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Musings on the Motoring World

The Kia Stinger is good for you, and good for all of us

The Motor Muse isn’t one to give car-buying recommendations on the official basis that this site isn’t about car reviews and I can’t really be bothered about giving any recommendations – but in reality, it is because The Motor Muse is as influential as your average tin foil hat wearer and probably just as sane. […]

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Musings on the Motoring World

The world’s cheapest car is dead

Whether by sheer coincidence or by the mysterious and nefarious machinations of an uncaring universe, production of the world’s cheapest car came to an end right on the first day of the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. It’s a slice of irony so thick and palatable that it could plug the divide in social inequality. […]

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Musings on the Motoring World

Nissan GT-R50 parallels another Italian-Nissan partnership

If there is a performance car that can be best described as utterly indomitable it is the Nissan GT-R. 11 years since its debut the GT-R is still considered one of the quickest cars on the road with a devastating effectiveness at turning horsepower into real world pace that few can rival even today. Like […]

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Musings on the Motoring World

Are motoring reviews hopeless?

It is true that motoring journos have the best job in the world. It’s not so much of the glam and fast cars, but by virtue of simply being a career path that easily scores the three crucial “P”s, living out a passion, serving a purpose, and – all the while – getting paid for […]

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Musings on the Past

Vale ASIMO, Honda’s walking wonder

After 18 years of stumbling its way into our hearts – and backwards off a staircase  – Honda has decided to pull the plug on any further development of its bipedal wonder, ASIMO. The news of its suspended development is one that has been met with general indifference from the average Honda fanbase, a reaction […]