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 "
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 "
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 "
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 "
"You’ve met the Alpine A110 before. You will have done somewhere, whether it’s on telly or in a magazine, or perhaps even in the flesh, when one of the few lucky owners that have taken delivery flashes past "
"BMW have reinvented their Boxer bikes and boy is it a bonus to the rider.
On first look at the new 1250 GS, you immediately see it is leaner and lower than the previous model. BMW have stripped off weight (249 kg), "
"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?
"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 "