FIAT Panda Cross – Coming to Geneva 2014

Another day, another orange off-roader making its way to a Geneva Motor Show launch. Although today’s is slightly more budget conscious than yesterday’s Range Rover Evoque. Yes, it’s a FIAT Panda, and about as budget a 4×4 as you can probably get. But, it’s orange so at EngageSportMode we approve. This new version is the Panda Cross,…

A Further Update on Italian Week

After the Alfa Romeo-fest which the previous post turned into, I felt the need to redress the balance in favour of other marques from the boot-shaped state. I had to include this car somewhere, as it transported me back to a time long forgotten; before the dominance of the internets, twitter and public opinion in the…

Yes, it’s a Panda

Telling people you drive a Fiat Panda seems to produce a number of reactions depending on how much the individual knows about cars. Those whose automotive knowledge only comes from Top Gear, don’t really care. If Clarkson hasn’t set fire to it or raced it against a nuclear-powered submarine then it’s not important.