This morning we've been thinking about a phenomenon that's been trawling its way through every aspect of our culture of late.
It's all about authenticity.
In the boomtimes we're always simply worried about the new: the cutting edge, the innovative, "
Died in the wool fans of the legend that is James Hunt may recognise this little beauty. Yes, it's the great man's 1967 Austin 35 Countryman conversion.
For sale at Silverstone Auctions’ 23 July event, the car has been in storage for 18 years "
"I've been in love the VW Variant wagon since my old man bought one in 1978.
There's something effortlessly interesting and stylish about them. They're one of those motors destined for eternal hipsterism.
And when you first glimpse the Brasilia, it's "
Around Christmas time I can't help but hanker after those simpler, more innocent times,. We reckon we got our passion for exotic vehicles from the untrammelled futurism of seventies children's TV
And renderings of cool vehicles were never more colourful "
All over the planet people are getting in tune with how life-affirming it can be to have an intimate relationship with the things they consume. Folk are getting into the idea that, from home grown "
In your dreams you saw a glimpse of something interesting through a dusty warehouse window...you prised open the rotten old doorway..and there were 51. Yes 51 911s gathering the detritus of time and age.
Faston Hanks may "
"Any Ford Capri owner will love the car that they live with. But we asked our resident Fordists to name the Capris they would love to own...
Mk 1 1600:
White, with black vinyl roof for us. The performance of the original "
We first saw these beauties in Southern Spain around 1986. They were ridden by the coolest looking Frenchmen in the world. When I saw these guys they were en route to the ferry to Morocco. A life "
"Racing a car flat-out between trees and along cliff edges on surfaces that most normal people would struggle to hit the speed limit on requires a huge amount of talent - and equally large plums.
The people who do this "
"Salt and pepper. Gin and tonic. Twin-stripes and 1960s US muscle cars. OK, while the third pairing might not be quite as fabled as the first and second, it was created by a legend. In most automotive circles at least, "
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