The new Land Rover Discovery is basically a cruise ship. It is properly, truly, fantastically enormous. They call it “mid-size”, and technically that’s appropriate since it is slightly smaller than the “daddy”, the -classic- RR but still, for some reason, this felt a lot bulkier and taller than any other Range Rover I’ve driven. Dream … More Flabbergasted Drive → LR Discovery: 1st Impression
It’s a tough job, this. Ok, no. It really isn’t, it’s great, but it is more complicated than you would think because, I’ve said this over and over again and I’ll never stop repeating myself, this is a writing job. Sometimes I spend days, weeks actually, agonizing over words and synonyms to use and their … More Flabbergasted Drive → Ice Driving with Nokian Tyres
Norway is a place from outer space. This northern, electric, incredibly expensive Scandinavian country breeds images of peace and tranquility. When most people think of Norway the first frames in their mind will include salmon, snow, possibly vikings and, may I add? One slight contradiction. Norway is perceived to be one of the greenest countries on … More Flabbergasted → Porsche Center Son (NO)
On March 12 1947, in the afternoon, the man himself, Enzo Ferrari fired up the 1500cc 12-cylinder engine in the 125S and went for a test drive. The second he left the factory in Maranello, he probably had no idea. History was being made, the legend began. text & photo credit: Ale Renesis Ferrari … More Flabbergasted→ Happy Birthday, Ferrari!
In the unlikely event of your ever needing to know the average number of gear shifts for each lap, for each driver, during the Monaco GP is around 60. That’s more than 4,600 for the entire race. To any reasonable soul, this may sound like pointless trivia, it’s chit-chat, prattle, tittle-tattle. Cheap conversation you may … More Flabbergasted News → SIAM 2017 Monaco
I’m still in London. I’ve been here for a few days and I’ll be here for a few more days. I’m here because my tribe on GAME CHANGERS, I mentioned it here before, is doing well and I, along with other tribe leaders whose tribes have been doing good, have been invited to a party … More Flabbergasted London → MINI Park Lane
I knew the situation was serious when Tall Girl was surprised I’d have to give the car back. She asked, “What do you mean give it back?”, “Yes” I said “I’m driving it back to Milan next week, it’s not mine, it’s a press car.”. Aw. She said. She liked it. They all did and … More Flabbergasted Drive → Peugeot RCZ-R