Motors & Me: Seamus McCabe

Seamus McCabe with his the Ferrari F355 and Lotus Elise

What are you currently driving?

Ferrari F355 Red, Lotus Elise and Range Rover Khan.

Love at first sight, or just a means to get from A to B?

Always a love, it’s the only true Love, as they don’t answer back.

What’s under the bonnet?

F355 — 3.5 V8 380bhp

Petrol head or Sunday driver?

I don’t like the idea of being classed as a petrol head — but I guess I am!

What was your first car?

Toyota Corolla K30 4-door with go faster stripes and some hand-painted finishing touches. Followed that with a Hi-Ace Van with a touch of Pimp My Ride. It was great for the girls!

Motors & Me: Seamus McCabe

What else do/did you own?

Too many to remember — but a few nice machines stand out. I remember a BMW X5 Sport, BMW 850 and a BMW M3 Coupe.

Dream drive in dream location?

Lamborghini Diablo burned orange on Route 66 (Cannonball Run eat your heart out)!

Passenger you’d most like on a long journey?

Ah, I guess that would have to be my Polish girlfriend. She’s 20 years younger than me and purrs like my Ferrari. My two sons won’t be very happy with that decision — oh well!

Passenger you’d least like?

Ah that’s easy — that would have to be my ex-mother-in-law.

What’s on your playlist?

The ‘Final Count Down’, ‘Top Gun’ and ‘Driving Home for Christmas’.


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