"In the late 80's the youth of Ireland had a narrow escape when Stephen Davison gave up his plans to become a school teacher. "I would have been a crap school teacher- I was only interested in the steady money "
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We're suckers here for two things; 1) brutal racing cars of the 1970s and 2) cutaway drawings of brutal racing cars of the 1970s.
When these things come together we are bowled over.
So, for your delight, behold this "
"We stumbled across this story a while ago now, and have wanted to share it. Now, with our thread on the perennial and intriguing power of the Countach, the time is perfect!
Ken Imhoff, American engineer and car nut, built "
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It's been a while since we considered the Ferrari Enzo. Named after the founding father of the prancing horse himself, it was always one of those cars destined to attain mythic status.
With only 400 units "
It occurred to us whilst discussing the finer points of car design recently that if you had do define one thing that appealed to you about a certain sort of car and had to ascribe an adjective to it, that "
"He was the young athletic one, was Apollo.
He jumped in his chariot every morning and dragged the sun across the sky to give us the day.
Well we're no astrophysicists here but if you’re looking for something with "
"Of all the testosterone-heavy GT cars of the late sixties and early seventies, none are as heavily swinging with male swagger as the Iso Grifo.
In its various lovely manifestations from the mid sixties through 'til the brand's demise in 1974, "
"There's something about the light in California.
No matter what the time of day, it seems as if the roads, the desert and the ocean beckon you. The place doesn't exist, at least in our minds, without internal combustion. Whether "
"Kenny ‘Von Dutch’ Howard, small scale, multi talented craftsman working out of makeshift, jerry rigged workshops becomes ‘vondutch.com’ a million dollar multi- national fashion brand. He hated us all. And we love the myth he created.
It’s the "
"It's one of the weirder films Robert Redford ever made.
But featuring, along with old Goldie Locks, characterful squirt Michael J Pollard and the beautiful, beguiling gat-toothed siren Lauren Hutton, it's worth a look.
The plot is all over the "
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