The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game There is a saying that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. While that makes for a great saying, it might be a weak defence in a court of law. Inventors have long filed patents on designs, creations and all manner of things in order to protect them from prying eyes. Not…

Door dropping ownership

Quirky cars aren’t always known to be that good. Every now and again, there are cars that do have something that is suitably different, that can polarise opinion and lately, it has been BMW. Although it turns out, this has always been their way. Welcome to the BMW Z1. In a previous life, I was…

Perfectly Formed

Why can’t we have decent car names anymore? They can’t all be used up and taken, surely. I saythis purely selfishly as I have fallen slightly for a dainty Italian creature.And it is an Alfa Romeo. And why not? They have been building sports cars longer than anyone else in Italy. Since 1910,they have managed…

The One

Buying a classic car is sometimes an easy choice. You know what you are looking for, the makeand model but do you get the car you want or the car you deserve? Rob knew he wanted a Lotusand then, Bev came into his life. “I wasn’t specifically looking for an Elite but I knew I…

The Value of memories

The value of memories ‘It is the one that I have created the most memorable memories with.’Succinctly concluding our conversation, Frank Cassidy has answered a question he has beenasked on many occasions.Frank is a devout Porsche collector. He is not a garage queen investor, but a driver and modifier ofhis cars. The modifications he makes…