Category Archives: On The Road

ON THE ROAD- 75 Classics Take To The Hills of Wicklow for E Fox Engineers’ 75th Birthday

E Fox Engineers are well known in Irish motoring circles.  Their sponsorship of the Mondello Bridge and subsequently of the Formula Vee championship, allied to their setting up of a shop in the Mondello paddock, ensured that both racers, bikers, drifters and fans were aware of them and their business. Similarly, their attendance at classic car events and their now

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ON THE ROAD- ASTON MARTIN TO OPEN SILVERSTONE TEST CENTRE

Aston Martin Lagonda today announces two important new additions to its UK site operations. The Aston Martin Test and Development Centre at Silverstone will become a new hub for prototype vehicle testing, focused on chassis dynamics and high-speed handling. Concurrently announced is the creation of a central London office providing conveniently located space for meetings and events. Commenting on these

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ON THE ROAD- ROLLS-ROYCE HOSTS INAUGURAL ‘CARS AND COGNAC’ MEET

Rolls-Royce has had the pleasure of conveying some of the world’s most powerful, influential and remarkable men and women since its inception in 1904. Continuing in this vein, last Friday Rolls-Royce gathered an eminent group of individuals for the world’s first ‘cars and cognac’ assembly; an occasion that truly was the Rolls-Royce of car meetings. Patrons of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

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ON THE ROAD- VOLKSWAGEN SNAPSHOT COMPETITION RETURNS

The Volkswagen Snapshot Competition, powered by The Snapys, is back for its second year. The Instagram based contest encourages photography enthusiasts to discover their creativity and upload photos to Instagram using the #VWSnapshot hashtag along with their chosen category hashtags. The categories for this year’s competition are ‘Design’, ‘Light’, ‘Roadtrip’, ‘Technology’ and ‘Volkswagen.’ For a full list of details and

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ON THE ROAD- Bridgestone’s “ologic technology” goes into sport mode

Bridgestone, the world’s number one tyre and rubber company[1], continues its successful partnership as the sole tyre supplier for the sporty new BMW i3s. After proving their ability to meet the demands of an electric-powered vehicle with their fitting for the BMW i3, Bridgestone and BMW Group continue their partnership. Designed to be sporty The new tyres respond to some

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ON THE ROAD- GREATEST EVER TV CAR ADVERTS

Automotive expert HPI has revealed the top ten list of TV car adverts following a poll amongst its team of motoring editors and analysts. Derren Martin, head of current valuations at HPI, said: “Over the years we’ve seen some outstanding, memorable car adverts ranging from the epic and Hollywood blockbuster-esque to the more subtle and clever. Sometimes they are funny, some are

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ON THE ROAD- LEGENDARY McLAREN F1 GTR ‘LONGTAIL’ RACING LIVERY FOR BESPOKE COMMISSION 675LT

Any McLaren 675LT is a very special car that already stands out from the crowd, although if a customer desires something even more dramatic – and even more exclusive – McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is on hand to ensure that bespoke requirements are met, no matter how complex. Challenged to produce a road-going homage to the McLaren F1 GTRs that

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