Eleanor: a Visual Guide (Eleanor Editorial – Part II)

[For Part I of this two part editorial on Eleanor, click here] If you’re anything like me and, despite all the criticism and vilification, you’re still lovesick after a couple of decades, what will it take to get you in one of these? Turns out, A LOT. There’s five routes you can get on when … More Eleanor: a Visual Guide (Eleanor Editorial – Part II)

Editorial – The Eleanor Defense: How Greed, Arrogance and Ignorance Tainted a Masterpiece’s Legacy

For  a long, long time now – in fact, pretty much since I started Automotive Views almost a decade ago – I’ve been meaning to write a piece about a car which defined a very significant part of my little auto obsession. Don’t get me wrong, I was a car guy long before I ever … More Editorial – The Eleanor Defense: How Greed, Arrogance and Ignorance Tainted a Masterpiece’s Legacy

The Cars of Westworld Season 3 – A (fairly) Complete Analysis

By Pedro F. Westworld’s third season just ended a few days ago, having set itself as a huge shift in the show’s focus, permanently breaking the confinement of Delos’ gritty amusement parks and bringing Dolores Abernathy’s bloody robot revolution to the human world. Westworld’s third chapter, despite visually great and at times still pretty damn … More The Cars of Westworld Season 3 – A (fairly) Complete Analysis

For Sale! [April 2020 – Usable Classics Edition]

For sale! Is a – mostly – monthly feature on Automotive Views focusing on cars available for purchase in Europe. None of the ads selected are featured on this website due to any kind of sponsorship by the sellers.   “These are uncertain times” for new and classic cars alike. Nobody knows exactly what will … More For Sale! [April 2020 – Usable Classics Edition]

A Forced Hiatus

Unsurprisingly, 2020 has miserably failed to meet our expectations. At this point, AV was meant to be bringing you new and more unique kind of content with interviews, garage tours, galleries…eventually even our own little video channel with some driving impressions. Everything was lined up…and then the world gradually began to grind to a halt … More A Forced Hiatus

70’s Alternative Luxury: The Deauville and the Fidia

If you were a (very) well to do person in the 1970’s and you wanted a big sporty luxury car, you’d be spoiled for choice. The 70’s were filled with fast, stunning, exotic options for the buyer who just wanted to absolutely stunt on folks. Rolls Royce had the Silver Shadow, Jaguar the XJ12, Mercedes the 450 … More 70’s Alternative Luxury: The Deauville and the Fidia

Estoril Classics 2019 Part IV – The Parking Lots

We couldn’t bring the coverage for the 2019 Estoril Classics to a close without the traditional stroll through the parking lots of the event (both at the track and around the Concours d’Elegance). It is extremely tiresome to run around from lot to lot all day but there’s always folks coming and going and there’s … More Estoril Classics 2019 Part IV – The Parking Lots

Estoril Classics 2019 Part III – The Concours d’Elegance

One of the most enjoyable parts of the Estoril Classics event is the ACP Concours d’Elegance. Now, it’s certainly not a massive affair, but there’s always something neat parked at the Casino’s gardens. Before going any further though, a note: the weather was…unstable…to say the least. One minute the sun was shining bright and the … More Estoril Classics 2019 Part III – The Concours d’Elegance