Lamborghini Huracán – Is This Progress?

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[hr] [dropcap]Q[/dropcap]uestion: How many country and western singers does it take to change a light globe? Answer: 100. 1 to actually change it and 99 to sing about how good the old one was. Here’s another question…… Why is that we all have a tendency to turn into country and western singers when a new … Continue reading “Lamborghini Huracán – Is This Progress?”

Thursday Snippets – Frankfurt and non

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The Frankfurt Motor Show is on again. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes because the Frankfurt Motor Show is like a small city unto itself. I’m quite sure it’s bigger than the central business district here in Hobart. When I visited Frankfurt, in 2009, there were nine display halls. Each hall was massive. Some contain … Continue reading “Thursday Snippets – Frankfurt and non”

How Lamborghini made Saab the biggest automotive insurance risk in Australia

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It’s the 1980s. There’s no internet so teenage petrolheads in Australia all read Wheels magazine to get their automotive kicks. There are all manner of car stories, interesting or otherwise, but as interesting as the stories might be, they are matched or sometimes outdone by the advertisements slotted in between them. There were few ads … Continue reading “How Lamborghini made Saab the biggest automotive insurance risk in Australia”

Are Supercars Getting Too Vulgar?

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I hate being Mr Negative-Pants, but some of the images I’m seeing at the start at the Geneva Motor Show are making me a little uneasy. I subscribe to the Richard Hammond theory that supercars are meant to be stupendous, they’re meant to be an event. But isn’t this going a little too far? This … Continue reading “Are Supercars Getting Too Vulgar?”