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 "

Nash Rambler Rebel


"The Intermediate-Sized Performance Car. Doesn't sound as Sexy as 'Muscle Car' does it? But even though the original Mad Men of the US advertising industry missed a neat moniker trick initially, the Nash Rambler Rebel is considered by many to "

Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans

People Culture

"We recently stumbled upon the trailer for the forthcoming documentary on the making of Steve McQueen's 1970 passion project Le Mans. If you're reading this you probably know a fair bit about the story. It was a madly complex production shot "

Stumpf: Honda CB160E


"Do we care about the laws of physics? When it comes to industrial design, Newton's laws are fairly key. But in the world of designer James Stumpf - these scientific trifles are secondary to aesthetics. And we have to applaud "

Car Crush: Iso Grifo


"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, "

Concept Corner: Gordon Keeble GT


"It had a tortoise as a logo, a 5.4 Litre Chevy V8 and one of the greatest automotive pensmen of the 20th century as a designer. Still, you probably won't have spotted many Gordon Keeble cars on the streets. Only 99 of "

Car Crush: Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato


"Zagato's styling aesthetic is a little bit marmite. But with Aston Martin, we think the Italian design house reached its true heights. And within a noble list of Aston Martin cars to bear the Z logo - we think the "

Salaff Cars

Cars People

" Carlos Salaff played a key role in Mazda’s Southern California design studio for close to a decade. He played a key role in the exterior design of the Mazda Ryuga, Nagare and Furai concept cars as well as production "

Renault Turbo 2: Pop Goes Classic.


"  For those of us that were contemplating our O Levels in the mid 80s, the news that a 1984 Renault 5 can be auctioned as a classic car can bring on a nauseating rush of existential angst. I guess, along with "

Lego X Land Cruiser Update

" Back in the sunbathed summer months we brought you news of a LEGO Ideas project that we felt warranted some Influx support. That was the recreation, by modeller Matthew Inman, of the classic Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series. The LEGO Ideas "

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