The Driver

Cars Culture

" 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 "

Why Kids Love Cars


" 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 "

Volvo Gets Air!


" 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 "

Bugatti Type 41 Royale


" 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 "

Many Colours of Lambo


"[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 "

Brave of Heart, Weak of Limb


" 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. "

Pink Ladies?

People Culture

"[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 "

Mazda Cosmo Sport


" 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 "

Summer’s a Drag


" 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 "

Jaques Lafitte in a Ferrari F40LM


" 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 "

Many Faces of the Fast Ford


"[gallery] Whichever way the Ford GT has been copied, replica-ed, reproduced, slathered over, argued about, loved, fetishised and lionised, it remains one of the most intriguing sports cars ever produced. It's one of the those designs that seems to morph "

Alfa Romeo Montreal


" It never ceases to cheer us up to see look at the gorgeous lines of the Alfa Romeo Montreal, which was penned by Lamborghini Muira designer Marcello Gandini whilst working at the Bertone Carrozzeria toward the end of the sixties. "

The Ultimate Man Cave?


" There's something extremely decadent about living with your motor. And when that motor is a steel grey Ferrari 512 BB, then not only is the decadence justified - it's also delicious. Imagine taking that young lady circa 1985, back to the pad "