New Cars

Customer Service – Love your customers!

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Customer service; the assistance and advice provided by a company to those people who buy or use its products or services I’ve spent quite a few years in the motor trade in various roles. I started in the ‘90’s as a junior car sales person and worked for various dealers, representing various marques over the […]

Retro Cars

Porsche 924 Doubloon – Project Phoenix

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There are rare cars and there are rare cars. Consider the Jaguar XJ220 with only 271 ever produced, that’s pretty rare. Take for example the beautiful Lamborghini LP400 with only 158 ever made, that’s rare. Both are practically full on, mass produced cars when compared to the Porsche 924 Doubloon. This is a car so […]

New Cars

Morgan Motor Cars – it’s just so British.

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I recently asked Morgan Motor Cars if it was possible to have a factory tour at their wonderful facility in ‘Malvern’. ‘Of course Morgan said, ‘we are more than happy to help out’ This was great news as it would give me the opportunity to not only see the cars still being traditionally hand built […]

Electric Vehicles

Volvo XC90 – T8 Twin Engine R-Design

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I never quite got to grips with the older ‘Boxy’ XC90 – so, when Volvo announced that they were going for a bold new move on updating the old model – I was a little worried that it would be no more than some new door handles and a new lighting system. So, when I […]

New Cars

Jaguar F type R Convertible. One of those rare moments

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Jaguar F type R convertible. I’ve said it before but some days are better than others. BlackTopMedia recently had a particularly good day……..actually, the kind of day that you might only have a handful of in your entire life. The reason we had such a good day is that we got let loose in the […]

New Cars

Skoda Octavia VRS 4×4 Diesel video review

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Our friend and contributor Hannah, also know as @femalemechanic on twitter, has been out in the Skoda Octavia VRS 4×4 Diesel. We’ve had a brief go in the same car ourselves and think she’s pretty spot on with her appraisal! Have a look for yourself and tell us if you agree……