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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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Who needs a boat trailer anyway?
Who needs a boat trailer anyway?
Smart Roadster steer - notice the F1-style gear flaps
Smart Roadster steer - notice the F1-style gear flaps
The S63s is very comfortable for its passengers and there is plenty of space
The S63s is very comfortable for its passengers and there is plenty of space
Smart fortwo cabrio in green
Smart fortwo cabrio in green
Smart Roadster - all black
Smart Roadster - all black
Quick access to the trunk is possible through the window, in addition to the flip-down hatch
Quick access to the trunk is possible through the window, in addition to the flip-down hatch
The smart cockpit - with lots of buttons
The smart cockpit - with lots of buttons
Smart Roadster - spice red
Smart Roadster - spice red
Inside the smart fortwo - plenty of room for a tall guy (1.93M)
Inside the smart fortwo - plenty of room for a tall guy (1.93M)
The spacious trunk is big enough for a laptop or two
The spacious trunk is big enough for a laptop or two
Leave your girlfriend at home when you need to transport larger, more important stuff, like this HP DL380 Gen8 server
Leave your girlfriend at home when you need to transport larger, more important stuff, like this HP DL380 Gen8 server
If you use the appropriate flowers, you might even find yourself a nice bride!
If you use the appropriate flowers, you might even find yourself a nice bride!
The smartphone cradle is an interesting alternative to the integrated media screen
The smartphone cradle is an interesting alternative to the integrated media screen
Electric drive train inside the Smart EQ
Electric drive train inside the Smart EQ
Charging the car on a public parking place
Charging the car on a public parking place
The arrival of the family car...
The arrival of the family car...
Driving the E63S around track surely gets the blood pumpin'...
Driving the E63S around track surely gets the blood pumpin'...
Charging using an ordinary power outlet
Charging using an ordinary power outlet

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