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A look back at the BMW 3.0 CSL ‘Batmobile’ 0

Is there a more coveted sporting BMW than the 3.0 CSL? Perhaps, but by god it’s beautiful… The revered and iconic shape of the big BMW coupe was first sketched out on the drawing board in 1965 – the 2L coupe by Karmann. By ‘68 it had developed into the e9 chassis and production continued(…)

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(…)

Formula E nails it with this publicity stunt 0

In what can be construed as a showcase of their latest electric Grand Prix car, plus a fascinating reminder of the benefits of electric vehicle power as a concept. Formula E’s recent publicity film also pays homage to the world electric vehicles will help to protect. The short film sees a Formula E supercar go(…)

Paramedic forced to get out and guide ambulance down blocked street 0

Paramedics do a fantastic job under trying circumstances. Saving lives whilst dealing with all sorts of hindrances: drunken assaults and abuse, literally having to drive a race of life or death against the clock when emergencies are called in. Now it seems even the police are doing all they can to make the lives of(…)

Black Friday Mistakes – Servicing Stop tips on what not to do 0

It’s almost that time again. Black Friday. The most retail-heavy day of the year is back, bringing with it all the contrasting emotions that ‘making a great saving’ bring. Exhausting, isn’t it? The fear that you could be missing out on some sort of mega deal lingers throughout the day. Shoppers are driven to extreme(…)

Schumacher family hoping for medical miracle 0

The family of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are said to be praying for a ‘medical miracle’. The seven time World Champion has been unable to walk or talk following a skiing accident in 2013. Despite emerging from a coma six months after the head injury, Schumacher has been confined to a wheelchair. Despite this,(…)

Feast your eyes: The new Bentley Continental GT3 0

Sometimes words just just don’t do justice. This is one of those occasions when you should just sit back and let the truly splendid thing you’re casting your eyes upon do the talking. But this is a motoring blog so I should try I suppose. Okay, so this is the new Bentley Continental GT3 racer,(…)

Cute animal pics to cheer you up as winter looms 0

Okay, we hold our hands up, no way to sugarcoat it. This blog is about cute animals… Yes, I know we’re a car servicing provider. But even we, at Servicing Stop HQ get a bit gooey where cute animals are concerned. And as Autumn starts to bite and things get dark, cold and dingy. We(…)

Minardi: The worst Formula One team ever 0

Minardi. A name synonymous with Formula 1, but not for illustrious reasons. Never contenders, usually if you heard the name Minardi mentioned by Murray Walker et al during the commentary, it would be followed by either ‘retires’ or ‘engine failure’. Founded in 1979, the team first graced the Formula 1 circus in 1985 and found(…)

A look back at the Alfa Romeo SZ and RZ (1989 – 1994) 0

The SZ was first conceived as the ES30 design study in 1987. Later named the Sprint Zagato, it caused quite a sensation when it was released, not least because it was styled by Alfa Romeo and not Zagato as many people would logically expect. In fact, it was the controversial styling that led to the(…)