Lotus Exige S Review

It’s been a lifelong dream of mine to drive a Lotus and I recently achieved this dream after being handed the keys to a Series 2 Lotus Exige S for a day.  I’ve always admired Lotus founder Colin Chapman’s passion for building lightweight cars, believing that weight is the enemy of performance.  It’s amazing to... Continue Reading →

Ford Escort RS Cosworth

The Ford Escort RS Cosworth was a rally homologation special built to qualify for the Group A World Rally Championship.  From 1992-1996, it was available as a road car and featured a Cosworth tuned engine with coach building by Karmann.  It was powered by a 2.0 litre 16 valve 4 cylinder turbocharged engine.  Early examples... Continue Reading →

Jaguar XJR-15

The Jaguar XJR-15 was produced between 1990 and 1992 by Jaguar Sport, with the intention of the car being a racer for the road.  Jaguar Sport was a joint venture between Jaguar and Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR).  Fifty-three examples of the XJR-15 were built, with the first 26 built as road cars and the last... Continue Reading →

Nissan 300ZX Steve Millen Edition

In 1995, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the original 1970 Datsun 240Z sports car, Nissan released the Steve Millen Edition Z32 300ZX.  Limited numbers were built with the US receiving the twin turbo version and Australia receiving 40 of the non turbo version. New Zealand born Steve Millen provided the inspiration for the Anniversary... Continue Reading →

Toyota 86 Racing Series Car Review

The Toyota 86 Racing Series is a one make series that started in 2016.  Affordability is the key to the series with a target price of approximately $70,000 to get a car track prepared.  It’s aimed at giving younger drivers with limited budgets an opportunity to compete in motorsport.  Given that the Toyota 86 series... Continue Reading →

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