Relay car theft caught on CCTV 0

Behold car crime of the future… A security camera has captured the moment two thieves steal a Mercedes from outside the owner’s house without either having to force entry or steal the owner’s keys. The car is pinched using a technique known as ‘relay theft’. It involves one person standing at the victim’s front door(…)

A look back at the Nissan 300ZX (1984 -1989) 0

It was natural that Nissan would want to build upon the success of the 260ZX. This came in the form of the 300ZX, an updated expansion of the former. The modern new styling didn’t catch the public’s imagination however, neither did its relatively zippy quick turbo form. The general consensus was that Nissan had moved(…)

Man who forgot where he parked reunited with car 20 years later 0

Frankfurt 1997 – man reports his car as stolen to the police. Frankfurt 2017 – man reunited with his car after it is finally tracked down. Turns out it wasn’t stolen after all, the owner had just forgotten where he parked twenty years ago. Assuming it had been the victim of thieves, the man had(…)

The best Range Rover money can buy 0

The potential customer list for these will be limited, most likely oil sheiks, former prime ministers, successful hip hop artists, criminals – anyone with more wonga than they know what to do with is what I’m getting at. Yes, we’re talking about the new Range Rover flagship vehicle – the SVAutobiography. If you want one(…)

Tips how to deter keyless car thieves 0

Last month, I blogged about a new spate of keyless car thefts involving ‘relay boxes’. The concept involves two opportunistic thieves working in tandem. A vehicle is targeting on the owner’s driveway. One thief stands by the driver’s door while the other positions themself outside the house front door. Both carry ‘relay boxes’. With the(…)

Servicing Stop tips on how to change your brake fluid 0

You should change your brake fluid every 24 months or 24,000 miles (whichever comes first). Any longer and the water content in the fluid will become too high. If you’re thinking of doing it yourself, here are some tips: First you’ll need to flush the system. Use a container to drain off the fluid. You’ll(…)

Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1 0

Exciting motorsport news! Alfa Romeo has announced it is to return to Formula 1 for the first time since 1985. The iconic Italian outfit has signed a deal with Sauber, thus strengthening the already firm link between Ferrari and the Swiss based Sauber – a sister brand of Fiat owned Alfa Romeo. Both Fiat and(…)