The Sunbeam Rapier was styled in the late 1950s to have the American look of that period, reminiscent of the Studebaker Hawk with two tone paintwork, large rear fins and leather look upholstery but built in the UK – so it still had ‘Old English’ charm.
Tiguan instantly became a hugely sought-after Volkswagen on its debut in UK retailer showrooms in June of this year, and since then customers have been flocking to get behind the wheel of the high-tech crossover.
The New Discovery embodies Land Rover’s drive to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure.
In recent weeks I have been getting out after the pigeons. As soon as the shooting season is over many of the estates that have been off limits all season suddenly become open for business and the job of controlling the vast numbers of woodpigeons starts in earnest.
The first words out of my mouth when I handed my Jaguar XF demonstrator keys back were, “I’m going to miss that car”. And there’s a reason for that. The British saloon I had on test this month made my life far more relaxing than I had envisaged.