• Sunday 29th March, 2015

Lewis Hamilton’s Automotive Bling


"It's no secret that here at Influx towers we're Lewis Hamilton fans.In a strange, fascinating season in the ever-evolving oligarch's carnival that is F1. And as we said when he started the process with McLaren - lewis is letting "

Ronin 47 – über custom


"Custom culture has gone through the stratosphere.It's not even funny any more.Colorado based manufacturers Ronin have gone and started a 47-run line of Buell customs - inspired by the legendary Japanese warriors of lore. Each one will be "

Car Loathe: Scion ‘Skate Tourer’

"In an unholy alliance of the worlds of skateboarding, heavy rock and the motoring industry, generation Y exploiting Toyota US-focussed sub brand Scion has produced a one of special of this...thing. It's built for Riley Hawk - son of "

Car Crush: Talbot Time Warp


"It sounds like a piece of Hawking-like speculative theorising.When can it be possible to drive a brand new car that is actually over 30 years old?Well now actually Steve, and it's got nothing to do with string theory or "

VW Beetle: German High Culture?


"It's nice to see a great British institution giving a great German institution the credit it deserves.It may not be the most spectacular, efficient, cool, sexy or beautiful car that German industry has produced – but it's certainly the most "

Nitro Nights

Cars Culture

"Out over here next year this hardback promises to be a visual feast for all Nitro Heads.It is a collection of photography that documents the famous March meet at the Famoso drag strip in Bakersfield, California, one of the "

A Prayer for Saint Volvo

Cars People Culture

"If you’re free on November 15th and have some cash in your wallet then get your hair coiffured, stick on a smart suit, head down to Silverstone Auctions and get bidding on this 1966 Volvo P1800S.You could drive "

Lancia ECV


"The Lancia ECV was probably the most extreme expression of the Group B Ethos.600 HP. Carbon-Fibre and Kevlar bodied. Completely uncompromised. Deadly.But just look at it. When a little kid dreams of a rally car, this is the image "

Car Crush: Triumph TR7


" At the time I couldn’t stand the Triumph TR7. It was an abomination. Ugly. And many of the world’s motoring press said so, too.It just didn’t make sense, that cheese-wedge shape, that inconsequentially pert rear three "

Car Crush: Rover x BRM

"Gas Turbines — A much maligned power source.Sounding like the wheezings of a deadly dragon and producing freaky vehicles that used too much fuel – we are glad that some madcap engineers wanted to try them in racing cars.This snoop-nosed "

Ford Consul Capri


"It might have looked like a spaceship - particularly when compared to Ford UK’s standard issue cars of the time like the Anglia - but this first edition of a Ford car to carry the Capri moniker was as "

Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France

"We were gobsmacked by the beauty of this rare and precious Ferrari 250 GT 'Tour De France'.The first of the 250 Berlinettas rolled out of the factory in March 1956, and were the first real iteration of the genius combination of race-worthy "