Cockburnís Call

5 design heights Ė and 5 frights

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MX-5 CONTROLS

Only one stalk per side of the wheel and both are easily read. WHY is this unusual?!

MX-5 ROOF

A simple and single-handed five-second conversion from open to closed.

AMG BOOT(S)

These include a first-aid kit and safety jacket; which should be provided in every car

BMW GULLWING DOORS

Handy in tight parking, head-friendly and infinitely superior to the Mercedes variant

XR8 ENGINE BAY

A visual delight that also allows swift assessment of fluid levels and filter condition

God!

AMG GT S CONTROLS

Irresponsibly requires the driver to divert attention and hands for more performance

BMW i8 BOOT

Minimal capacity and engine heating mean tiny stowage in this nominal four-seater

HOLDEN DASH

In an Australian car, mass chrome arrayed under a raked screen is simply inexcusable

PEUGEOT PAINT

Matte finish is unnecessarily grainy, sure to hinder easy cleaning of dust and droppings

LEXUS FRONT

All you could ever need to comprehend the basic difference between style and design