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…

Wife takes a Joyride. Popularises the motorcar – Bertha Benz

A reenactment of Bertha's road trip. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

Authors note: When the founder of The Mechanists, Hedi Sersoub, tasked me with writing a piece on an influential woman in automotive design and engineering, my mind drew a blank. I had barely heard of such a figure and, yet, it never occurred to me that there might be one. Most, if not all, influential…

The Most Extreme Jaguar in Wales / Project 8

As the season is changing faster than ever, I remember that not so long ago I was on a sun-filled trip exploring North East of Wales, hosted by my friends at Jaguar. A true celebration of British lifestyle and heritage, we took to the scenic roads of the local countryside in the new XE SV…