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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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iPads rejoice - perfectly snug on the passenger seat
iPads rejoice - perfectly snug on the passenger seat
Heated car seats, with luxurious stitching
Heated car seats, with luxurious stitching
The Mercedes-AMG G63 comes in fancy colours, too
The Mercedes-AMG G63 comes in fancy colours, too
The Beast from Green Hell: Mercedes-AMG GT R
The Beast from Green Hell: Mercedes-AMG GT R
The G-Class Professional is pretty hardcore
The G-Class Professional is pretty hardcore "function first"
Mercedes-Benz G-Class - a 4x4 powerhouse
Mercedes-Benz G-Class - a 4x4 powerhouse
The S63s feels like a ship, a very fast one...
The S63s feels like a ship, a very fast one...
As hardcore is it is, the interior of the GT R is still top notch!
As hardcore is it is, the interior of the GT R is still top notch!
Charging the car on a public parking place
Charging the car on a public parking place
96 bottles of beer inside the Smart... check!
96 bottles of beer inside the Smart... check!
The smart cockpit - with lots of buttons
The smart cockpit - with lots of buttons
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!
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
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)
Driving the E63S around track surely gets the blood pumpin'...
Driving the E63S around track surely gets the blood pumpin'...
Typical Dutch street... atypical parking style :-)
Typical Dutch street... atypical parking style :-)
Smart fortwo cabrio in red/pink-ish
Smart fortwo cabrio in red/pink-ish

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