Ferrari 458 in Black


"[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] These are the first pictures we've seen of Ferrari's new glamour-puss in stealth mode. The monochrome brings out the chiselled angles of the stunning Pininfarina design. From the rear the purposeful stance of the car "

The Girl on the Motorcycle


" 'Serious film buffs' often dismiss the admittedly ponderous and indulgent 1968 film from Jack Cardiff that was based on Mandiargues's quasi surrealistic novel as a slightly ridiculous joke. But if you dig the aesthetic of the last couple of years of "

Ferrari Fuel


" Not sure why we haven't seen this before, but this is undoubtedly some of the nicest pieces of automotive action we've come across for a very long time. One possible reason for this exquisite (and doubtlessly extremely expensive)  commercial's lack "

James Lovelock: Petrolhead Icon?


"James Lovelock, the ninety one year old maverick environmental scientist is doing the media rounds this week with a series of lectures and media appearances. It may be overstating the fact to say that the creator of the Gaia Hypothesis "

Mutant Exige from Silverstone Via Texas


" Historically the fastest and sexiest piece of Anglo-American vehicular collaboration may have been the Mustang P51 fighter-bomber. But now, there's a demonic transatlantic pretender to the P51's throne. Meet the Hennessey Venom GT. The engine's from the Lone Star "

‘Vehicles’ Exhibition


" Photographer Tim Smyth has launched a joint exhibition with artist Guy Gormley called 'Vehicles' at Son Gallery in London's less-than-fashionable peckham. The exhibition runs until April 11 and explores the relationship between humans and cars through documentary and abstract photography. The "

Evel Genius


" My cousins were the cool kids. It was the seventies. They had skateboards and Raleigh Choppers. They had leather sofas and crazy paving and their dad drove a Jensen Interceptor. But it wasn't these totems of seventies aspiration that made "

Fuji Speedway Cine

Cars Culture

" This film, which we stumbled upon at seems to be a bit of Mazda propaganda from the early seventies. Dig the kodachrome-style colour saturation of the film itself. Dig the wickedly spooky loungecore soundtrack. Dig the style "

McLaren 12C born (again)


" As the wires are abuzz with the official launch paraphernalia of Maclaren Automotive, we had to make our perhaps predictable take on the new British supercar. Sure, if McLaren produce a production car it is going to be special. Of "

Of Time and the Porsche


" When I was a kid, I had a big picture book of cars. I was a bit obsessed with it. Right in the centre spread of the book was a huge full bleed picture of a Porsche 911. Silver paintwork. Black "

Anniversary GSX-R600


" Following the successful launch of the 25th anniversary GSX-R750 last month, Suzuki GB unveiled the second model in the exclusive trilogy this week with the limited edition GSX-R600. It comes with an exclusive colour scheme replicating the 1999 factory machine, like "

Andrew Bush: Vector Portraits


"[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] LA based artist Andrew Bush graduated from Yale University with an MFA in Photography in 1982 and has been pursuing the Vector Portraits series since he moved to Los Angeles in 1989. For this series of photos "

Top Ten Cult Classics


"BMW HP2 Megamoto Why? One of the first signs that BMW had loosened its tie and started drinking in the morning. Powered by a highly tuned version of the fuel-injected, 1170cc, 8-valve Boxer engine, it is the most playful BMW "