Car Throttle is a British media platform company for car enthusiasts based in London.

Founded in 2009 as a car blog by Adnan Ebrahim, the company has grown to become one of the largest car communities online and allows users to create content alongside featured editorial articles. In March 2015, Quantcast reported that Car Throttle received over 5 million monthly visitors globally.

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HQLondon, GB
Size (employees)29 (est)+4%
Car Throttle was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Car Throttle

Adnan Ebrahim

Adnan Ebrahim

Founder & CEO
Alex Kersten

Alex Kersten

Editor in Chief
Ethan Smale

Ethan Smale

James Dryden

James Dryden

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Car Throttle Office Locations

Car Throttle has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
White Bear Yard, 2nd Floor, 144a Clerkenwell Road
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Car Throttle Financials and Metrics

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Car Throttle total Funding

$3 m

Car Throttle latest funding size

$2.40 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Car Throttle investors

Car Throttle's latest funding round in January 2015 was reported to be $2.4 m. In total, Car Throttle has raised $3 m
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Car Throttle Revenue

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0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Car Throttle Online and Social Media Presence

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Car Throttle Blogs

That 'Half Price' Totalled Audi R8 Has Been Repaired For $500

YouTuber Samcrac has managed to repair the damaged frame of his cheap R8 for a fraction of the near $30k insurance estimate

The Sub-£7000 Peugeot 208 GTI Is The Affordable Hot Hatch You Didn't Consider

Prices of Peugeot's recently discontinued 208 GTI have dropped below £7000 on the used market

E36 BMW 325i Time Attack Car Runs M4 Dual Clutch Gearbox

This unusual E36 time attack car uses an M4's DCT 'box, and the reason is actually quite sensible

Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Recalled Due To Throttle-Interfering Floormats

6745 Grand Cherokees Track Hawks and SRTs have been recalled as the driver's side floormat could trap the accelerator pedal

Here's Your First Decent Look At The Deliciously Curvy New Mazda 3

Mazda's latest teaser shows that the production 3 - which could run the high-compression SkyActiv-X engine - will closely follow the styling of the Kai concept

Watch The Incoming BMW M8 Fill The 'Ring With Its Curious V8 Noise

M Division's version of the new 8-series has been spotted charging around the Nurburgring in test mule form
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Car Throttle Company Life and Culture

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Car Throttle Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Car Throttle founded?

    Car Throttle was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Car Throttle key executives?

    Car Throttle's key executives are Adnan Ebrahim, Alex Kersten and Ethan Smale.

  • How many employees does Car Throttle have?

    Car Throttle has 29 employees.

  • Who are Car Throttle competitors?

    Competitors of Car Throttle include BitGravity, Redbox and Unruly.

  • Where is Car Throttle headquarters?

    Car Throttle headquarters is located at White Bear Yard, 2nd Floor, 144a Clerkenwell Road, London.

  • Where are Car Throttle offices?

    Car Throttle has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Car Throttle have?

    Car Throttle has 1 office.