Articles by Ben Coombs
Taking on the Sahara with a Rover P6 V8
The Rover P6 V8 remains well versed in the art of overheating, so driving a cheap one to the desert sounds like a solid idea… doesn’t it?
Dec 25, 2018
V8nam: Taking on Asia with a budget Chevrolet Corvette V8
Can you buy and run two V8s from the UK, across Europe and into Vietnam? We join Ben Coombs on his epic adventure taking a budget Chevrolet Corvette and a cheap Rolls-Royce across some of the roughest roads on the planet
Dec 09, 2018
Bangernomics: Land's End to John o' Groats with a ropey Fiat Panda
Our serial-roadtripper sets out on his first pub-based adventure. In his trademark TVR? Nope, an ancient Fiat Panda. What could possibly go wrong? The answer may well surprise you...
Oct 19, 2018
Bangernomics: Across the Baltic in a £900 Jaguar
Old Jaguars – especially the XJ40 – are notoriously unreliable. So how will this aging £900 example cope with driving across the frozen Baltic Sea?
Sep 26, 2018
Bangernomics: Taking on the Alps in a Renault 4
Ben Coombs buys a Renault 4 unseen off the internet… in Slovenia. Then sets out to drive it... back to the UK. What could possibly go wrong? Well...
Jul 24, 2018
84 hours to Le Mans - in a TVR!
TVR invited Ben Coombs to take part in the driver’s parade at this year’s Le Mans race. Here’s the story of his resulting 84 hour adventure to La Sarthe
Jun 21, 2018
Bangernomics: Fiat 126 to the Arctic Circle!
AutoClassics’ serial road-tripper recounts his journey through an Arctic winter in search of the northern lights – in a Fiat 126
Jun 10, 2018
20,000 miles from North Pole to South America – in a TVR!
23 countries, 20,000 miles – all for a pint. Ben Coombs drove a TVR Chimaera from the planet’s northernmost bar to its southernmost. Here's the full Pub2Pub story...
Mar 21, 2018
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