Want Want Want… the thoughts that continue to rattle around the office everytime the MP4-12C comes up in conversation. Yes it took a bit of beating in the hands of the worlds press the first time out and yes it doesn’t have the heart and soul of the 458, but my my is it a weapon… and an undercover super effective/classy weapon at that.

To prove they are not just about stats and data, the boys from Woking took their baby to the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany and threw the keys at famous ‘Ring meister Horst von Saurma, Editor-in-Chief of Sport Auto.

Looks, sounds and goes (7mins 28seconds) like a boss >>>

For Phil it's all about the car, the quality of content and the story. Having experienced life on both sides of the automotive business, the unbridled urge to set up his own unique motoring website led to crankandpiston.com being founded in his spare room. The rest as they say is history.

Phil McGovern