During 2012, a fair number of new contributors joined the small band of bloggers on AROnline. It was nice to see some new names appear, many of whom I’m sure we’ll see all over the place for years to come. Blogs are all about opinion and feeling, and in many cases don’t reflect the editorial direction of the site as a whole – and it’s something we’ve been doing – with passion – since 2004.
May we continue to blog into the future – and hopefully more of you will come forward with some nice ones, too.
Kevin Davis, a Princess fan with a well-known ambivalence towards the Austin Ambassador, marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of his beloved wedge’s replacement.
A blog examining the possible outcomes of the launch of the MG3 and MG5 in the UK.
After buying a rough-running Rover 75 1.8, it’s hard not to be impressed by the fact that it’s running at all when we see the extent of the damage inside after taking the head off…
Kevin Davis recalls the superb Princess Club 100 Special Edition.
Car & Driver visits Longbridge, and is unconvinced by what it sees.
TV restoration shows can do so much better than this abysmal effort from Channel 5.
Driving a mid-’80s Metro City X provides a truly time-recalling experience.
A trip to China to visit the Beijing Motor Show offers the change to see the Roewes up-close and first-hand. It’s easy to see these succeeding in Europe – at the right price.
Visiting an MG dealer in Kuwait…
Kiwi Warren Loveridge goes to some lengths by pulling an all-nighter to buy a Rover 75 – but he feels he’s made the correct decision.
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.