Retro Cars

Edition38 2015

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Edition38 2015 When I was a kid, every year I made the annual pilgrimage to RunToTheSun in Newquay, Cornwall. Back then it was a VW event and predominantly air cooled. These days, I’m older with kids and sadly haven’t been for a good few years. It’s Lucky for me then that a few years ago […]

Retro Cars

Are You Even Retro Though?

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Are you even retro though? Retro cars are my thing. I love them, all shapes and sizes, good and bad. A while ago I came across OhSoRetro (@ohsoretroevents) on Twitter & Instagram and started following. They spoke my language, were big retro car fans, had great vibe and a big following of like minded people. […]

New Cars

2015 Mazda MX5 test drive…..at Goodwood!

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The all new 2015 MX5 is a really cool little car. I used to have a MK1 until earlier this year when i sold it and immediately regretted doing so. My MK1 had a great chassis, great engine, perfect dynamics and was just fun personified. These days, lots of manufacturers trade on brand heritage and talk […]

New Cars

Get ready for Peugeot at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed!

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A Peugeot won the first-ever recorded motor sport event and has since won many, many more At this year’s Festival of Speed, Peugeot’s sporting anniversaries are saluted Latest designs take a prominent role including a public world debut Peugeot has an extensive and celebrated history, producing vehicles since 1890 with more than 65 million built. […]

Retro Cars

Skull and Pistons Garage………..the next big thing.

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Skull and Pistons Garage, the next big thing. We recently had the pleasure of joining the Skull and Pistons Garage launch party and the unveiling of their first project at the legendary Ace Cafe. Skull and Pistons Garage are headed up by alluring, charismatic co owners Helen and Steve. Their approach to the custom scene […]

Motorcycles

Motolegends are giving away a Triumph Scrambler!

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Win our very own replica of the Triumph that David Beckham rode up the amazon What’s this all about? Shortly after the TV documentary about David Beckham’s trip to the Amazon had aired, we decided it would be fun to create our own replica of his bike. We thought it was a cool looking machine […]

Retro Cars

Piloti. Form and Function.

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Piloti. Form and Function Piloti driving shoes have always been designed for drivers who need a superior quality, high-performance shoe for heel-and-toe and other fancy footwork. What makes their footwear truly passion-worthy is the unique styling and everyday comfort, coupled with high performance design. Race, ride or stride – Piloti has it all. Founded in […]

Retro Cars

Saving the world one Porsche at a time.

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“Well that wasn’t what I expected”, I mumbled to myself as i left the Retro Restorer premises. I had met Nash on Twitter where he posts as @porsche944resto. He has a solid following, posts up current projects, advice and is generally a really nice, helpful guy. In one of our exchanges I realised he was […]

New Cars

The Kia Optima 3. Unsung hero or close but no cigar?

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‘It’s certainly a handsome car’ I thought as i approached the Kia Optima for the first time. When you consider the company car sector, there are a few names that always crop up. BMW, Audi, Vauxhall, Ford, Mazda and so on. Kia is not one of those names that crops up in company car circles. […]

New Cars

Renault UK Clio Cup…….some like it hot.

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If you like your racing fast and furious, the Renault UK Clio Cup is right up your street. Race cars are based on the wild Clio Renaultsport 200 Turbo EDC road car, tuned to put out 220 bhp and a constant 270Nm torque from it’s 4 cylinder turbo engines. The cars also benefit from an aero […]