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Articles By nick bakewell


BMW Goes Slightly Mad, Announces 4 Series Gran Coupe
BMW Goes Slightly Mad, Announces 4 Series Gran Coupe
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 8:21AM by Nick Bakewell

I think that someone, somewhere inside BMW’s striking headquarters in Munich (which is in Germany,... Read More


Report: F1 2014 Testing Day 4
Report: F1 2014 Testing Day 4
Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 9:08AM by Nick Bakewell

And so it is that the first of F1’s pre-season tests comes to a close—not with a whimper but... Read More


Report: F1 2014 Testing Day 2 & 3
Report: F1 2014 Testing Day 2 & 3
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 10:28AM by Nick Bakewell

Now that testing’s commenced, the world of F1 is once again publicly in motion. Flurries and drifts... Read More


Report: F1's First Day of 2014 Testing
Report: F1's First Day of 2014 Testing
Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 3:09PM by Nick Bakewell

Today marked the first day that 2014’s flotilla of title contenders were allowed to run on track, and... Read More


Used Car Highlight: Toyota Echo
Used Car Highlight: Toyota Echo
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 10:44AM by Nick Bakewell

Remember a while ago when I made a Read More


Ron Dennis Returns as CEO of McLaren F1
Ron Dennis Returns as CEO of McLaren F1
Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 5:19PM by Nick Bakewell

For those of us who are fans of the McLaren Formula 1 team, this past season was an exercise in what marketing... Read More


GM Blasphemes, Offers Auto 'Vette Z06
GM Blasphemes, Offers Auto 'Vette Z06
Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 1:34PM by Nick Bakewell

GM’s really gone and done it this time: they’re offering the new Corvette Z06 with an…automatic... Read More


A Plea to Automakers
A Plea to Automakers
Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 2:23PM by Nick Bakewell

Purveyors of cars, big and small, I want to have a word with you about your business models. In reading through... Read More


What's Wrong with F1?
What's Wrong with F1?
Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 4:29PM by Nick Bakewell

In a recent interview, autosport.com asked Formula 1 pundit Martin Brundle whether he saw F1 as a sport,... Read More


Party Time: Lamborghini Announces the Huracan
Party Time: Lamborghini Announces the Huracan
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 5:03PM by Nick Bakewell

Alright, everyone, put your party hats on and break out the champagne: Lamborghini has just announced the... Read More


A Missive to American Parents
A Missive to American Parents
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 2:15PM by Nick Bakewell

As I write this, it’s far too late and I should more than probably be asleep. I can’t, however,... Read More


Review: 2014 Subaru Forrester
Review: 2014 Subaru Forrester
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 12:21PM by Nick Bakewell

On a recent trip to Canada, I witnessed an egregious breakdown of common sense. Being from the south, I assumed... Read More


F1 2013 Roundup
F1 2013 Roundup
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 1:13PM by Nick Bakewell

Here we are, edging ever nearer to the end of the year, a time traditionally given over to a bit of reflection.... Read More


A Meditation on Road Trips
A Meditation on Road Trips
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:14PM by Nick Bakewell

I recently undertook my first solo-long-distance road trip (yet another chance to test the Kia; it passed),... Read More


An Open Letter to F1 Fans
An Open Letter to F1 Fans
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:08PM by Nick Bakewell

I want to discuss sportsmanship; not among sportsmen themselves, but among the fans. Colloquially,... Read More


Why You Should Drive A Car That You Like
Why You Should Drive A Car That You Like
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 2:04PM by Nick Bakewell

The world today is full of cars. So full, in fact, that we’ve altered it to suit the car, rather than... Read More


An Argument for Formula 1
An Argument for Formula 1
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 12:14PM by Nick Bakewell

This weekend marks the beginning of the end for 2013’s Formula 1 season. For those not in the know... Read More


Your Right Foot and Your Bank Balance: Driving Economically
Your Right Foot and Your Bank Balance: Driving Economically
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 11:29AM by Nick Bakewell

These are trying times for those of us fortunate enough to be able to drive cars (it may be a necessity,... Read More


In Defense of Small Cars
In Defense of Small Cars
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 4:38PM by Nick Bakewell

If you’re among the particular subgroup of people for whom driving can be more than just a necessity,... Read More


Configurator Contest!
Configurator Contest!
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 3:49PM by Nick Bakewell

As part of a bid to entice new buyers, car companies these days offer a series of “configurators”... Read More