Withering use of the term ‘virtue signalling’ to mock those making a little too much fuss about their right-on credentials is relatively new. But the concept isn’t, its four-wheeled expression in the 80s being the big, boxy Volvo 240 estate.
Dan Trent: Old Volvo estates are cool
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.