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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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Happy boy, driving AMG-goodness on the open road
Happy boy, driving AMG-goodness on the open road
Micro Compact Car (MCC) from 1994
Micro Compact Car (MCC) from 1994
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)
It looks hungry.... for speed!
It looks hungry.... for speed!
The S63s interior is second to none: amazing details, very high-end
The S63s interior is second to none: amazing details, very high-end
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
Electric power gauge inside the Smart EQ
Electric power gauge inside the Smart EQ
Central touch screen - like an integrated iPad
Central touch screen - like an integrated iPad
Two persons can sit comfortably in the Smart EQ fortwo
Two persons can sit comfortably in the Smart EQ fortwo
The smart cockpit - with lots of buttons
The smart cockpit - with lots of buttons
iPads rejoice - perfectly snug on the passenger seat
iPads rejoice - perfectly snug on the passenger seat
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)
The C63S is definitely my favourite, a rudimental monster with an open roof
The C63S is definitely my favourite, a rudimental monster with an open roof
Mercedes-Benz G-Class - a 4x4 powerhouse
Mercedes-Benz G-Class - a 4x4 powerhouse
Automatic rain wiper
Automatic rain wiper
Smart fortwo cabrio in green
Smart fortwo cabrio in green
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)
Smart in my garage, I can fit two of them...
Smart in my garage, I can fit two of them...

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