" In our ongoing search for the killer-est retro-cool runabout for a family of five with a bit of time on its hands, we recently stumbled upon this very lovely customised Mazda Familia 1200. The pictures come via the very interesting Nostalgic "
" There's something badass about the very name Husqvarna. The word has to be pronounced deep in the back of the throat, and it somehow reflects the raw simplicity of the bikes made by the Swedish brand. The bikes from the "
" It’s almost impossible to avoid cheesy, vaguely sexist anthropomorphisms when talking about this car. As I've said before. I nearly owned one in the eighties. I've regretted the missed opportunity ever since. Piero Castagnero designed the incredibly fine featured, "
" Last night we at Influx towers decided to dig out our fave car flick. It's been a while since we've seen it. Walter Hill's dark car chase movie The Driver is a stone cold classic. In fact, not only is "
" It starts early on. You probably got your first toy car as a present before your first birthday. By the age of three you were well versed in the arts and crafts of road and track and ramp construction and "
" In a little reprise of our recent Scandinavian theme, we felt the need to share with you an incredible picture of a rare moment of Volvo Air. Imagine the momentum the driver of this 240 would have had to carry to "
" There is little to compare in the history of the automobile, interms of pure automotive audacity as the Bugatti Royale. Designed literally for a handful of the world's regal elite in 1925, the car, otherwise known as a Type 41, is the "
"[gallery link="file"] Now, apart from the advantage we here at Influx towers have of getting to have a go in cars every now and then that we'd never be able to own, and deducing thereby the subtle vagaries of "
" Ok, so our 1973 Winnebago Brave is beautiful. That characterful face. That beautifully chromed flank. That killer veneered interior panelling. The funky vinyl dash. The cool lettering. And the Red Indian kitsch on the walls is worth its weight in unleaded. "
"[gallery link="file"] Ok, so we can understand the undeniable quirk of a pink paintjob. Your cars reflect something about you and your self, and the same is true of a bespoke paintjob. Our good friend Sarah Bennett Baggs' 911 looked "
" We at influx are on a particularly strange roadtrip in Ireland as we write, with a 1973 Winnebago Brave. More of that later this week. But, one of the crew sharing the Winnebago's Americana Kitsch sleeping compartments is an obsessive of "
" I'm sure I can't be the only one but the scorching heights of summer make me think of nitrous-boosted lumps, the smell of donuts and dirty burgers and the aroma of burnt rubber. Head to the Santa Pod Raceway, in "
" You can keep your traction control. You can keep your Bluetooth-synched Sat Nav. You can keep your self dimming mirrors, your piped two-tone leather upholstery and eighteen speaker Bose system. Give me a foot full of grunt with a heavy "