911 Race Ace: ‘Quick’ Vic Elford


"To say that Vic Elford raced a 911 for the Porsche works rally team is to miss the point.For it was Vic Elford who, pretty much single-handedly, created the Porsche works rally team!So how did an English bloke who "

911 Sportomatic Barn Find


"When we heard there was a rare 911 barn find hidden in the Hertfordshire countryside, we rushed down there to get it on film in all its patinated glory.Dealer Ludovic Parayre will likely put it up for auction in early "

Mr. 911: Magnus Walker

Cars People Culture

"I first fell in love with Porsche as a 10 year old kid during a visit to the London Earls Court Motor show back in 1977. The car that started the love affair was a white Martini 930 Turbo that was on the "

The Importance of being Shelby

Cars People

"Words: Charles BamberLooking at publicity shots of Carroll Shelby from the 1950s, with Stetson and crooked smile in place, you could be forgiven for thinking him the lead man in a classic John Ford Western.In fact Shelby’s "

Killer Cobra: Shelby and the snake

Cars People

"Words: Charles BamberIf you had been an American MG owner in the early to mid sixties, you would have been pretty smug and self satisfied with your exotic, excitingly nippy little English runabout.But imagine the day you first "

Five Shelby Rarities

Cars People

"The Shelby badge isn't all about the Mustang and the Cobra. Here are five lesser known cars from the stable of the cowboy himself.[gallery link="file" ids="37733,37734,37735"] 1968 Shelby EXP500 CSS 'Black Hornet' Mustang Known for his penchant for the "

Bertone’s masterpiece: Lamborghini Miura


"Wanted: Expert in metal couture to clothe what will probably become the greatest supercar the world will ever see.Well, such an ad never made it to the classified section of La Stampa in 1966 but Ferruccio Lamborghini achieved much the "

The Good, The Bad and the Bertone

Cars People

"These are some of our favourite works from the noble House of Bertone, the designs are as prolific and eclectic as the talents of their creator.Abarth 131 Rally.Of the four marques that dominated Rally in the mid 1970s Bertone "

The Importance of Being Nuccio Bertone

Cars People

"We’ve mentioned the House Bertone before, latterly lamenting the sad demise of one of car building's great collaborators.It’s instructive that the Noble house never had any financial problems while its long time patriarch Nuccio was alive and "

Golf: Simplicity in Design

Cars People

" It’s 1973, you’ve just turned 30 and you’ve been tasked with saving one of the world’s biggest motor manufacturers from ruin. To pull this off your new design company, built on sports car success, is being asked to "

Golf R: Café Racer?


"images: Postfuel/InfluxI’m seriously tempted to slip into motoring hack clichés about wolves and sheep when I get my first look at, and drive in, the new Golf R.We suppose the 'R' is meant to refer "

VW Golf: GTi love


"When I, the Golf GTi, first hit the scene in Frankfurt in ’75 I was pretty radical and, let me tell you, an instant hit. I mean, a four-cylinder engine with fuel injection, 0-60 in 9 seconds, all packed into a small "