2019 Articles #EV


With over 100 years of innovation and pioneering technology, pushing the boundaries and impressing the world, Nissan has grown to be Japan’s 2nd biggest automotive manufacturer, but at what cost? Today Stelvio Automotive looks into Nissan’s motorsport missteps and asks what’s gone wrong? By Sean Smith

Fourteen races taking place in twelve countries with twenty four drivers fighting to be number one by the end of the sixth season of Formula E. Today Stelvio Automotive looks into what’s changed and who to watch out for in what could be the best season yet of the all-electric single seater series. By Sean Smith

2020 will see the introduction of the Electric Touring Car Racing Series, pitting real life road cars against each other under electric power alone. Today Stelvio Automotive takes a look at the specs and the potential of this series and why it matters to the world. By Sean Smith

Lotus have just changed what it means to be a hypercar, and it could change the World. Today Stelvio Automotive takes a look at not just the fastest, most powerful Lotus ever made, but something truly special in the history of motoring, the Evija. By Sean Smith

On July 7th 2019, the inaugural MotoE Championship will line up on the starting grid as the first venture into electric motorcycle racing. Today Stelvio Automotive looks at the struggles, the flaws and the golden opportunity this series has to change the world. By Sean Smith

Part 2 of my Tamiya TT-01 career review switches things up a gear as the on-track action and competition increases and the cars are pushed to their developmental limits. Looking at the highs, the lows and the final races of the little car which delivered against the opposition. By Sean Smith

As a 75th Article Special, today I recount the story of my Tamiya TT-01 and the racing brilliance it achieved. Part 1 takes a look at the early development which occurred as I was introduced to the world of RC racing and got up to speed against the carbon fibre competition at the University of Hertfordshire RC club. By Sean Smith

Kicking off the new series, today Stelvio Automotive's first race report comes from the West Country at Melksham's WWMCC and the March 2019 1 day Championship. 25 cars and drivers, 3 qualis, 2 races, winner takes all, with close, fast racing and some surprise to top it off. By Alistair Walker

French concept cars are the very definition of the term, in that, they almost never become reality. But today Stelvio Automotive takes a look at one which not only has a possibility of bucking the trend, but actually should for the good of the company who designed it. By Sean Smith