If the MX5, a rear-engined, perfectly balanced sports car that can hit 140mph with the roof down is going to get more stick than a sheep-in-wolfs-clothing-can’t-outrun-your-nan-in-her-1.6-Honda-Jazz then something has to change in the way the general public colloquialise car categorisation…
We politely moved into the left hand lane, as if some imaginary race steward was frantically waving a blue flag in our direction. The Porsche pulled alongside to overtake and at that moment the planets aligned. The traffic lights ahead turned red.
The Porsche pulled in behind and sat on my bumper for the best part of 40 minutes. He didn’t go past, we weren’t doing crazy speeds but this is the point. The TT is everything the Porsche is, other than around 40mph at the top end. When do you ever reach the top end of a car? Two weeks in an Audi TT ruined a lifetime of anticipation.
This review was originally written for Wavelength Surf Magazine, January 2013: Overview: Being such a huge fan of my everyday Mondeo TDCI Estate, my prediction was that after 10 days […]