The Caterham Seven 620R: A Review

 

Once, long ago, a third of the way into my tenure here at Streetside, I wrote about one of my favorite cars of all time: the Caterham Seven.  It wasn’t a review, since my chances of getting behind the wheel of a Seven could only be found with an electron microscope.  This is no longer the case. Continue reading “The Caterham Seven 620R: A Review”

Andy Sheehan is a blogger, aspiring novelist, and relentless hoon. He plans to will his 2002 Subaru WRX Wagon to his firstborn, plans his daily commute around the swoop of its roads, and doesn’t plan to ever buy an automatic. A cool-car omnipath, he loves the common Mustang or Chevelle, but hunts for the weird and wonderful Velorexes and Cosmos of the autoverse. And when he can afford a garage, he’s going to turn an MX-5 into a race car.

All the Selfish Reasons to Support the GVT OX Project

The Global Vehicle Trust's OX

Legendary F1 design wizard Gordon Murray and saintly British philanthropist Sir Torquil Norman have teamed up to build the GVT OX, a revolutionary, low-cost, flat-pack truck to aid the developing world.  It’s rugged, simple to maintain and repair, and can be assembled by three trained people in just twelve hours.  It can traverse rough and rutted dirt roads with ease and can transport thirteen people.  And if it gets funded and built en masse, it could drastically improve life and work for people living in rural areas of developing nations.  But we’ll let those goody two-shoes (two shoeses?) worry about the underprivileged.  The OX would be great for us selfish, pompous first-worlders, too!  Here’s why. Continue reading “All the Selfish Reasons to Support the GVT OX Project”

Andy Sheehan is a blogger, aspiring novelist, and relentless hoon. He plans to will his 2002 Subaru WRX Wagon to his firstborn, plans his daily commute around the swoop of its roads, and doesn’t plan to ever buy an automatic. A cool-car omnipath, he loves the common Mustang or Chevelle, but hunts for the weird and wonderful Velorexes and Cosmos of the autoverse. And when he can afford a garage, he’s going to turn an MX-5 into a race car.