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When I’m not helping someone get into their dream car, I’m usually washing my car or playing golf. It’s a great sport, something I find is a true test of the mind. My partner Penny and I actually met on the golf course by chance, and we share many common interests such as skiing and travel. We’ve been skiing in Canada, Japan and the US, where we managed to squeeze in a great road trip. I’m slowly bringing her round to sharing my interest in cars too. She’s also working on another test of the mind, naming all of the 37 cars I’ve owned!
I love speed – fast boats (Mach2 Moth) and fast cars – and it’s this very love that motivated my current wheels choice, a Mazda MX5.
I drive around 10,000kms p/a and have packaged my car over two years, with a minimum residual. I don’t normally hold onto cars this long, but I love the MX5.
I’m coming to the end of the lease and I’m starting to think about my next car… Any ideas?
1967 Baby Blue Holden HR. Came with a Paddle Pop stick for the key.
My favourite road trip at the moment has to be when Penny and I went skiing in California at the beginning of the year. Travelling from the north to the south of Lake Tahoe, we hired a car and drove along the lakeside. It was the most stunning drive, through tunnels and over bridges, keeping the frozen lake to our right hand side. Occasionally you could see snow covered beaches, and you could just imagine yourself lying out here in the summer, when it would be just as beautiful.
You weren’t sure what the weather was going to be like around the next bend, having gone through three weather changes in just a couple of hours, from sun to rain to snow, it certainly kept you on your toes. Although I’m used to driving sports cars, I was glad we had hired a Nissan Xterra 4wd for the trip. Definitely one of the best drives I’ve ever done.
I enjoy my work because I like creating and delivering car benefits to my clients. It’s great to be a part of an industry-leading team.