You would assume that a successful and wealthy retired businessman who is currently developing a derelict boatyard into his ideal residence in Plymouth might have bought many items over the years that he would attest as ‘the best thing I’ve ever bought in my life’. Yet it’s not any of his yachts, houses or even the superbly situated boatyard plot …Read More »
Light trucks and pickups
The new Piaggio Porter Range 2011—the full story from ‘The racing maestro’ Gianenrico on Biglorryblog!
Now here’s a man who’s obviously done this kind of thing before—but then the man behind the wheel is the old Italian racing maestro and my good chum on the International Truck of the Year Jury, Gianenrico Griffini, who tells me. “Hi Brian, this was taken in Monte Carlo, during a test drive of the Piaggio Porter with a new 1.2-litre P120 diesel near La Rascasse. But take note this …Read More »
Whatever happened to the ‘Walk-Thru’ delivery van wonders Biglorryblog…and could it make a comeback with MODEC?
Whatever happened to ‘Walk-Thru’ vans wonders Biglorryblog—and why did they fall away in favour? And I have Eric Taylor to thank for reminding me of the all-but extinct breed by sending me these shots of a Bedford with a Hawson Garner parcels body on it from I’d guess the early 70s….and click through here for more.. Considering the popularity of …Read More »
How to turn your pickup truck into an artic or drawbar! Iep has the Dutch-treat answer on Biglorryblog
Biglorryblog’s favourite cloggie Iep van der Meer (you MUST check out his website on http://iepvandermeer.nl/ for some terrific truck stuff) has sent me this interesting little story in how to convert you pick-up to a mini-artic or waggon and drag… Like this. “Hello Brian,” says Iep, “Today the Dutch press was invited by Isuzu and a company called ‘Fifth Wheel. …Read More »