If you've ever read Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, you might remember that heroic Mongoose named Riki-Tiki Tavi saved a small boy's family by taking out a pair of killer cobras. But you may not know that De Tomaso's late "
"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 "
Now don't get me wrong. We love cars and girls. We don't think we're being particularly anachronistc or sexist to say that the offset of a beautiful woman with a beautiful piece of automotive design can lead to pleasing aesthetic "
Wether or not you like the classic American muscle car - all heavily burbling hemis, bold stripes, murderous visages and redneck steez- you have to admire the audacity of their creators.
Heavy Detroit-wrought steel kept the blue collar masses of "
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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 "
"If you were asked to name the most extreme and powerful Italian hypercar, you might suggest a Ferrari, a Lamborghini or a Pagani. But you would be wrong.
The Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli – exclusive and hand-built in Tuscany in a traditional "
"Cool cats come in all sorts of flavours.
And the very notion of cool floats and ebbs and flows and morphs over time. Mel Tormé here, for example, sometime in the mid-fifties in a tux and patent leather shoes, gathers "
"Enzo Anselmo Ferrari was one of the most enigmatic characters in the motoring world; he had an air of mystery, the unknown, a great genius challenged by sadness throughout his life. He found release through motorsport success and building some "
"Along 277 miles including nine Dolomite road passes, 12 hours of non-stop driving, mainly at night, the Winter Marathon, will run from January 19-22 in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy.
As the most important winter motorsport event dedicated to vintage cars, it is "
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