The Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013: ‘A Champagne day out’

My Car Coach review of Goodwood Festival of Speed review by Nick Johnson

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is now in its 20th year and is recognised as the largest motoring garden party in the world but, it has become so much more that that and is now firmly ingrained into the summer social scene much like Wimbledon and Henley Regatta. Lord March is the lucky man who just happens to have a race track running through his family seat at the Goodwood Estate and once a year he invites car manufacturers, exhibitors and Read The Rest...

2012 Porsche Boxster “The best just got better” test review by Nick Johnson

My Car Coach Porsche Boxster review by Nick Johnson

The new Porsche Boxster has arrived and this time it promises to not only have the same market-leading driving dynamics it has always had but finally combines these with the looks that the car always deserved. Fancy a mini Carrera GT? Well read on as this could well be your chance!   2012 Porsche Boxster S (PDK transmission) Price: From £38,237 (as tested £52,905) Availability: Now. Back in 1993 in the middle of a winter storm in Detroit, where journalists and auto executives huddled into Read The Rest...

2012 Fiat Panda “Value priced, Finest feeling” test review by Nick Johnson

MyCarCoach review of Fiat Panda by Nick Johnson

Much in the way that the supermarkets have a ‘value’ range, the Fiat Panda has always been something of an essential no-frills car. Previously, what it lost out in seemingly being designed with a ruler, it made up for in dependable charm. Now there’s a new model and it promises, according to Fiat’s boss Olivier François, to be “the official car for doing whatever the hell you like”. But can ‘Value’ still cut it in a market full of ‘Finest’ Read The Rest...