Funny thing brand snobbery. I kid myself I’m way above such shallow concerns, smirking at VW or Audi owners who equate driving a Skoda to the ultimate in social shame, no matter they’ve often got essentially the same car with a different badge on the grille.
Dan Trent: Is the Vauxhall VX220 the Lotus you want?
Exposure to a Performance Car review of the Lamborghini Countach 5000QV at an impressionable age set Dan Trent on course for a life-long obsession with cars. Immersion in the world of used car temptation with a spell as editor of PistonHeads.com only sealed the deal, compulsive online tyre-kicking now a daily ritual. He’s still some way off that Countach though.