What impact are halo models having on the market?

The ‘£100k Garage’ feature has become a regular piece on PistonHeads.com and rightly so as most petrolheads love to play this game. For those of you who don’t know how to play, you are given a theoretical £100k to spend on as many or as few cars as you would like. Unfortunately, for a lot…

Big Powerful Motorcycles: A bleak future or a bright one?

Living in a mature ‘Western’ motorcycle market, it’s easy to become despondent about the future for large, charismatic motorcycles – the kind that have inspired enthusiasts for generations. Dwindling sales figures have been variously blamed on: the tortuous path to obtaining a full licence; a lack of interest from the ‘video game’ generation; increasing traffic…

Audi pulls the plug

My first Le Mans coincided with the first time Audi brought a diesel car to the race. I was working at Zytek at the time (now Gibson) and we went with high hopes having qualified 3rd in the previous outing and sat on pole until a few minutes from the end of the session. 2006…