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Inside Koenigsegg – Perfect Paint

It’s good to be back home after a few days away. While I was gone, though, I missed out on posting Episode 3 of the Inside Koenigsegg series from Youtube. This episode takes you into the paint shop for a good look at the preparation...

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Gallery: My garage

Part 2 of 2 in the “can’t get much PC-time this week so I’m posting lame-ass galleries series” A short retrospective of the cars that I’ve owned since I started writing about Saab and cars in general, back in 2005. If I were to pick...

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Gallery: Saab PhoeniX Concept pictures

Mrs Swade and I are playing tourguide this week to some friendly Canadians so new postings here will be sporadic at best. I thought a little visual fun might be in order. I’ve dug out these images from Geneva 2011, the first appearance of Jason...

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Movies: Life of Pi

That Life of Pi is a film well worth your time and money is without question. It’s a visual feast as well as an entertaining, engaging story. The best bit? Apart from a brief cameo from Gerard Depardeu, there’s not a star in sight except...

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Mazda and Fiat ink deal for MX-5 based Alfa Romeo Spider

Take that non-binding MoU and bind it, baby!! The most desirable car to be released in 2015 is now official. Mazda and Alfa Romeo will cooperate on the design of the coming Alfa Romeo Spider using the next generation MX-5 as a base architecture. There’s...

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3 years on – Saab Support Convoys

It’s January 17, 2013, here in Australia and three years ago, on January 17, 2010, Saab’s fate was hanging in the balance. General Motors seemed determined to close Saab down and Spyker were equally as determined to buy the company. As a community, we were...

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Movies: Les Misérables

I know I’m a little late on this one. It’s been out for a few weeks now, but we only saw it tonight because it was a charity event and the date was set. Better late than never. I should disclose at the outset that...

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Detroit – Interiors and the Lincoln MKC

Continuing my scant coverage of the most interesting Detroit Auto Show in years…… I’ve always felt that the interior of a car was crucial to its success – it’s where you spend all of your time, after all. So many car companies have been guilty...