJ series of the Jeep Cherokee arrived in the eighties and was an incredibly successful model for Chrysler and it was was originally marketed as a Sportswagon, effectively making it the world's first Sports Utility Vehicle. This review features the exclusive 4.0litre Wagoneer Limited version and was one of the first Cherokees to arrive in Europe in 1988. It is now for sale with The Hairpin Company.
My top tips for choosing the right car in the classifieds plus some of my best buys right now. I also explain why I sold my Zonda, which seems to continue to puzzle many viewers!
After many years keeping my own fleet of classic and moderns in ready-to go-condition, here are my top tips for successful car storage. Be that over the winter months, or during this current lockdown period.
Originally built in 1966, the MGB GT LE is the ultimate edition of this pretty MG Coupe yet few even know of this model's existence. Find out more in this detailed review of this 160mph MG road stormer.
Having swapped garages, I thought this would a good time to update viewers on what videos to expect over the next few weeks while we all remain in lockdown.
The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante is Aston's most expensive regular production model as well as its most powerful with 715bhp and 900Nm of torque. It can do 211mph top up or down but what's it like to drive? Find out here..
Tesla Model 3 Performance real world review. Includes doing big, 300mile+ trips on motorways and using Tesla's dedicated supercharger network to see if I really could live with an electric car.
The Lancia Fulvia Sport 1600 was built by Zagato and was the fastest Fulvia of all when it launched in 1972. I've owned this example for a year and this video includes doing a power-run on the engine and carrying out some bodywork repairs.
The Audi Quattro celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and this ur-quattro was one of the very first delivered new to a UK customer back in April 1981. Here, I look back to the time it was launched and do a drive review on some of my favourite roads. I'm afraid this video is slightly compromised video after I lost all the alternative interior driving clips and tracking footage before doing the edit, so the video features my ugly mug when driving rather more than I'd like!
The new 2020 BMW X5 45e can do a claimed 54 miles on electric power only, thanks to its big 24KWh battery, which is more than other rival PHEV SUV on sale today. But what I wanted to know is this a better option for most buyers than buying a pure electric car? Find out here..
It's time to bolt the Lamborghini V12 engine from my Espada back together again. With new, bespoke pistons and all new bearings, watch how Iain Tyrrell and his team begin the process of building the engine back up again.
Only 214 Audi Sport Quattro Group B homologation specials were built in period and of those, just 164 were road-going examples. With 306bhp from its 2.1litre turbocharged engine, it was a 155mph monster that could dispatch the 0-60mph sprint in just 4.8secs. Find out why I think it's the ultimate Group B road car here..
The 992 version of Porsche 911 was launched in 2019. with 450bhp from it's twin-turbo 3.0 engine, it's very quick but is it easy to live with and still a true 911?
The SVX Concept Spectre Defender I used to own was sold last year to 007 Elements, owners of a new facility at the top of a mountain in Sölden in Austria dedicated to all things Bond.
It's also where the snowy scenes in 'Spectre' were filmed, hence why the Spectre Defender is on display there.
Given this was a Bond mission, it only seemed right to take my Lotus Esprit Turbo on this trip
Jaguar I-Pace real-world review after 2500miles of EV motoring. Video includes a test of real-world battery range vs predicted battery range, using the UK's high-speed charging network and what happens next when the Jaguar I-Pace's battery range reaches zero.
The Porsche Carrera GT was first shown in concept form in September 2000 and I was there. This video gives you an insight of that amazing reveal and then what's it like to drive on road and how it compares to its rivals, including the McLaren F1.
Living with a Lamborghini Huracan evo Spyder over the past few weeks revealed some serious flaws, which has often been the way with Lamborghini supercars. There was still plenty to enjoy, though as you're about to find out. (I should add the seats go further back in the Coupe version of the Huracan, making it more suitable for taller drivers)
Here's the cost breakdown revealing what I spent in 2019 keeping my fleet of 20 cars and 16 bikes up to scratch for Harry's Garage. The plan was to spend less than last year but I didn't quite manage it. Maybe 2020 will come in under budget.
Is a PHEV hybrid better than a pure electric car in the real world for most people? That's what I'm keen to find out and in this video I also explain why there will be a tsunami of PHEV and BEV arriving in car showrooms from 2020 on.
The engine in my Lamborghini Espada is currently undergoing a full rebuild after it started losing cooling water when we were on the Lamborghini Espada 50th tour last September. Here in part 4, the components are back from cleaning and machining and Iain explains how we can make the engine closer to Miura spec.
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