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13 01, 2020

Driverless Cars – the New Sinclair C5?

2020-01-13T08:51:48+00:00Uncategorized|

I know I'm closer to meeting my old 'maker' than many people, but is it me or are those 'clever' people who are currently rushing to persuade many of the world’s car manufacturers to build 'driverless cars' not direct descendants of the designer of the 'Sinclair C5?' Now, I know [...]

13 01, 2020

All Fur Coat and No Knickers (Part 2)

2020-01-13T08:51:02+00:00Uncategorized|

The other chinless wonder lived slightly closer to home - let's call him 'Lord Edward Coates'. We used his family manor for various activities over the years, ranging from customer golf days, charity events, and ride and drive activities which took place in the estate’s glorious surroundings. In the late [...]

13 01, 2020

All Fur Coat and No Knickers

2020-01-13T08:50:17+00:00Uncategorized|

The story of two privileged individuals with guttersnipe tendencies… As you would expect in a large Porsche centre close to London, we had all sorts of interesting people who bought new and used Porsche cars from first of all, "Chariots", and then HR Owen Porsche and finally, Porsche Centre Hatfield. [...]

13 01, 2020

New Cars – No Servicing Required?

2020-01-13T08:47:46+00:00Uncategorized|

This week I called over to see how the new Fastlane body shop site at Elstree was progressing. Whilst the site isn't officially due to open for a couple of months, it's 'nearly there', and wow what a site and what a location - probably the finest and most advanced [...]

13 01, 2020

Bankers and Porsche

2020-01-13T08:47:04+00:00Uncategorized|

During my time at Porsche I met numerous fantastic customers. Some of them were 'captains of industry', brilliant entrepreneurs, and often just normal hard-working individuals who wanted a bit of therapy - in the form of a Porsche. But then there were the bankers, or "SS" as I privately called [...]