"Few cars of the British mid-century boom time swaggered with as much blue collar ostentation as the Ford Zodiac. Coming across like an over-promoted shop steward who sold out the masses with chrome - the Zodiac took its fins and "
"Who loves ya baby?! Anyone bought up with long, boring Sunday afternoons in the 1970s will recognise those four little words instantly. TV cop Kojak's catchphrase wasn't the only reason for the shows enduring appeal. Hollywood tough guy Telly Savalas's "
"Few brands on the planet, in the entire history of commerce, have such a strong identity as Harley-Davidson. But for all that strength of identity, the brand has an amazingly diverse and multi-layered aspect. For some, all that noise and "
"That distinctive Harley styling had long remained a family affair. For fifty years Willie G Gibson (below) – a direct descendent of the Davidson founding partners - had his hand and eye on pretty much everything that came out of those "
"Somewhere deep in the south of Tokyo is a tiny little workshop that is forever Milwaukee. Hawgholics is the passion child of Gaku – one of the nicest fellahs you’re likely to meet and purveyor of some of the most "
"My first encounter with Harley-Davidson came in the early nineties when I was just a kid. My older sister’s boyfriend, who worked for Harley, would come round to pick up my sister on a variety of machines. Right from "
"It strikes me, after spending a week in Tokyo, that the Japanese even do European better than Europeans do. You can see evidence everywhere. There are immaculate G Wagons all over the place, customised and wrapped and rocking nice alloys "
"Whatever happened to the likely lads? Meet the Citroen Saxo. You know, the Max Power generation? The Red Line Magazine monkeys. The boys and girls tinkering and tweaking and representing down in the car park of your local rec; lapping "
"Brand loyalty is a curious thing. And with Yamaha, there are a few twists in the tale. I was obsessed with Barry Sheene as a kid - many of us of a certain vintage were. But the evil genius to "
"Citroen's 1972 Concept was about as typical as it got for the period. All the signature Bertone touches of the era are there - the sloping surfaces, flattened perspectives. There are louvred vents on the rear pillars. There is the minimalist "
"Janis Joplin was a deeply committed, electrifying soul singer who took no prisoners and left everything on stage. She died at 27, failing like so many other sons and daughters of rock'n'roll, to negotiate the treacherous reef that exists out there "
"The Persuaders is lodged somewhere deep in our childhood memory. The music after all was composed by John Barry - what more is there to say? Those mystic chords wrought in an intense early synth burn an atmosphere of louche "
"The Intermediate-Sized Performance Car. Doesn't sound as Sexy as 'Muscle Car' does it? But even though the original Mad Men of the US advertising industry missed a neat moniker trick initially, the Nash Rambler Rebel is considered by many to "