2016 Jaguar F-Pace road test review: “Grace, Space, Pace……it’s Ace”

MyCarCoach review of Jaguar F-Pace

The premium SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) market is for luxury car makers what the Oscars after-party is to celebrities: each is desperate to get in on the action. When Porsche launched their Cayenne SUV fifteen years ago they went from zero (profit) to money-making hero. Just making sports cars is like owning a selection of race horses, they may look impressive but are extremely difficult to make money from. SUVs on the other hand, can be a licence to print Read The Rest...

2016 BMW 7 Series : “If Carlsberg did Uber rides” by car finder Nick Johnson

My Car Coach review of BMW 7 Series by car finder Nick Johnson

When you hear of BMW’s 7 Series model, what do you think of? Pampered rear passengers? Or, perhaps the car from the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies?  In that movie, a 7 Series was famously used to avoid the bad guys by being driven remotely via mobile phone.  Fast forward to 2016 and in both cases you could well be talking about this latest version of BMW’s flagship.     Model tested: BMW 730d (Standard wheelbase, CO2 of 124g/km, 60 mpg and Read The Rest...

BMW i3 road test review by Nick Johnson – “Silently leading the electric car revolution”

BMW i3 road test review by Nick Johnson

Unlike Leona Lewis, cut me open and I would keep, keep, bleeding petrol, but after sampling BMW's new all-electric car, this could well be the first car to convert the petrol-head within as I shall now explain: 2014 BMW i3 Price from £24,950 (price as tested £34,150) all net of UK Government Grant of £5,000. Available: Now The BMW i3 is the first car to be launched under BMW's i-brand which will stand for a range of cars that will be powered by Read The Rest...

2012 Porsche Boxster Launch

You have to feel for Porsche; the current generation Boxster is the best roadster (2-seater convertible) on sale today yet they had to come up with a successor. So, what to do? Keep the current mechanicals and slip them into a different design? Or, undertake a thorough redesign, taking the best and bettering it?! Being German, you can guess that Porsche didn’t choose the easy option. And so, here is the all new third generation Boxster (codenamed 981), which is lighter, Read The Rest...

Goodwood Festival of Speed

This event is described as the largest motoring garden event in the world and it takes place every July in the grounds of Goodwood House, situated in East Sussex, England. The fantastic feature of this event is the sheer number of different types of cars that are brought together, from modern Formula One cars to priceless modern Supercars, together with all the important vintage racers. What really sets Goodwood apart is that not only are all these vehicles on display,  they are Read The Rest...