Fastec

Bikes

"Fastec Racing, based in Newmarket, is an engineering company which manufactures custom parts for everyone from race teams to Joe public. To promote their work (and because they live and breathe bikes) they have built a string of show bikes. "

Driving with Paddy Hopkirk

People

"Half a century separates two memorable drives in Minis old and new. Same driver, same exuberant enthusiasm. Strapped into the driving seat of a bright red MINI Cooper S is someone whose driving credentials far exceed those of his contemporaries. "

Austria

Culture

"When planning a road trip through Germany and Austria (as well as the Czech Republic and Poland), I knew I’d be silly to miss out on driving some amazing Alpine roads. Choosing which roads to drive along the length "

Jeep Wagoneer: When wood is good

Cars

"Before the 1960s, though, US drivers enjoyed a staple diet of sedans and station wagons, with little temptation. Then, fifty-five years ago, Jeep launched the tasty Wagoneer, which not only appealed to the more sophisticated and modern palate: it was "

Ultimate GT Cars

Culture

"I don’t care what anyone says, Grand Tours are the best. Driving across Europe, taking in the sights and exploring beautiful and exciting parts of our continent is one of the best adventures you can undertake. From the glorious "

Cars that take you places

Culture

"For every car that’s been made there will be a story, or two, to tell. From rolling off the production line to the fifth or sixth owner collecting the keys for the very first time. For decades, cars have "

Influx Social

Giovanni Gastel and Alfa Romeo

People

"Journalists and ‘influencers’ from the nebulous world of social media bunched around a car, with all but the ‘selfie’ brigade focusing their attention on it, isn’t a rarity. What is less common is the sight of renowned photographer, Giovanni "

Bristol Fighter: One of Nine

Cars

"Few have heard of it. Even fewer have seen it. But it hasn’t stopped many claiming to have spotted the rarest of motoring unicorns that has become the stuff of legend. Sightings of the unmistakably long blue mythical creature "

Ivano Beggio and Aprilia

Bikes People

"When Ivano Beggio passed away at the age of 73 earlier this year, the residents of the town of Noale mourned greatly. Ivano was the mastermind behind the rise of Aprilia, a small bicycle company based in the town that his "

Mercedes AMG 63 S

Cars Culture

"Were James Bond to be in the market for a new car today, he’d struggle to look past the Mercedes AMG 63 S Coupe. This is a car that certainly leaves you stirred, and its mix of rugged good looks, "

FOCUS on Andrew Soul

People

"Our FOCUS for this edition is Andrew Soul What kind of cars would Essex boy Andrew Soul like to shoot? And how did he get started in photography? We had a quick chat. Influx: How did you get into photography? "