Oh No, I Bought a “New” Car: The Very Real Struggles of Bargain Hunting

I think that almost everyone has been there — searching for a cheap motor that’s going to serve you well. There are only a few people in this world who can just up & out and return with a Lamborghini. So, I’d say it’s something we’d take for granted, getting out and hunting for that…

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Llandow Circuit – A Small Track, But A Great Blast — Supercar Shootout

I’ve always been eager to try out a supercar on a racing circuit, so it goes without saying Llandow offers a great first-time experience. From the get-go, it was a rather nerve inducing excitement mix. But once the nerves passed it was as straight forward as it can be…. at least until you realise they…

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The Mazda MX-30 Isn’t Mazda’s First Venture Into Electric Vehicles

The Mazda MX-30 has recently been announced at the Tokyo Motor Show. This has finally put Mazda in the race for the perfect electric vehicle. Or, so you’d think. I was surprised to find out the MX-30 isn’t Mazda’s first attempt at an electric vehicle. Let’s go back a few years to the Demio. Or,…

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I’m a Car Guy. But I Hate Car Park Meet Ups & Stereotypes

Car Guys, more than often the first thought that would spring to mind is a person who likes to modify their car and meet up with their friends late in the evening to compare cars. I’ve always felt a little out of place. I have no idea what a car guy is supposed to be….

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An image of an automatic gear shifter from a Mazda 3

Transmission Elitism. Manual vs. Automatic… Why Do We Care?

Picture this: You’ve just passed your driving test, you’re excited to get your first car. You come across a car you really fancy, but wait, what’s that? Automatic? You immediately turn the blind eye and move onto the next advert. This is what I like to call “transmission elitism“. The sort of thing that affects…

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