• Tuesday 3rd March, 2015

David Brown: A Very British Coachbuilder

People

"A quick survey of the Influx editorial archives will confirm our interest in, and coverage of, the great Continental European coachbuilders such as Pininfarina.  And rightly so. It’s worth remembering though that Britain was once home to a good "

Car Crush: E-type Fixedhead Coupe

Cars

"This stunning example of a Jaguar E- type 3.8 Fixedhead Coupe goes under the hammer soon at the ‘Silverstone’ auctions.  Its shiny-as-new look that belies its 52 years on the planet is partly due to the fact that it has spent the "

Santa Pod ’67

Bikes Culture

"We've always had a soft spot for Santa Pod Raceway. So when we stumbled across these shots on The Selvedge Yard recently, we had to give you the heads up. RAF Podington had been disused since the 1950s - but "

250 SWB Ferrari

"We think the 250 SWB Ferrari has by far the most appealing rear end in the panoply of car design. The SWB is a byword for the sort of purposeful attitude that epitomised the first two decades of the Maranello dream "

Ken Okuyama Kode 9

Cars People

" Ken Kikoyuki Okuyama is a master of automotive penmanship. If you don't believe me - have a look at his most famous work. Yes - Okuyama-san is responsible, with employers Pininfarina, for the brutally outrageous pinnacle of Ferrari audacity - "

Audi A7 Driverless Car

Cars

"It’s 2015. So where can we get a Marty McFly style Hoverboard?  According to the film they should be a part of everyday life by now. But, fake videos apart, they remain elusive. Yet when it comes to the driverless "

Lamborghini Miura Jota.

Cars

"images courtesy RM Auctions OK, so the Miura was badass. But it was no racing car. Enter the Jota. But even though it was designed explicitly as a street-going car, the Miura could still handedly keep up with many of "

Sideburn Art

Cars Bikes Culture

"Our friends and colleagues over at Sideburn Magazine are going from strength to strength. As some of the leading purveyors of automotive culture in print - they are putting on sale some lovely hi quality prints from the production of "

Car Crush: Maserati Karif

Cars

"You have to love Maserati. Their old naming protocol, anyway. Take the Karif, for example. According to the webs the car was named after the wind which blows South West across the Gulf of Aden at Berbera, Somalia. It doesn't "

Grinder Porn: One Bike Show

Bikes

"We just found the ultimate custom bike builders. They are passionate about coffee, they see their pursuit as a spiritual as well as mechanical passion, they live in Portland Oregon and they have magnificent beards. And yes, that is a "

Lotus C-01: Lightcycle

Bikes

"As Kris Kristofferson might say: ‘If it looks like a Sci- Fi bike son, then that’s what it is, a Sci-Fi bike” The sentiment holds true in the case of this breathtaking new machine from Lotus. It looks like "

Car Crush: 1970 Nissan Hakosuka Skyline

Cars

"pics via RM If you appreciate automotive boxiness this Hakosuka Skyline will set your pulses racing. The 'Hakosuka' Skyline (loosely translated as 'boxy)' is the first edition of and the true forerunner of the legendary GT-R brand. Dating from "

Zadig Motorcyles Salander

Bikes Culture

"It certainly looks like a death trap - but aren't the best motorcycles just a little bit frightening? And is the Salander – a build from Belgian workshop Zadig  something to ride hard, or simply look at? We'd personally swing a "