Verde Germoglio – The Green Sprout

Verde Germoglio – literal translation: Green Sprout. So exotic, yet so simple. It’s an official Ferrari colour that most have never heard of, let alone seen in person. And I was no different, until I chanced upon a 246 Dino GTS painted this most electric shade at an event the…

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Scenes from WRC Wales Rally GB

The great thing about the UK is that you’re rarely too far away from anything. So, when the World Rally Championship comes to town and you already have plans for the weekend, you still stand half a chance of getting out to a stage or two. That was exactly what…

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A visit to Europa Engineering

Sitting on the plane from Australia to Heathrow, probably somewhere over rural Uzbekistan, I gazed out at the snow capped mountains below and cracked open my fourth bag of complimentary peanuts. I wondered what I’d find in England over the coming months, and what sorts of car stories I would be…

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Wales, Snowdonia and the Evo Triangle

There are several important factors one must consider when choosing a location for a long weekend away. Suitability of accomodation, local attractions, quality of restaurants, proximity of good coffee and things to do are all important. But there’s one more factor, shining brightly as the most crucial element to investigate…

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Fitted UK – Manchester 2017

I’d wager a bet that Stance is a dirty word for the majority of Any Given Reason readers. We typically worship at the temple of kissing the rev limiter in third gear, of long early morning drives through twisting roads, of sticky rubber flinging small stones into guard liners and…

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Land Rover’s of the Isle of Wight

Any Given Reason has spent the last month on the Isle of Wight, located just off the UK’s south coast near Portsmouth. It’s a pretty little place that was once infamous as the very definition of English seaside kitsch, but that’s rapidly changing and there’s plenty to do if walking,…

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