What Not to Miss at Monterey Car Week.
Supercar Driver
by Matt Parker
7M ago
Monterey Car Week is perhaps the most prestigious time in a petrolhead’s calendar. More than just one event, as the name suggests, it’s an entire week of automotive festivities on the picturesque coast of California. There is a lot going off, so James Hanson, owner of A38 Car Storage gives us the rundown of what not to miss each day. “I’d suggest three or four days is enough to experience Monterey Car Week. The big events kick off with Motorlux on the Wednesday evening, which a party surrounded by cars, planes and entertainment. Thursday is good for seeing some of the auction previews, and ma ..read more
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All you need to know about Paint Protection and our trusted partners.
Supercar Driver
by Lauren Robinson
8M ago
Written by: Lauren Robinson, Partnerships Manager We’re often asked about PPF, what the benefits are and where we would recommend you to go to have it fitted. The technology behind the films has evolved dramatically over the years. PPF was originally developed for military use back in 1950s.  Paint protection film is a thermoplastic urethane, a self-healing film designed to protect moving parts from stone chips, bug splats and minor scuffs. Originally developed during the Vietnam War by 3M to protect Helicopter rotor blades and sensitive parts of military parts. The thick composition of 3 ..read more
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Why Choose Winter Tyres?
Supercar Driver
by Lauren Robinson
8M ago
The great debate every winter…. should I switch to winter tyres? Is the weather bad enough to make it worthwhile? Here are three reasons to seriously consider your tyre choice this winter. 1) Winter tyres are designed specifically to ensure the best performance in winter when the temperature falls below 7°C. The tyre tread is designed especially for these conditions, to increase grip in the wet, snow and icy conditions. Winter tyres can reduce braking distances by 10% on wet surfaces, and by 20% on snow compared with summer tyres. 2) The tyres also have a larger number of sipes – which are spe ..read more
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Easy mistakes that put your vehicle at risk in Winter
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by Lauren Robinson
8M ago
As a famous Jon once said ‘Winter is Coming’. With winter on the way and the nights getting shorter, inevitably Global Telemetrics will see an increase in vehicle theft as the opportunities arise. With this in mind, Global Telemetrics have produced some tips in order to keep your vehicle safe this winter. The first point of call for any form of protection of your vehicle is you. Each year hundreds of cars are stolen due to small lapses in basic security. Things such as: Leaving cars unlocked (always check your wing mirrors have folded in if you have this feature), leaving car windows ajar or o ..read more
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The Perfect Week – Dolomites Tour
Supercar Driver
by Matt Parker
9M ago
Our Dolomites tour has, over the past couple of years, become our flagship tour which has everything a petrolhead, whether alone, with a friend or with a partner, could ever wish for in a driving tour. We enjoy a leisurely start based at a beautiful sun-drenched 16th-century villa set in its own vineyard, giving the most amazing holiday vibes before the driving begins. The first day’s drive is shorter to ease you in, but also to give you the chance to explore Lake Garda or simply to top up your tan by the pool before the following days of exceptional driving start. From then on, it’s certainl ..read more
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The Best of Both Worlds
Supercar Driver
by Matt Parker
11M ago
The options for exhaust tuning and aesthetic upgrades on the market are vast, and sometimes it can be difficult to understand what you need to do to achieve a certain result with your performance or supercar. Scuderia Car Parts are industry leaders in working closely with their clients to create a tailored package so that their car is ready for summer! When considering an aftermarket exhaust for your supercar, there are a few important factors to keep in mind. Firstly, choose a reputable brand known for producing high-quality exhaust systems specifically designed for your car model. For a numb ..read more
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Choosing the Right Tour Cars
Supercar Driver
by Matt Parker
1y ago
There are two ways you can go about buying things in life: with your head, or with your heart. Whilst supercars can have investment potential, for the most part, you buy them with your heart. You buy the one that makes your jaw drop when you look at it, that makes your spine tingle when you push it to the redline, and you don’t worry about rattling your spine to pieces or how much luggage you can fit in. Our very own founder and Managing Director Adam has an especially large bias towards buying with his heart over his head which lands him at the butt of plenty of banter from the rest of us. We ..read more
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Fresh Faces
Supercar Driver
by Matt Parker
1y ago
Cartier introduces new options for their iconic pilot’s watch range with refreshing splashes of colour. Our friends from Berry’s Jewellers tell us all there is to know. Expanding on the renowned square pilot’s watch line, Cartier presents two new additions to the series, each paying homage to 100 years of history. The first model, originally designed by Louis Cartier for French aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont in 1904, revolutionised the industry with its integrated lugs, sloping Roman numerals and instantly recognisable square-shaped case. Fortunately for Cartier watch enthusiasts, the design of ..read more
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Two Weeks to Go
Supercar Driver
by Matt Parker
1y ago
With just two weeks until this year’s Secret Meet, SCD’s founder and Managing Director Adam can barely contain his excitement as he runs us through what we have to look forward to. Written by: Adam Thorby After every year’s Secret Meet, people always ask me, “How will you top that one?”. In truth, I don’t know how! We always manage it though, and judging by the entry list, this year will be no exception. The traction the Secret Meet has now gained is beyond my wildest dreams and the cars that come forward to participate are mind-blowing. We have the latest and greatest road cars attending fro ..read more
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Member Feature: Living the Racing Dream
Supercar Driver
by Lauren Robinson
1y ago
We sit down with SCD member and racing driver Ed Acres to discuss his racing journey so far, the highs, the lows and how one particular brand got him into the world of motorsport. Yorkshire based race car manufacturer Ginetta Cars, are renowned for producing some of the finest race cars and competitive championships in the UK. With a well-established racing ladder over the past 60 years, Ginetta has a wealth of talent in its history including some of the world’s finest drivers like McLaren’s Lando Norris. Ginetta is the go-to motorsport brand, attracting new drivers to commence ..read more
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