Rory Reid

Rory Reid

Cars Editor

Rory Reid is an award-winning motoring journalist and TV presenter of Gadget Geeks on Sky 1.

Rory carries at least two mobile phones with him at all times, is constantly breaking things and loves the smell of burning clutches in the morning.

roryreid@recombu.com | @rory79 | Google+

Latest posts

Ford Focus ST Review

8 days ago | POSTED IN Reviews

Ford has a lot riding on the success of the new Focus ST. Billed as the company's first global performance car, the ST has the unenviable task of appealing to British and European…

Ford Focus ST Review

Toronto Batman reviews the Hyundai i30

16 days ago | POSTED IN Videos

A lot can go wrong when doing a video review of a new car. Vehicles can break down, they can crash spectacularly and sometimes Batman can swoop in out of nowhere and totally hijack…

Toronto Batman reviews the Hyundai i30

Land Rover works round the clock to produce Evoque

17 days ago | POSTED IN News

The Range Rover Evoque is selling like hotcakes – so much so that Land Rover has had to ask the staff at its Halewood planet to work around the clock to meet demand. Land Rover…

Land Rover works round the clock to produce Evoque

BikeLink crash helmet accessory is a wireless brake light

23 days ago | POSTED IN News

A small US start-up has created a prototype motorcycle helmet accessory that lights up when the rider uses the controls on the handlebars. The BikeLink system is a set of helmet-m…

BikeLink crash helmet accessory is a wireless brake light

Sensors in parking bays let you find vacant spaces with an app

23 days ago | POSTED IN News

Tiny sensors in the road could make it easier for motorists to find vacant parking spaces. Westminster City Council has begun embedding small glass-domed sensors in the road surface,…

Sensors in parking bays let you find vacant spaces with an app

Audi Cam gives mechanic's eye view of vehicle repairs

23 days ago | POSTED IN News

The era of car mechanics quoting you extortionate prices for repairs you're not even sure you need could be at an end. Audi has rolled out a new 'Audi Cam' service that allows their…

Audi Cam gives mechanic's eye view of vehicle repairs

Nissan NV200 London Taxi to replace iconic London black cab?

24 days ago | POSTED IN News

The venerable LTI TX London black cab will soon be a relic of a bygone era -- if Nissan gets its way. The Japanese automaker has developed its own hackney carriage, based on its NV200…

Nissan NV200 London Taxi to replace iconic London black cab?

2013 Lamborghini Aventador to get stop-start with cylinder deactivation

27 days ago | POSTED IN News

Lamborghini drivers do not, we repeat, do not give a rat's backside about saving the planet. But that hasn't stopped the supercar company from developing a stop-start system for its…

2013 Lamborghini Aventador to get stop-start with cylinder deactivation

Ford Focus ST versus on all comers in video

27 days ago | POSTED IN News

Ford has been singing the praises of its new Focus ST for the best part of two years, but now the car has hit the streets we find ourselves asking 'just how good is it?' Ford itself…

Ford Focus ST versus on all comers in video

Mobile pavilion concept is a gazebo on wheels

28 days ago | POSTED IN News

Concept car designers take their inspiration from a multitude of sources -- nature, science fiction, the hallucinogenic effects of illicit substances. Designer Sean Seongjun Ko has…

Mobile pavilion concept is a gazebo on wheels

French artist Natacha Mercier covers old Merc in 100,000 dead flies

29 days ago | POSTED IN News

A French artist has covered a Mercedes-Benz in dead flies. Natacha Mercier coated the old Benz in squares of fly paper, parked it in a greenhouse and released 100,000 flies to do what…

French artist Natacha Mercier covers old Merc in 100,000 dead flies

GM working on WiFi pedestrian detection system

29 days ago | POSTED IN News

Ever walked straight into traffic because you were too busy using your mobile phone to notice the threat of impending death? Well help could be at hand. GM is developing a pedestrian…

GM working on WiFi pedestrian detection system

New 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class tweaks explained

1 month ago | POSTED IN News

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class will undergo a big revamp in 2014 but before that the firm has given its 2013 model a shot in the arm designed to help it compete with the latest BMW 3…

New 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class tweaks explained

Kia Sportage vs Nissan Qashqai vs Hyundai ix35

1 month ago | POSTED IN Vs

Compact SUVs, or crossovers as they're often called, are all the rage these days. But with so much high quality choice available, it can be difficult picking the make and model that's…

Kia Sportage vs Nissan Qashqai vs Hyundai ix35

Olympics lanes: Your questions answered

1 month ago | POSTED IN Features

Confused by the Olympics lanes that have popped up throughout London? We were totally baffled so we sat down, did the research and can now bring you the definitive answers to the most…

Olympics lanes: Your questions answered

Artist builds London Bus that does push-ups

1 month ago | POSTED IN News

A Czech artist has made a London bus that can do push-ups. Yes, you read that correctly. Controversy-courting artist David Cerny has turned an iconic London double-decker into a…

Artist builds London Bus that does push-ups

Harman lets you control your car through Kinect-style gestures

1 month ago | POSTED IN News

Ever raised a middle finger in rage at your car's reluctance to do your bidding? Well in the future such actions could be the default way of controlling your vehicle. How very cont…

Harman lets you control your car through Kinect-style gestures

Cooking with a Corvette engine: Robert Llewellyn's V8 car-b-que

1 month ago | POSTED IN Features

The Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is good for many things; posing in, drifting, driving fast -- oh and cooking. No, seriously. The car is powered by an enormous 6.2-litre V8 engine…

Cooking with a Corvette engine: Robert Llewellyn's V8 car-b-que

MG to supply MG6 cars to Jamaican Olympics stars

1 month ago | POSTED IN News

American and Jamaican track athletes are amongst the fastest in the world but when it comes to getting about even they need a set of wheels. Luckily for Usain Bolt and co., MG has…

MG to supply MG6 cars to Jamaican Olympics stars

Volvo V40 Review

1 month ago | POSTED IN Reviews

Premium hatchbacks have soared in popularity in recent years, the BMW 1 Series and Audi A3 being two of the finest examples. Volvo fancies a slice of that action and will tackle its…

Volvo V40 Review

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