When Honda launched the new-gen Civic in India, all I wished was an announcement of the introduction of the Type R in the country as well. Why you ask? Well, for starters it is one of the most snazzy looking performance-spec cars that you can lay your hands on. While it is public knowledge that the Civic Type R is one of the track scorchers, Ralph Hosier Engineering believes it can go other places as well. Their latest concept, called the Civic Type OveRland is an off-road spec Type R, that was showcased at the 2019 SMMT Test Day held at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire. This one-off concept has been raised by over four inches, and has been equipped with huge mud-plugging tyres. The makes claim that the Civic Type OveRland takes huge influence from Rally Raid, Overland and Safari models from the world of rally and adventure holidaying. The complex anti-torque-steer Dual-Axis strut arrangement has been retained to allow the fundamental design and purpose of the Civic Type R's … [Read more...] about Honda Civic Type OveRland is an off-road spec Type R!
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Our Dacia Logan Black & White in Sighisoara, Romania On 20 August 2018, Romanian manufacturer Dacia celebrated 50 years of activity since its very first car rolled out of the Mioveni factory near Bucharest in 1968: a Dacia 1100, a rebadged Renault 8. Since, 8 million Dacias have been sold worldwide, including 5 million since the brand’s revival with the Logan in 2004 and 1 million in France alone. As a frequent BSCB reader you would indeed be very familiar with the continued success of the Dacia brand pretty much everywhere it has launched over the past 15 years. To this day, Renault remains the only carmaker in the world to have managed to create a very profitable low-cost brand, with many competitors admiring its success yet none having taken the plunge themselves. It’s simple, from 2004 onwards and its 94.720 sales, Dacia has broken its worldwide annual volume record every single year, recording 14 years of uninterrupted growth. The brand crossed the 250.000 … [Read more...] about 10 countries in 10 days in a Dacia Logan – 1/10: Romania
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
By Joy Sewing Published 3:58 pm CDT, Friday, October 19, 2018 TOP SECRET MISSION: BECOME A SECRET AGENT With the purchase of each Secret Agent experience, $25,000 will be donated to The Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation, $5,000 will be donated to Mission Volant and $5,000 will be donated to Warfighter Made. Limited number of experiences available. ($315,000) Here’s your chance to find out. As the operatives, four adrenaline junkies will fly to Las Vegas via private jet for a three-day, two-night espionage adventure organized by The Invictus Experience. Upon landing, they’ll be greeted by a mysterious man in a tux, who will hand over an envelope containing their assigned mission profile – and the fun will begin with a team of elite and decorated Special Operations Forces Veterans. Free-fall parachutists, combatant divers, force reconnaissance marines, et al will accompany the group to fulfill all of their secret agent fantasies: jumping out of planes, … [Read more...] about Neiman Marcus reveals 2018 fantasy holiday gifts