Ben was raised as an automotive version of The Jungle book’s Mowgli, the workshop was his playground and the showroom his source of education. Generations of Greens have been the same, their blood running thick with petroleum and oil. These experiences have not prevented him from identifying serious flaws within the industry, some of which are easily addressed and he aims to do so through words and such. Ben also feels a general apathy towards cars but then so do a lot of consumers.

My Mini Experience

They say fate happens in mysterious ways, and less did I know, just by walking through the wrong door, I was about to embark upon my second mini adventure. Two months ago I purchased my NEW Mini Cooper. If I’m honest, it wasn’t my first choice, after previously having a…

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The Olympic torch comes to Maidstone

Thursday 19th July was a historic day for Maidstone as the Olympic torch entered the town. I was lucky enough to be invited by Leeds Castle along with my Manager Jen, to attend the Olympic torch dinner. Arriving in the stunning grounds of Leeds Castle we were given a private…

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11 Months, 3000 pictures and a lot of coffee

A rather charming stop motion film has appeared online already accumulating 1,392,988 views. It’s of a Triumph four-cylinder engine being stripped down and rebuilt, but what started off as a collection of snaps to help the creator remember where everything went so he could put the engine back together, turned…

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Fastest hole-in-one goes to…

Former F1 Ace David Coulthard has set the world record for ‘furthest golf shot caught in a moving car’ along with golf pro Jake Shepherd. Whilst Shepherd smashed the ball 275 metres off the tea, Coulthard sped at 180 mph in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster to collect the high…

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Has the internal sales process changed?

I’ve had a relationship with my banged up Fiat Punto ‘Pedro’ for 3 years now, however 67,000 miles later, and enough of willing his 1.2 engine (if that anymore) up Blue Bell Hill, the time has come to upgrade. Usually I start online for cars, perusing AutoTrader, however the selection…

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Tightest parallel park record beaten

I wish I could park like this! One of the most popular Guinness World Records over recent years has been the hotly contested tightest parallel parking title. The record has changed hands five times in the past two years, and the record has indeed once again been smashed , this…

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Tyred of car maintenance

When it comes to looking after my Fiat Punto ‘Pedro’, I wouldn’t say I’m the best owner in the world. I give him a wash about five times a year and I don’t check the oil or water when i should, however when Pedro’s back tyre kept deflating – i didnt know what to do?!…

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