I fell in love with the original Suzuki Swift Sport. Its 1.6-litre engine might not have been the last word in refinement, but the chassis was joyously chuckable and the whole was so much more than the sum of its parts that you could forgive its slightly cheap interior andRead More →

We’d already dropped the tyre pressures of our highly modified Toyota pickups from 30psi to just 3psi, flattening their sidewalls until their footprints were more than twice their normal width and three times their normal length. And yet, despite the fact that the vehicles we were driving had been modifiedRead More →

There is much more to Arctic Trucks than Top Gear. While the Icelandic company received a welcome boost in 2007 after supplying Jeremy Clarkson with a bright red pickup with which to drive to the North Pole, its prowess in providing mobility solutions for extreme environments was already well-proven: polarRead More →

The Suzuki Jimny might well be the most eagerly anticipated new car of 2019. This is certainly the case for those of us who hold the old model, which had been in production for a whopping 20 years, in such high esteem. It was worth the wait because the newRead More →

Our Arctic Truck managed everything at an amble, its long-travel suspension and wide, aggressively cut mud tyres enabling it to traverse everything the Alps could throw at us with little drama Read More →

A visit to the Mecum Car Auction should be on the bucket list of every motoring enthusiast. It is fair to say that out of the 50 states that make up North America, the one that most epitomises the classic, traditional image of the good ol’ U S of A,Read More →

Realise your dream with an iconic French driving holiday Few places are as idyllic as the French Riviera, a place where rain doesn’t seem to exist and the long coastal roads are just waiting to be explored. Needless to say, it is a dream destination for any motoring enthusiast whoRead More →

When it comes to the best in British motoring, the meaning of luxury has always been defined as Rolls-Royce, says Mark Williams Long before brand marketing became a ‘thing’, brand names were simple; it was your family name. It is easy to forget that Rolls-Royce, although now part of the globalRead More →

A road trip across the famous Route 66 is a rite of passage for many a traveller and a holiday unlike any other Historic Route 66 was one of the original highways in the United States and begins in Chicago, Illinois. Its traditional starting point is on the shores of LakeRead More →