• Sunday 26th April, 2015

Porsche: the sum of its parts

Cars

"Came across this amazing 'teardown' video on the venerable and inspirational Le Container recently.It's magic being able to see the frightening amount of moving parts that goes into making the magical 'simplicity' that is the Porsche 911.Without peeking into "

Spirit of the Seventies

Cars

"Something strange happened in the early seventies.In fact, quite a lot of strange things happened in that part of a weird decade.But in the motoring industry – it just so happened that some of the most creatively imagined, outrageously "

Concept Corner: Chrysler Diablo

Cars

"It's a while since we ran a Jetsons inspired American land-yacht.Here's one of the best.The Chrysler Diablo is the result of an unholy match between Detroit and styling house Ghia - via the famous penmanship of designer Virgil "

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter

Bikes Culture

"It had to happen. The most influential motorbike film is getting its sequel. It might be over forty years since Bruce Brown's totemic flick opened the world's eyes to the life-enhancing beauty of motorcycle racing - but that doesn't mean "

American Motorcycle Girls

Bikes

"It's amazing, really that there are still so many associations between the words 'biker' and 'girls'.Do an online image search and see what you come up with. Pretty predictable really. It's all Back Street Heroes. The equation with boys, "

Concept Corner: Citroën M35

"Sometimes it strikes you how innovative Citroën was as a company. The M35 is one of the most striking concepts in a long list of bold vehicle designs.The M35 was derived from the Ami 8 – and came equipped with "

Banacek – Loss Adjuster Hero

Cars People

"A recent run in with a loss adjuster put me in mind of that greatest of all claims investigators, Banacek, and his eclectic motor collection.With the ten percent skim from the cash he saved the insurance moguls this cool "

The Importance of being Shelby

Cars People

"Words: Charles BamberLooking at publicity shots of Carroll Shelby from the 1950s, with Stetson and crooked smile in place, you could be forgiven for thinking him the lead man in a classic John Ford Western.In fact Shelby’s "

Killer Cobra: Shelby and the snake

Cars People

"Words: Charles BamberIf you had been an American MG owner in the early to mid sixties, you would have been pretty smug and self satisfied with your exotic, excitingly nippy little English runabout.But imagine the day you first "

Five Shelby Rarities

Cars People

"The Shelby badge isn't all about the Mustang and the Cobra. Here are five lesser known cars from the stable of the cowboy himself.[gallery link="file" ids="37733,37734,37735"] 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS 'Black Hornet' Mustang Known for his penchant for the "

Cars and Girls.

Cars People Culture

"This tune from Prefab Sprout has been the staple of many a driving compilation album since its release in 1988 With the line ‘look at me now, I’m driving’ this seems only natural, but its inclusion is deeply ironic. Look "

Wheels and Waves 2014

Bikes People

"We missed the event. Again.The Moto gods seems to be working against us: for some reason for the last three years we've been unable to get to one of our favourite places for an event that is becoming more "

Land Rover prototype

Cars

"Ok, look closely. This 1951 Land Rover prototype looks a little different.If you noticed, then you have a keen eye, and probably the sort of sensibility that appreciates the utilitarian loveliness of the totemic Land Rover.The difference is, in "