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Gareth Herincx

Gareth is a versatile journalist, copywriter and digital editor who's worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online. After long stints at the BBC, GMTV and ITV, he now specialises in motoring.

Drag race: Bloodhound LSR vs Formula One car

Bloodhound LSR

Watch how the Bloodhound LSR stacks up against a Formula 1 car and a Bugatti Chiron… The Bloodhound Land Speed Record team has released a video which imagines how the jet-powered challenger compares with other fast cars. Covid-19 has inevitably had an impact on discussions with potential sponsors, so the …

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Coronavirus: Six-month emergency MOT extension

DVSA_MOT

Drivers worried about getting an MOT because of the coronavirus crisis have been handed a reprieve. Cars, vans and motorcycles due their MOT from March 30, 2020, will have their MOT extended by 6 months. However, the government has warned that vehicles must be kept in a roadworthy condition. The …

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Top 10 most popular cars featured in video games

Volkswagen Beetle

The iconic Volkswagen Beetle has surprisingly topped a list of the most featured cars in video games. Spotted in games such as Grand Theft Auto, Grand Turismo and Need for Speed, the people’s car beat supercars including the Ferrari Enzo to the top spot. Car buying comparison site carwow analysed …

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Mazda CX-30 review

Mazda CX-30 review

We drive the stunning new Mazda CX-30 which sits between the CX-3 and CX-5 in terms of size and competes with everything from the Ford Puma to the Volvo XC40. The other day my son asked me why all the cars I review look the same? Of course, I didn’t …

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Skoda’s K-9 Kodiaq reports for police duty

Skoda Kodiaq police dog unit

The Kodiaq SUV is the latest vehicle in the Skoda range to be converted into a specially designed police dog unit. Providing greater visibility for the driver and offering increased ground clearance to help enable access to remote locations, the Kodiaq dog vehicle is fitted with a range of driver …

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World’s first tattooed car unveiled by Lexus

Lexus UX - world's first tattooed car

A one-of-a-kind Lexus UX has been designed and created by leading London tattoo artist Claudia De Sabe. Using a pure white car as her “canvas” and a Dremel drill tool in place of a fine tattooing needle, Claudia produced a sweeping design featuring koi carp along the entire length of …

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Police crackdown on MOT dodgers

MOT testing station

More than 68,000 motorists have been caught driving without an MOT since stricter guidelines were introduced, new research has revealed. The MOT test changed in May 2018, with tighter rules around emissions and safety as well as higher fines for drivers caught with an unroadworthy vehicle. A freedom of information …

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Survey reveals UK’s fair weather motorists

wet weather driving tips

A fifth of motorists have been put off a car journey because of the rain over the past year, according to new research. The UK was hit by a series of torrential downpours last month following Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge, with the Met Office reporting the wettest February on …

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Olympian Pippa Funnell handed keys to new SsangYong Rexton

Pippa Funnell and her new SsangYong Rexton

Top British horsewomen and member of the 2016 Olympic Team GB, Pippa Funnell MBE has taken delivery of her new SsangYong Rexton Ultimate. As a brand ambassador for SsangYong, Korea’s oldest 4×4 and SUV specialist producer, Pippa represents the company at all the major equestrian events she attends. “I am …

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Anthony Joshua boxes clever with unique Range Rover

Boxer Anthony.Joshua - new Range Rover SVAutobiography

Land Rover has created a one-off Range Rover SVAutobiography for world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua OBE. The bespoke luxury SUV made its world premiere outside the Finchley Boxing Club in Barnet, north London, where Joshua started his journey to the world heavyweight title, and will transport the reigning champion to …

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