If you've ever read Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, you might remember that heroic Mongoose named Riki-Tiki Tavi saved a small boy's family by taking out a pair of killer cobras. But you may not know that De Tomaso's late "
"In the late 80's the youth of Ireland had a narrow escape when Stephen Davison gave up his plans to become a school teacher. "I would have been a crap school teacher- I was only interested in the steady money "
Now don't get me wrong. We love cars and girls. We don't think we're being particularly anachronistc or sexist to say that the offset of a beautiful woman with a beautiful piece of automotive design can lead to pleasing aesthetic "
From the very beginning of motoring the female form has been used time and time again to sell, promote and market all things automotive. From the brolly dollies who parade on the starting grids of motorsport to the heel-clad promo "
Image: Robert Roux
We're suckers here for two things; 1) brutal racing cars of the 1970s and 2) cutaway drawings of brutal racing cars of the 1970s.
When these things come together we are bowled over.
So, for your delight, behold this "
"Few cars of the British mid-century boom time swaggered with as much blue collar ostentation as the Ford Zodiac.
Coming across like an over-promoted shop steward who sold out the masses with chrome - the Zodiac took its fins and "
"When we got asked to make this film, it had a working title of ‘Dad Had One’ and was always going to be a nostalgic look back at the cars of our youth.
Cortinas, Chevettes, Dolomites, Cavaliers, that sort of "
"Our FOCUS for this edition is Tom Bing.
If you got a 'U' in A-Level photography you'd probably think twice about your ability behind a lens. We're glad Tom Bing wasn't put off by that minor blip...
Influx: How did "
"The stunning Baku F1 circuit in Azerbaijan, like Monaco, seems like a period classic.
It’s a street circuit that is as eye-catching as the cars that race on it – and what racing it inspires. It’s unforgiving, too: if "
"Damp earth and wet air and grey, grey sky. Snaking around in ribbons of concrete and asphalt, Rockingham Motor Speedway sits in a squelching, biting mass of British springtime. Stand for a second and the cold set to work, up "