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The day I sold my car

Looking back at my years with Smart Roadster

Feb. 13, 2020
This week I sold my car, I now no longer own one. I look back at my years of owning a sports car, if you're looking for a reason to buy one you should check this out.

This week I sold my car, I now no longer own one. For me, this is something of a change as over the years I owned various sports cars that were like a hobby to me. My discovery of cycling and the birth of my son changed this. But if you're looking for a reason to buy a sports car, read along!

Around town in an electric car

Driving the Smart Electric Drive (EQ fortwo)

Nov. 16, 2018
For one week I drove the electric Smart EQ fortwo in and around town. I found out what it's like to drive electrically: fun!

Earlier this month I drove around town for a week in an electric vehicle, a brand new Smart Electric Drive (EQ fortwo). I used it to commute, for my daily groceries and to visit family, friends and customers. What's it like to drive a fully electric car on a daily basis?

Beast of the Green Hell

Driving the Mercedes-AMG GT R

May 31, 2017
Blog post about an amazing AMG Circuit day at the race track of Zolder, Belgium.

This month I received an invitation to join Mercedes at the Zolder circuit in Belgium to drive in "the beast". The Mercedes-AMG GT R, a furious green coloured performance car that gets its nickname from the Nürburgring where it was developed. It was an incredible experience, well worth a blog post!

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Extra sporty gauges on the dashboard: turbo pressure and engine temperature
Extra sporty gauges on the dashboard: turbo pressure and engine temperature
The G-Class Professional is pretty hardcore
The G-Class Professional is pretty hardcore "function first"
Make very - unbelievably! - sharp corners (with a turning cycle of just 6.95M)
Make very - unbelievably! - sharp corners (with a turning cycle of just 6.95M)
Automatic lights
Automatic lights
The car's interior is quite spacious - even if you're tall
The car's interior is quite spacious - even if you're tall
Driving my Smart Roadster in the Pyrenees mountains (France)
Driving my Smart Roadster in the Pyrenees mountains (France)
4.0L V8 Twin turbo AMG engine
4.0L V8 Twin turbo AMG engine
Mercedes-Benz 3-cylinder Suprex engine
Mercedes-Benz 3-cylinder Suprex engine
Driving the E63S around track surely gets the blood pumpin'...
Driving the E63S around track surely gets the blood pumpin'...
Two boxes of beer fit comfortably in the luggage compartment of the Smart
Two boxes of beer fit comfortably in the luggage compartment of the Smart
Open the cabrio roof and enjoy the weather, it's like playing outside for grown-ups (admit it: there is a child in all of us!)
Open the cabrio roof and enjoy the weather, it's like playing outside for grown-ups (admit it: there is a child in all of us!)
Smart Roadster - all black
Smart Roadster - all black
The S63s feels like a ship, a very fast one...
The S63s feels like a ship, a very fast one...
Styling on the car is mature and full of customisation options, you can have the Smart look anyway you'd like
Styling on the car is mature and full of customisation options, you can have the Smart look anyway you'd like
Micro Compact Car (MCC) from 1994
Micro Compact Car (MCC) from 1994
Heated car seats, with luxurious stitching
Heated car seats, with luxurious stitching
Breakfast at 8 am at the Zolder Circuit
Breakfast at 8 am at the Zolder Circuit
Smart EQ fortwo (with full electric drive)
Smart EQ fortwo (with full electric drive)

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