• Friday 26th June, 2015


Range Rover Velar


"Wait. Be still your angry keyboard. We know that the Range Rover didn’t have its official launch until June 1970.What now lies before us on a central London dealership forecourt is a piece of automotive archeology, a motorised missing "

Car Crush: Bowler EXR-S


"The Bowler EXR-S is a mental car.It's powered by a supercharged five litre V8 that produces 510 horsepower and more torque than the Titanic. In this Dakar-inspired road car the Derbyshire company have created something otherworldly.For optimum weight distribution "

Hart to Hart: Car Spotting

Cars Culture

"TV series of the 1970s and 1980s are ripe for car spotting.And these productions don't get any more tantalising for car spotters than the jokey, schlockey grinfest that was Hart to Hart.Yes, there's a Ferrari Dino and a "

Aston Martin: Our Five Favourites


"Aston Martin. Everybody loves the brand. The cars are beautiful. The caché is undeniable.And as the mind wanders through Aston's back-catalogue, it's amazing how diverse and noble their way of making motors is. As Aston announce the 'dynamic debut' "

Car Crush: Maserati Ghibli Spyder Prototype


"Photos courtesy RM AuctionsIt's been sunny. It's been miserable. Typical England.June, contrary to the discourse on summertime here in the northern hemisphere, is very often very wet and grey in these islands.So it was with the drizzle "

What’s your favourite BMW 3 Series?


"It all began in 1975.Like many trends in the motoring industry of that era, the 1973 oil crisis made demand for a small, light, efficient car that could claim the middle ground and make a new benchmark for BMW in terms "

Evel Knievel London 1975

Bikes People Culture

"On Bank holiday Monday at the end of May 1975, Evel Knievel appeared in London's Wembley Stadium.40 years have passed since this totemic point in London pop culture – and looking at the home-made cine film footage we found, it's a window "

5 Creative Cars Made In Britain


"The death of the British car industry has been greatly exaggerated.All over these islands there are highly skilled engineers creating superbly imagined, beautifully realised pieces of machinery. Some you will have heard of, others you won't have.The British "

Porsche 911 RS 2.7 Carrera Sport Lightweight


"For me, this 1973 911 RS Lightweight represents the essence of Porsche.It was 1973. Porsche had achieved unheard-of dominance at Le Mans. There was an oil crisis that meant that sports cars were required to be fleet footed and stripped down. They "

The Goob


"On May 29 The Goob is due to hit cinemas.What is the Goob? Not sure. We haven't seen the film yet.But director Guy Myhill has assembled a cast of little known, striking looking actors and has focussed on our "

Ducati Tracker by Earle Motors


"I've always wondered why you don't see many customised Ducati Monsters.They've always seemed to me a worthy custom platform – though my altogether absent mechanical skills doesn't make me the best commentator on anything technical.But when I stumbled across "

J.G. Ballard: The Shepperton Shaman

People Culture

"It was six years ago this April we lost that great writer, thinker and mythologist of the near future, J.G. Ballard.Ballard had a complex relationship with the automobile. You can see this most famously in his 1973 novel Crash, "