The World according to Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz World is located at the site of the famous Brooklands oval racing circuit in the UK. The centre celebrates the brand’s long and illustrious heritage: 128 years to be exact. The famous… Continue reading

Classic Market brings out vintage heroes

Last March we attended the Classic Car Boot Sale at the Southbank Centre (see our coverage here). We had such a great time we recently attended the event again, this time in a… Continue reading

Relishing the Revival – 130 Reasons to attend the Goodwood Revival

They say a picture tells a thousand words. What about 130 pictures? That’s not enough words to describe the sensory overload and unique experience that is the Goodwood Revival. Such is the authentic… Continue reading

Epitome of Elegance- The Cartier ‘Style Et Luxe’ delivers

The Cartier ‘Style Et Luxe’ was the sweet icing on the cake at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Presented in seven classes, on display were amazing cars representing the finest of their type,… Continue reading

Rally Gods in Action at Goodwood

For ten years now, the Forest Rally Stage at the Goodwood Festival of Speed has allowed some very special rally cars to have their own time to shine in the Goodwood forest. As… Continue reading

Hellenic Motor Musuem

Athens- birthplace of democracy and home of a not so strong economy right now, isn’t all ancient ruins and grimy streets. When you have conquered the Acropolis and explored through the concrete jungle… Continue reading

Goodwood Festival of Speed is Pure Automotive Joy

Its hard to describe in words the feeling of being at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Pure automotive joy comes to our mind when we think of this incredible event. Goodwood Festival of… Continue reading

The Spirit of Brooklands lives on

The Spirit of Brooklands lives on through the Brooklands Double Twelve. We were blown away by two action-packed days of vintage Motorsport at the Brooklands Museum. The original Double Twelve was run by… Continue reading

Scrumptious Superstar Cars at Motorexpo

The 19th annual London Motorexpo at Canary Wharf fulfilled all of our expectations. World leading automotive brands showed off their superstar models in this corporate hub of the city. Being a free event,… Continue reading

Gumball 3000 invades Regent Street

Every year the Gumball 3000 Rally sees an eclectic group of celebs trekking wacky cars around the globe. We couldn’t resist the opportunity to check out this street party as the rich (and… Continue reading

Spring into an Autojumble

Beaulieu really is a special place. Not only are its grounds physically beautiful, Beaulieu prides itself on its annual Autojumble events. Where scores of buyers and sellers flock to the Hampshire automotive haven.… Continue reading

Beaulieu- Much More than a motor museum

Sometimes mottos are over-exaggerated. Unecessary claims are made about how grand something is. Beaulieu has been one of those places that we have wanted to visit for a long time. It has a… Continue reading

Top Quality Sushi: A Mind-Blowing Japanese Car Show

We have been really pumped to attend a ‘proper’ car show in the UK for sometime now. When the opportunity to check out Japfest at Castle Combe presented itself, we jumped! We didn’t… Continue reading

Out of the ordinary: Europe Street Cars- Volume One

It can make your day. It’s a moment that all car enthusiasts crave. There is something so exciting when you encounter something out of the ordinary. You might be zoned-out walking along the… Continue reading

An Aston like no other

At the recent South Bank Classic Car boot sale we stumbled across a very special Aston. An Aston like no other. This 1960 Aston Martin is a factory DB4 Lightweight. The race car… Continue reading

A Vintage Sunday in London

London has some of the best markets in the world. On any given weekend it’s not difficult to stumble upon some of the crazy bargains and amazing products on offer. Astonishing variety and… Continue reading

TOUGH TRACK TOY- TOINE’S OPEL SPEEDSTER

We are all united by a common cause and our unique passion. Car appreciation has no boundaries. It truly spans the globe. Which, makes us so excited when we hear from our subscribers,… Continue reading

Autoworld- A car museum the Belgian Way

You may have noticed that things have been a bit quiet online for us at Driven Threads. We do apologise that our blog and facebook page have been a little dormant so far… Continue reading

Crazy Kustoms and wild Cruisers

Its important to open your mind and be willing to experience different car and cultures. While we do not usually feature custom car and hot rods we occasionally like to get out of… Continue reading

Summer Sprints

We’ve been really excited about the return of the Geelong Sprints at the Geelong Revival. The Geelong waterfront provides a world class backdrop for this motorsport event. Perfect summer weather and huge crowds… Continue reading

Feline Appreciation

We love a bit of feline appreciation here at Driven Threads. And there was no better excuse to get up close with some gorgeous cats than at the recent Jaguar Car Club of… Continue reading

Sandown’s Got Talent

We’ve previously mentioned the unique calm feeling that pervades a race track on the early morning of a big meet. Its an eerie quiet scene as drivers and mechanics prepare and check everything,… Continue reading

Lambo City- Motorclassica 2013

In its fourth year at the iconic Royal Exhibition Building, Motorclassica is a premier event for the Australian automotive scene. Driven Threads attended the event last Saturday and we were thoroughly impressed by… Continue reading

Driven to be shown. Graeme’s R129 SL280.

Our first ‘Share your ride’ feature is a magnificent 1997 Mercedes SL 280 R129 owned by Graeme Inness. The R129 replaced the R107 SL-Class in 1989. In the early nineties, the R129 came to… Continue reading

der VR6 Golf – Infographic #5

“If you’ve ever heard the exhaust note of an accelerating R32, you can imagine the acoustic magic of an entire racetrack full of R32s. The narrow-angle V6’s sweet, burbling sounds like a Ferrari… Continue reading

The untouchable three pointed stars

Mercedes Benz is one of those untouchable marques steeped in pride and tradition. Today it is renowned for its polished innovation and excellence. It makes cars today that are as desirable as their… Continue reading

Healey does it…

Austin Healey’s really do it for us here at Driven Threads. With the recent Austin Healey Club of Victoria’a display at Docklands Promenade, we began to appreciate the finer points of these classics.… Continue reading

That vintage feel…

Passion and enthusiasm. Vintage car enthusiasts are a special breed. They are passionate and often one-eyed supporters of their chosen marque. Whether they choose to drive, restore or compete they are dedicated and… Continue reading

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