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MOTORING LIFE & CAR MEMORIES

Celebrating the MGB at 60

This year marks six decades since the debut of one of the classic car world’s most popular models - the brilliant MGB. So it’s only right that we take a look back at the key developments over those 60 years, and remember just why enthusiasts love the B so...

Remembering the Ford Mondeo

Once a huge seller for Ford, the Mondeo has been with us for three decades. But the popularity of the SUV and changing buyer tastes have seen cars like this struggle for sales, and this family and fleet favourite is about to come to end. By the time you...

The Professionals: Top Ten Cars

The iconic Ford Capri is the most famous car driven by William Bodie, but there are plenty of other vehicles which may have slipped our memories over the four decades since the show first aired. Here’s our friends at Lancaster Insurance’s Top Ten cars from The Professionals. For fans of...

The Sweeney: Top Ten Facts

The Ford Granada celebrates its 50th birthday in March, and it remains famous for one television show – The Sweeney. Here’s our friends at Lancaster Insurance’s Top Ten facts about The Sweeney.  Some people might suggest that the most renowned vehicle in The Sweeney is a Consul GT. But in terms...

How long before the manual gearbox disappears?

Mercedes-Benz is planning to phase-out the manual gearbox in its future models, and to be honest we don’t really know how we feel about that. Chris Randall explains... In more than thirty years of driving I’ve owned cars with both manual and automatic transmissions, and I must admit to having...

A double helping of GTS

Porsche are the masters of enhancing the desirability of their cars, and for decades one badge has been doing just that. And 25 years ago it also marked the end for the 928. As a Porsche enthusiast you’ll be familiar with the GTS badge, one that’s affixed to a number...

Top Ten Facts: The Italian Job

The Italian Job was not the most successful British film of 1969. It was released on the 5th of June and became the 14th most popular cinema feature of that year, with the number one place occupied by Carry On Camping. However, frequent screenings on television created its legacy to...

Top Ten Facts: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Its one of the most famous film cars on the planet but did you know there's more to the iconic movie Chitty Chitty Bang Bang than you realise... The recent passing of Sally Anne Howes has transformed this ‘Top Ten’ into a tribute to her most famous screen appearance. Chitty...

Greatest motoring hits of 1992

Here at Mike Brewer Motoring, we're ringing in the New Year with a look back at the cars that first hit our roads three decades ago. If you liked supercars or a touch of luxury then 1992 was something of a vintage year in the motoring world, although a smattering...

Mike Brewer takes a trip down memory lane with Drive Dad’s Car

We love driving classics and at Drive Dad’s Car, you can treat someone to a cracking motoring experience for Christmas. Here at Mike Brewer Motoring, we love a car museum, and back in May a new one arrived on the scene. Located in the scenic Derwent Valley in Derbyshire, the...
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