The things they say

“The engine responds to wide throttle openings with an outraged gasp and a lurch forward; it’s like pinching the Queen’s bum.” — Shaun Campbell, in a road-test report on the Volvo 340.

“I begin the day with a power breakfast. I eat on a slow in, fast out basis, just like my cornering technique.” — Martin Vincent, accompanied by a photograph of him sitting on a loo, describing a day in his road-test routine. Both examples of modern motor journalism in the very best of bad taste in the new-look Autocar & Motor.