If You Want to be Happy…


" On this particular day, when we've been saturated with admonitions to change your own and your neighbour's lives by sticking a little cross next to one politician or another's name, we thought that the various spin doctors of party politics "

Mazda RX-7 Group B


"We stumbled across this rare and rather killer footage of the fleeting moments of Mazda's RX7 Group B career on the highly entertaining Japanese Nostalgic Car blog. Listen to the sound of the RX7's high-revving rotary engine, and enjoy "

BMW CS 3.0: The Nicest?


" Call us a little predictable but the beauty of the CS is our most enduring car crush: for this year at least. And stumbling upon this black beauty documented by photographer Mats Sundstrom, we think we've fallen in love all "

Why We Love the Festival of Speed

Cars Culture

" Ok, so it happens every year, but it's getting bigger and more interesting each upon each. Even the most jaded of motoring hacks will get a little bit excited at the prospect of the Goodwood festival of speed. There's no "

Stars And Their Cars


"[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] A skyrocketing star need a killer car. And over the years various shots of legends of music, screen and stage have been photographed with their ride of choice. Each has added something to each's image. "

Summer = Utility

Cars Culture

" About this time of year, with the back-to-back bank holidays and the blossom hanging heavy on the boughs, even the most committed drivers among us begin to think of the beauty of sports utility. Despite the partly justified bad press "

The Art of Racing


" Stumbled across this really attractive line work over the weekend. Reminds us of what is often overlooked about the popularity of classic race bikes: their simplicity. Illustrator Gianmarco Magnini evokes the raw, purposefulness of a racing classic in the lines "

High on the Chaparral


"As a European there are certain things about North American motor racing that get us excited. And its nothing to do with NASCAR. But mention the words Laguna Seca, Can Am and Chapparal, and we get a little sweaty palmed "

Ferrari GTO and the Meaning of Envy


"[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md_jcC6OnIU&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] ... and imagine hand-painting your 250 California Spider to look like a jeep! What may seem madness from the perspective of 2010 was all part of the gilded "

It’s Better in the Wind


" Screen grabs. Social networking. Iphone apps. A world without walls was dreamt up by software marketing people to make you think that working everywhere, any time would be a benefit to your own sense of freedom and transcendence of the "

Global Apocalypse!


"Reason One: It’s all going to be okay… The magnificently-named former OPEC leader Sheikh Yamani pointed out to his colleagues decades ago that the stone age didn’t end for lack of stone: his point was that mankind wouldn’"

Ten Green Classics


" 1: The Honda Insight Mk1 Back when it was released in 1999 the first mass market electric hybrid it was otherworldly and strange. And  the cooler for it. A decade on it is retro progressive and quaint. Dig the clamp-busting rear wheels, "