I may very well be wrong, but I think these are Dune Buggies. I was on my mini Mobike adventure last week and was taking a picture of the bike by the dancing fountains in Greengate Square when there was a terrible racket behind me. I turned round and there was an entire line of these beautifully presented vehicles waiting at the lights on Chapel Street. They turned onto Victoria Bridge Street towards the Cathedral and then made a right into Deansgate. There must have been about 40 of them, possibly on a rally of some sort. They were quick so forgive the quality.

While posting this I’m listening to a programme on BBC Radio 4 about the impact of American English on English here. I noticed that I’d written ‘made a right into Deansgate’ when I should have said ‘turned into Deansgate.’ As I have said before there is no such thing as American English, there is only Queen’s English and mistakes. 

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