2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed – Moving Motor Show Gallery

ESM has been to the Goodwood Festival of Speed before – the last time back in 2012 – but this year was a little different.  It started with a letter from the Earl of March inviting ESM to the Festival of Speed as a fully fledged member of the media. It ended with driving almost 700 miles…

SMMT Test Day 2015 – One day, Twelve cars [Part 1/3]

The annual SMMT Test Day is often described as being like Christmas for motoring writers, with a huge range of cars available to drive on the demanding Millbrook test track. So, is it really the automotive journalism nirvana it’s meant to be? You bet. With this being our first time at the SMMT Test Day, ESM didn’t…

News: Lexus RC F – Crowdsourced paint colour name

Rather than just dip into the regular big book of paint clichés, Lexus decided to take a slightly more different tactic with the forthcoming RC F coupe when it came to picking colour names. In a thoroughly modern Web2.0, social media, #trend way, it asked Facebook to come up with a name for the distinctive orange hue. From…