Innovative furniture-vehicle engineer who co-starred in Wheeler Dealers and Auto Trader, and appeared on other automotive reality shows.
A graduate of London South Bank University, he started the Cummfy Banana Limited, which was a company that designed unique vehicles for advertisers.
He set a Guinness record for fastest furniture - racing a motorized sofa at 92mph (148 km/h).
He married his longtime girlfriend Imogen China.
He was a frequent guest on Jeremy Clarkson's show Top Gear, where he showed off crazy motor vehicle gadgets.