Flabbergasted Drive → Cure to Boredom (Pajero 100th anniversary edition)

I’ve recently picked up a black off-roader, it’s a press car, I’m really fond of it and I’ll keep it for a few weeks. On paper, there are issues. For starters, it’s a diesel, which as we are repeatedly told it’s the work of the devil and whoever drives a diesel these days, we’re told, … More Flabbergasted Drive → Cure to Boredom (Pajero 100th anniversary edition)

Flabbergasted Drive → Mercedes-Benz CLS (3° gen)

Oltre che connesso, dinamico, globale e altri centomila termini di marketing e non che potremmo utilizzare, il mondo è più che altro fluido. Tra rosso e blu si sono infilate variazioni che prima non c’erano o non venivano considerate. Nel mondo auto, ad esempio, parlare di segmenti e tipologia di auto in gamma ormai è … More Flabbergasted Drive → Mercedes-Benz CLS (3° gen)

Flabbergasted Events → Geneva 2018 Pt.2 Aston Martin Valkyrie

The latest James Bond is by far and away the most discussed in the history of the character. And the most successful. But while the first statement is just an assessment, the second one is closer to an actual fact. The four 007 installments starring Daniel Craig accumulated a whopping 3,2 billion dollars at the … More Flabbergasted Events → Geneva 2018 Pt.2 Aston Martin Valkyrie

Flabbergasted Events → Geneva 2018 Pt.1 w/McLaren

Just back from the Geneva Motor Show and, well, you gotta start somewhere so let’s start big. With McLaren. McLaren introduced the Senna. The Senna is essentially a track hypercar. It has a 4-litre twin-turbo V8 capable of 800PS and 800Nm, which translates into an astonishing power-to-weight ratio of 668PS-per-tonne (659bhp). Nought to 124mph (0-200km/h) is … More Flabbergasted Events → Geneva 2018 Pt.1 w/McLaren

Flabbergasted Events → The Grand Tour pub at Automobility LA ’17

I feel like I need to apologize in advance because I know that my narrative for this piece isn’t exactly going to be fluid. It began in London, in 2008. I was a young ‘un back then, a teenager basically. It was only my second visit, and I was alone and I didn’t know anybody … More Flabbergasted Events → The Grand Tour pub at Automobility LA ’17