Maintenance and Movies: Winter update on life with the Ferrari Daytona

The winter is usually a time to catch up on maintenance with the Daytona, and this winter was no exception. A surprisingly dry day with salt-free roads in January allowed me to make the short journey over to my Dad’s workshop so that our mechanic Vince could carry out a few jobs on the car. There was nothing huge… »7/30/15 8:28am7/30/15 8:28am

Mclaren's F1 GTR Wasn't Supposed To Finish Before The Customer Cars

McLaren promised not to have a factory team competing against their customers at the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans. Then came Ueno Clinic and Paul Lanzante, things changed, and McLaren’s team ended up winning the race. But there are two versions of this story. »6/19/15 7:25am6/19/15 7:25am

When A Ferrari Daytona Is A Family Car

While Goodwood’s public parking lot might appear to be full of them, as Ferrari 365 GTB/4s are getting more and more expensive every year, many of these wonderful Pininfarina creations get turned into stationery garage queens. But not this one. »4/03/15 7:36pm4/03/15 7:36pm

Ten fun classic cars that can be brought for less than £20,000

Classic cars prices have been rising fast lately, and it's not just at the top end of the market. Even cars that might have been considered more affordable, such as the Triumph TR4 and Jaguar MK II 3.8, have appreciated to the point where decent examples are out of reach of the average enthusiast, so where does this… »12/23/14 1:00pm12/23/14 1:00pm

The Drive Cult Daytona at the Journées d'Automne 2014

It was 6:50am on Saturday 18th October, and the first shards of daylight were a good 30 minutes away when I fired up the Daytona to head out the 2014 edition of the Journées d'Automne. Regular readers will recall my wife Danielle and I attended this fabulous event in 2013, although we did have some mechanical problems… »11/15/14 9:39am11/15/14 9:39am