Angus Davies reviews the Chopard Mille Miglia 2015 Race Edition, an ebullient version of the Mille Miglia GTS Power Control, launched earlier this year at Baselworld 2015. This watch joins a long line of octane-rich timepieces referencing the Swiss luxury brand’s role as official timekeeper of the iconic 1,000-mile race from Brescia to Rome and back.
I feel compelled to warn my fellow residents of Lancashire that my 18 year-old daughter, Isobel, is learning to drive. I have to be honest, she does not seem to be a natural driver and I suspect, despite having spent much of my savings on driving lessons, that it will remain some time before she is driving alone on Britain’s roads.
As Isobel recently drove past our lounge window in the driving instructor’s tortured Ford Fiesta, I was reminded of my own shortcomings behind the wheel when I was of a similar age, learning to drive. Indeed, I still recall the days when, owing to a lack of experience, I sat behind the steering wheel and the car would “kangaroo” along the road, highlighting my poor clutch control and inability to deftly apply throttle.
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