100 Years of Automotive Ads

Culture

" As the poet said: ‘April is the cruellest month… mixing memory and desire.’ For many of us this sums up our automotive buying fantasies - adolescent motor memories mixed with up to the minute salary busting desire. The crew most "

Citroën 2CV Prototype

"Few individual cars have inspired such love, devotion and geekery than the Citroën 2CV. As so many of you will know the tiny details of how this car came to be, I won’t try to define things. We "

MG Metro 6R4

Cars

"Group B rally inspired an entire generation to max the horsepower from their accessible little runabout. And of all the mentalist classics that received the Group B makeover in the early-mid eighties, none was as unlikely or appealing than the "

Auto Art: Tomas Pajdlhauser

Cars Bikes Culture

"We stumbled across the lovely artwork of Tomas Pajdlhauser on the always-inspiring Le Container blog recently. Tomas is a Creative Director at Jam Filled Entertainment in Ottawa, Canada, and has spent the last 10 years in positions ranging from Art Direction, "

Tony Pond – blue collar rally legend

Cars People

"We always loved the very idea of Tony Pond. The British rally driver, born in Hillingdon in 1946, always encapsulated a specific sort of blue collar derring-do – one that was very English and very of the period. Though he lacked the "

Lancia Delta S4 Stradale

"If you liked your Cavali distinctly Latin in temperament, then the Lancia Delta S4 Stradale was the ultimate in musky Italian testosterone. Lancia built the obligatory 200 road-going versions of the S4 Group B monster - and we reckon of ALL "

Renault 5 Turbo

Cars Culture

"It might not be the first motor you think of when you think of the mentalist modding culture of the mid-late nineties. But I owned a Renault 5 Turbo in the height on the madness. And know this: this car typified "

Max Power People

People Culture

"Jordan: AKA Katie Price Few individuals are more associated with the excesses of the Max Power era than Jordan. We’re not sure whether she ever owned a Saxo, but she certainly graced covers, spreads and the bonnets and other "

Car Crush: Vauxhall Chevette

Cars

"Shovel-nosed, Pinto-esque, uniquely strange and oddly appealing, the Vauxhall Chevette was a Likely Lads car before Likely Lads were Likely Lads. And what am I talking about when I use the term Likely Lads? We’re talking about kids who "

Land Rover Hot Rod

Cars

"All images Via Larry Chen/Speedhunters When we spotted this Land Rover hot rod recently on the excellent SPEEDHUNTERS we thought we had to share. The Land Rover has been a talisman since its inception after the war - but "

Aston Martin DB11

Cars

"According to the wires, a new chapter in Aston Martin’s history began this week at the 86th International Geneva Motor Show with the unveiling of the DB11. The Great British brand calls this the first product launched under the "

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