Agreed on all points. I still think something of the British car industry could have been saved if Leyland wasn't forced to merge with BMC. If the government had simply let BMC go under, and then Leyland (then a profitable, dynamic company) could have cherry-picked the profitable operations from the bankrupt BMC and… » 10/29/14 7:24am Wednesday 7:24am

My Alfa 156 has a 6-speed, and my Jag XJ40 and (now ex-)BMW E36 have/had 5-speeds. I can say that you don't need 6 speeds, but it is nice to have. The Alfa cruises better on the motorway, but also has closer ratios in the lower gears so it zips through them a lot quicker. » 10/27/14 7:20am Monday 7:20am

Maserati Biturbo. I don't care how unreliable people say these things are. Reliability issues can be fixed if you're clever. What you have after that is a 2.0l twin-turbo V6 attached to a getrag 5-speed and RWD in an E30-sized package with options to swap in a torsen LSD and a 2.8l TT V6 :) tell me that's not cool... » 10/27/14 7:09am Monday 7:09am

Finally updated RedBubble with red outlines :)

Ages ago I did a load of outline drawings for the fun of it, and then uploaded them to RedBubble so I could get some stickers. That also means that other people can buy them if they like :) started off with whit on black, now I've got red on white :) if anyone wants anything I haven't got yet, just stick it in a reply… » 10/24/14 6:29pm 10/24/14 6:29pm

Neat :) Lotus Elan 2+2. Not sure how many they sold over in the States, but they sold a good few over here. Did really well in comparison tests as well. Check out Triggers Retro Road Tests on flickr for loads of them :) » 10/24/14 4:41pm 10/24/14 4:41pm