The Magnum Ferrari

Cars People Culture

"If you were a friend of Thomas Magnum you’d probably have lent him money at some point. Even the famous Ferrari he drove was borrowed. But in this case life didn’t mirror art. In fact, Tom Selleck reversed "

Car Crush -Ford Zodiac Mk3


"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 "

Kojak’s Buick

Cars People Culture

"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 "

Why Harley-Davidson?

Bikes Culture

"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 "

Ray Drea: Running in the Harley Family?

Bikes People

"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 "

Car Crush: VW Variant


"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 "

Citroen SAXO: Likely Lads

Cars Culture

"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 "

Concept Corner: Citroen Camargue


"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: Psychedelic Porsche

Cars People Culture

"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: Aston Martin DBS

Cars Culture

"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 "