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Motoring Down Under
Motoring Down Under

As happens at this time of the year almost every year, I am writing this from Australia. My mode of transport in Melbourne when I have to go and visit friends in the suburbs, is either a Mazda 6 or Hyundai Getz. The Mazda lives in the garage of my daughter’s house and is usually used about onc ...

Of Karters and Good Drivers
Of Karters and Good Drivers

This month as we go to print, the Silly Season officially ends with the Eliyakanda Hill Climb that takes place on Sunday 25th February. Needless to say we will be bringing you all the action from Eliyakanda in the April Issue of Motor. Meanwhile, this month we saw the first International Go Kart ...

Silly Season is Busy Season
Silly Season is Busy Season

This month Ranjan was the luckiest of our crew… he got to drive the Lamborghini Huracan! If ever there was a “head turner” it is a Lamborghini in Verde Mantis (or Lime Green for us lesser mortals). A crowd gathered wherever the car was stopped or parked; people wanting to get a cl ...

Exotic Cars and the Petrol Fiasco
Exotic Cars and the Petrol Fiasco

As we all get ready to get in to “Holiday Mode”, we know by experience, that it also becomes gridlock time; in Colombo at least. Yes we Sri Lankans love our cars; and wait for that faintest of opportunities to get our pieces of metal on to the roads. But then, most of the time we have no ...

Changing Mobility
Changing Mobility

This month we Test Drove four cars; the BMW 225Xe, MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid, Honda Civic RS and Range Rover Velar. Of these, the BMW and the MINI are hybrids. We find that more and more, we are testing Hybrids and indeed Electric cars, and in the near future their prevalence will be even great ...