Famous Last Words

IN THIS MONTHS EDITION | February 2022

This month in Famous Last Words:

– Podcast – Young Tasmanian Alex Peroni in the European Le Mans Series

– Hyundai IONIQ 5 – carsales Car of the Year.

– Jeep Recovery US style!

– The World’s Highest Railway Bridge.

– Motor vehicle inventions and expeditions from the 100 years ago.

Enjoy! Glenn Ridge

Famous Last Words


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