"I’m on my second old 911 – a 3.2 Carrera coupe from the Eighties. It cost £15,300 with 48,000 miles on the clock and in perfect condition. It’s the best thing I’ve bought"Read Full Column
“Every time I step into an F430 I want one, quite badly. It stays with me for several days afterwards, like a bad hangover”Read Full Column
“So, what’s a Fireblade doing here, in my supercars column? The truth is that I cocked up the admin, but the official line is that it’s here to put things into perspective”Read Full Column
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James is a man of many and varied talents. He is the only person in the world who understands how ‘torques' work, once invented a new kind of pie, and has single-handedly kept the tweed industry afloat for the last two decades. He also has sensitive hair, an array of brightly coloured jumpers, and a deep and unswayable mistrust of the French. He likes his cars in two flavours: giant luxury land yachts favoured by larger-than-life cabaret singers and dictators, and tiny cheap superminis.