Things don’t always work out. In the car industry, just like in every other sector – and life in general – often, the plan just doesn’t come together the way people hope. Sometimes it’s a complete disaster; sometimes it’s less than that and ends up being a lesson, a learning opportunity…and other times, after the … More A (Very) Late Happy Birthday to the XJ220
After a long and unexpected break, Automotive Views is back! For the first time, we had the opportunity to enjoy the Cascais Classic Motorshow, an event set on the coastal town of Cascais, Portugal. With a very interesting set of classics on the lawn at the local racecourse (concours) and open parking spaces for private … More Automotive Views at the Cascais Classic Motorshow
So we all know buying an old luxury car on a modest budget is a bad idea…and I don’t mean bad like “oh it’s a bit of a challenge and it costs a few more bucks than expected” bad; I mean the “was I nuts??? What the hell have I done!?” kind of bad. But … More Old Luxury on a Budget: an Innevitable Disaster?
For sale! Is a monthly feature on Automotive Views focusing on cars available for purchase in Europe. None of the ads selected are featured in this blog due to any kind of sponsorship by the sellers. 1974 BMW 3.0 CSL You can’t really go wrong with an E9, they’re just beautiful cars. The 2000C and … More For Sale! [September 2014 Edition]
For sale! Is a monthly feature on Automotive Views focusing on cars available for purchase in Europe. None of the ads selected are featured in this blog due to any kind of sponsorship by the sellers. 2004 Aston Martin DBAR1 One of the lesser known yet most beautiful of the modern Aston Martins, the DBAR1 … More For Sale! [July2014 Edition]
Just before the end of last year, Automotive Views (AV) reached an important landmark; well, it’s important to a blog of this nature anyway…one hundred thousand visitors, a small number to popular blogs, but considerably relevant to me. I rarely get to update AV, once a month is usually all I manage. I keep wishing … More A Milestone
A little over a year ago I decided to write an article called The List; it featured the 20 cars I’d absolutely have to get if I had the money to spend on a “dream garage”…The article was well received and for a long time that was that, all good. But cars being one of … More The List – Part II