New from Kamasa is this set of eight extra-long-reach screwdrivers (part number 56149) that feature soft-grip handles, black magnetic tips and strong chrome vanadium steel shafts, particularly useful for reaching restricted-access fixings.

The sizes included are PzDrive: Pz1, Pz2; Phillips: Ph0, Ph1, Ph2; and flat: 5.5, 6.5, 8mm. All the drivers have a 325mm shaft which lets you easily reach screws deep in the engine bay, or under the dashboard.

You’ll find the strong polypropylene handles comfortable to use and the thermoplastic rubber (TPR) inserts offer excellent grip. Magnetic tips grip the screws securely for safe retrieval.

The set is the usual Kamasa exceptional More >


It is all well and good replacing failed parts piece by piece, but sometimes when you are completing a project you just want the peace of mind knowing that ‘everything’ is new.

And that is exactly what this coolant hose kit for the VW T25/T3 is all about. Suitable for 2WD manual transmission 2.1 DJ Waterboxer vans, built between 8/84-8/86 it comprises of 14 coolant hose, 2 metal pipes and 40 suitably sized fixing clips to ensure no leaks occur once installed.

Sold by the kit is priced at £195.96 and can be found by searching for part number 251-198-006on their More >


Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) will be part of this year’s Monterey Car Week – the first time the company will have an official presence at the iconic automotive and motorsport gathering in California. In keeping with the dynamic and thrilling nature of the brand, BAC’s Monterey debut will see its carefully curated ‘House of BAC’ HQ host a surprise exclusive global unveiling.

Having ended 2022 by delivering its 150th customer car, BAC has gone from strength to strength in the first half of 2023, boosting its senior leadership and announcing numerous new in-market partnerships across North America and Asia. By being part More >


Mini Sport, the leading provider of premium Mini accessories has announced the launch of two ground-breaking security products designed to protect your classic Mini or Mini-based kitcar like never before: the Quick Release Steering Wheel Boss and the Swivel Lock Cover.

In collaboration with industry experts, Mini Sport has developed these innovative solutions to address the growing concern of vehicle theft. The Quick Release Steering Wheel Boss combines a powerful visual deterrent with straightforward installation, ensuring that your Mini remains secure. Upgrade your steering wheel to experience enhanced protection and peace of mind.

For added security, Mini Sport presents the Swivel Lock More >


A huge move for Caterham Cars comes in the form of the Project V concept. An electric sports coupé that could see production from 2026 with the aim being to sell 200 units per year.

photos by Colin Davis

Based around a new lightweight spaceframe according to Caterham CEO, Bob Laishley, it has a lot to live up to: “It must continue to define the Caterham brand into the electric era.”

Range is said to be around 250 miles, it promises to be the most luxurious Caterham ever complete with Apple CarPlay connectivity. Several years after Caterham left their collaborative project with Alpine, More >


MIKA Cars has announced the meon and meon e at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2023. Both cars combine classic beach buggy styling with modern mechanicals. MIKA boss Robin Hall said: “The latest automotive technologies have been used to achieve vastly superior chassis stiffness, suspension, steering and brakes.”

Meon e is fully electric weighing just 650 Kg with 200bhp, giving a 0-60 time of just 3.5 seconds.

Meanwhile, Meon retains a classic link to the original beach buggy, using a new flat-four, air-cooled petrol engine with around 100bhp, meon weighs just 625kg, providing spritely performance and unrivalled driver engagement.

Test drives will be available More >


Unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed is the latest version of the iconic Ariel Atom – the Atom 4R.

Once again powered by an Ariel tuned Honda Type-R 2-Litre iVTEC four-cylinder engine the Atom 4R takes the turbocharged engine to 400bhp with torque increased to 500Nm.   Coupled with a new paddleshift, sequential gearbox the Atom 4R is focused on absolute ultimate road and track performance.

With much attention paid to aerodynamics and cooling the Atom 4R is visually distinguished by new side pods, housing additional cooling systems, together with the optional aero-wing package and 4R graphics.

Said Henry Siebert-Saunders, Director of Ariel: “We More >


Companion to the superb ‘For Flux Sake’ book, the autobiography of Ian Flux is this superb t-shirt. Available in all sizes – XS – 4XL, it available now at £24 from ENDS.


I do like a nice drying towel. I truly believe they make a huge difference when washing a car. I’ve tried loads of them and believe me most of them are truly garbage. There are some good ones though and my hitherto two go-tos have been Car Pro’s Boa Constrictor XL and Chemical Guys’ Woolly Mammoth. Excellent.

However, when someone recommended Meguiar’s new Duo Twist drying towel I had to give it a go as they were raving about it. A decent size at 50cm x 90cm this 1200gsm marvel is produced from 87 per cent polyester and 13 per cent More >


The Laser 8653 key fob and remote-control tester (part number 8653) has been designed to allow the user to test the signal output from automotive key fobs and infra-red controllers.

The tester incorporates an LCD screen so the signal can be displayed in hertz. Helps diagnose faults quickly and easily without dismantling.

Very easy to use: just switch on the tester then hold the key fob or remote control against the signal panel on the tester and press the fob button – the signal frequency is displayed on the tester’s screen.

Applications include automotive key fobs, garage door remote controls, TV and air More >

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