Scaglietti Stories

Cars

"[gallery link="file"] When we stumbled upon a picture of Scaglietti's stunning Ferrari 750 Monza Spyder this morning it led us to want to share some of the work of a rather unsung master of coachwork. Baring in mind that this "

Friday Bike Crush # 2

Bikes

"[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Spring creeps up on you. And just when you're least expecting it, you start daydreaming of blasts through the countryside with the wind in your face and the rumble of a V-Twin beneath your loins. "

Matra 650 – V12 Loveliness

Cars

" Image: Robert Roux We're suckers here for two things; 1) brutal racing cars of the 1970s and 2) cutaway drawings of brutal racing cars of the 1970s. When these things come together we are bowled over. So, for your delight, behold this "

Evocation of the Evoque

Cars

" The New Range Rover looks like it will be reaching out to a new generation of consumers who have a little environmental knowledge encoded into their love of the Land Rover brand. We hope that the company manages to stay "

The Great John Surtees

People

" Driving for the Honda racing team, Surtees adjusts his goggles before the 1967 Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo. — Photograph © Schlegelmilch/Corbis John Surtees remains the only racer ever to have won a World championship on a bike and in car. "

Cars in Skirts

Cars

" We don't really know why skirts ever went out of fashion. There's something obvious about the flow of air afforded by fared rear three-quarters. To quote Charlie Sheen (sooth-saying nutcase du jour) "Duh, win!" And the fact that overt slipperyness "

Moto Guzzi’s Modern Classic

Bikes

" Somewhere back in the mists of time I spent a lot of time dreaming of riding a Moto Guzzi Le Mans 850. I was at the harrowing cusp of adolescence at the time, so this bike was about as unattainable as "

A Classic Indugence

Cars

" I can't imagine gaining the cojones to thread a Ferrari 250 SWB (which in this sort of race trim must be worth at least a couple of million Euros) through the French countryside on the limit. I can't even imagine being "

Lamborghini Aventador Arrives (almost)

Cars

" The runup to the Geneva Auto Salon always ups the ante in terms of launch buzz. If you're a card carrying concept geek it's your favourite time of year- but even the mildly petrolheaded amongst us can't fail to get "

Friday Car Crush Redux

Cars

"[gallery link="file"] We know we're being a bit boring about our love for the Lancia Fulvia. But now, remembering the dictum that less is sometimes more, we think we've fallen in love all over again with the pert little "

Bolt On Utility

Cars

"[gallery link="file"] Now, we're not saying that roofracks are cool per se. Far from it. The world is awash with the kind of plasticky but super practical contraptions by Thule and a host of other worthy companies, that do "

Cool Volvo Ads

Cars

" We're not sure exactly what the copy means. Our knowledge of Swedish is far from accurate, and even google's translation service seems to be a little knocked out of whack by the copy line. But we think we get it. "

Alfa Romeo Scighera!

Cars

" It's been a while since we posted pics of an interesting concept from the past. But Alfa's Scighera is a fine example of a piece of imagineering from the 1990a that is up there with some of the most outragous "