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Category Archives: Features & Opinion

Movember Moustache Special!

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article is a special one for Movember – the best moustaches from the world of tv, film and sport!   Movember is an annual event that sees men from all backgrounds grow facial hair for the month of November, to try and raise awareness for all sorts of issues that can … Continue reading

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Dick Dastardly from the cartoon series Wacky Races twirling his moustache and looking menacingly into the camera

Winter Car Accessories by DriveDen

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article discusses all the accessories and items you may need to prepare for your car for the Winter.   As the cold and dark months approach, it’s good to get your car prepared early. The Winter months are particularly hard on vehicles, so any little thing a driver can do will … Continue reading

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a man putting a Walser tyre traction mat under the wheel of his car to help get it out of the snow

Halloween Special – Scariest Car Repairs!

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This special article for Halloween looks at the scariest car repairs ever seen!   Halloween is traditionally the scariest night of the year…but all year-round, there are plenty of horrifying car repairs being made that most people would never ever dream of attempting. It’s not a nice thought that somewhere out on … Continue reading

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a white car with a domestic airconditioning unit modified to fit in the rear passenger window

Friday 13th Special: Spooky TV & Film Cars

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article, posted on Friday the 13th, looks at some of the best cars from spooky-themed TV & Film.   October 2017 contains both the usual Halloween, but also a Friday the 13th! With this spooky coincidence in mind, check out this list of strange and unusual cars from eerie TV & … Continue reading

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The Ecto-1 car from the film Ghostbusters

Care By Volvo – Could It Change The Way We Own Cars?

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article discusses the 2018 Volvo XC40 and the Care by Volvo subscription service that could change car ownership forever.   The launch of the 2018 Volvo XC40 has created quite a bit of excitement in the industry – not only for the overall design and promise of the vehicle itself, which … Continue reading

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A white 2018 Volvo XC40 with a phone showing a Volvo car service app

Is There Too Much Choice In the Car Market?

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article discusses the pros and cons of there being so much choice in the car market today.   It wasn’t too long ago that car manufacturers produced a small number of vehicles in a range, making sure that all the basics were covered – a small Hatchback, family Saloon, a useful … Continue reading

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Six of the Most Unusual and Quirky Car Features

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article looks at six of the most unusual car features ever seen, from the ‘Openometer’ to seat belt presenters.   We’re big fans of the new Mazda MX-5 RF, with it’s clever retractable roof…though it actually stands for ‘retractable fastback!’. So inspired by this quirky design, we decided to look back … Continue reading

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a grey Mazda MX-5 RF with it's roof being lowered

The Best of Group B – Rallying’s Greatest and Most Dangerous Era

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article checks out 5 of the best cars from the most dangerous era in sport – Group B Rally.   Group B was an era that defined rallying – but it came at a huge cost to those involved, with several drivers and spectators killed during it’s brief tenure. The search … Continue reading

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an Audi Quattro Group B rally car jumps in front of spectators on a dirt road

Super Touring – The Golden Years of the British Touring Car Championship

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article looks back at the golden era of the British Touring Car Championship – the Super Touring years.   Back in the 1990s, touring cars was the coolest form of racing you could see and the star of the show was the BTCC – the British Touring Car Championship. The ‘Super … Continue reading

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a yellow and blue Renault Laguna touring car leads other cars around a track in the British Touring Car Championship

The Best and Worst of China’s Copycat Cars

The DriveDen blog provides advice, news and reviews. This article discusses some of the best and worst of China’s most blatant copycat cars.   Some say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery…but we’re not so sure some European car manufacturers would agree when it comes to certain Chinese cars on the market. Here are our pick of the best…or … Continue reading

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a comparison of the Landwind and Land Rover Evoque car models that look very similar