Peter Dron wrote for The Daily Telegraph as a columnist and contributor for 15 years. Before that, he was the launch editor of the British monthly magazine Fast Lane, which had a circulation of over 50,000. Before that, he was a road tester for Motor, then Britain’s biggest-selling weekly motoring magazine, eventually rising to be the magazine's features editor. He has also contributed to numerous other publications in Britain, the US, France, Germany, Australia, and South Africa. In the 1980s he tested approximately 100 cars per year.