Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Saturday 18th October 1986

34 years ago

Pride of place at the British International Motor Show held at NEC went to Jaguar's new XJ6, which had enjoyed enormous publicity even before this, its international launch. Appearing in Britain for the first time, Suzuki's stunning little RS1 concept car, a mid-engined two-seater packing a 1300cc twin-cam - a modern Midget in spirit. Bertone's four-seater Zabrus was based on Citroen BX running gear. Long doors opened vertically, the front seats rotated to aid access, and the rear hatch was extended well into the roof.

Citroen Zabrus (Bertone), 1986

Citroen Zabrus (Bertone), 1986