S60 and 95 – New Swedish Ambassadors

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"There are at least two key launches this year from Scandinavian manufacturers, and both of these are in the rather crowded 'premium saloon' segment. After announcing their best first quarter for eighteen years, Volvo are throwing their hat in this "

The X Factor

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" Portuguese artist Miguel Palma is fascinated by technology and the way that it affects people's lives. So when he found his 1963 Jaguar Mark Ten in his native Lisbon, a natural curiosity about the graceful beauty's lineage led him to create "

The Cult of DeLorean

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" Here at Influx towers we're not sure if we fully understand the ongoing and widespread obsession with the 1980s. But one thing we definitely admire are the period angles of the ill fated Delorean DMC-12. The car was the brainchild "

If You Want to be Happy…

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" 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

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"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?

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" 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

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" 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

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"[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

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" 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

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"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 "