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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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Central touch screen - like an integrated iPad
Central touch screen - like an integrated iPad
Electric drive train inside the Smart EQ
Electric drive train inside the Smart EQ
With three straps and some cardboard, you can easily transport paintings of all sizes
With three straps and some cardboard, you can easily transport paintings of all sizes
The Smart Roadster fits in a shoe box, keep it under your bed or next to your lawn mower
The Smart Roadster fits in a shoe box, keep it under your bed or next to your lawn mower
Two persons can sit comfortably in the Smart EQ fortwo
Two persons can sit comfortably in the Smart EQ fortwo
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
Make sure to skip the highway, take the country roads (in Spain, near Alicante)
Make sure to skip the highway, take the country roads (in Spain, near Alicante)
Micro Compact Car (MCC) from 1994
Micro Compact Car (MCC) from 1994
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!)
The S63s interior is second to none: amazing details, very high-end
The S63s interior is second to none: amazing details, very high-end
Driving my Smart Roadster in the Pyrenees mountains (France)
Driving my Smart Roadster in the Pyrenees mountains (France)
Charging the car on a public parking place
Charging the car on a public parking place
Opel Kadett Cabrio 1.6i Bertone
Opel Kadett Cabrio 1.6i Bertone
Happy boy, driving AMG-goodness on the open road
Happy boy, driving AMG-goodness on the open road
Smart in my garage, I can fit two of them...
Smart in my garage, I can fit two of them...
Extra sporty gauges on the dashboard: turbo pressure and engine temperature
Extra sporty gauges on the dashboard: turbo pressure and engine temperature
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
1971 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG at the 24 Hours of Spa
1971 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.8 AMG at the 24 Hours of Spa

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