All posts by Sam Lehmann

Tragic automotive enthusiast, motorsport fan, car salesperson and now amateur writer. Always drives with his hands at 9 and 3. Has been known to watch more than one motorsport event at a time.

Jaguar E-Pace roll

Cat Rolls Over

The first thing I ask myself when I’m shopping for a small luxury lifestyley SUV is can I get it to do a barrel roll?

Alfa Romeo MiTo Sport

Grassroots Motorsport: Why Haven’t You Done This Yet?

“I don’t know how” “It’s too expensive” or “Too hard basket” are poor excuses for missing out on the time of your life.

Toyota Yaris GRMN
Mercedes Benz X-Class Ute

The Eyes Don’t Have It

The production Mercedes Benz X-Class was unveiled overnight. Shame they ruined it.

Manual: The End of the Line

Enthusiasts, please join me for a moment of silence to mourn the loss of our most dear.  I’m afraid that it can’t be avoided any longer,  the end is no longer nigh, but is here.  The manual transmission is dead.

Visiting BMW Team SRM

It’s a typically Melbourne rainy June morning, the phone rings and Andrew leads with “I know it’s late notice, but…” 

BMW i8 Review

To have your cake and eat it too is the hackneyed expression, but can the BMW i8 really be an eco-warrior and fun to drive as well?