I imagine that gas turbine’s one-dimensional power arc might even have an application on the razor-straight, grid like road system of contemporary America. Every vehicle I have driven in America, from taxi cab to bus to Hhotrod seems great at going forward, loudly, with as little effort as possible, but the bump and grind of a twisty road is another proposition entirely.
"The vast majority of cars on our roads are powered by piston-engined internal combustion engines. A gas turbine, however, has no pistons.
Instead, air is compressed and fed into a combustion chamber, into which fuel is sprayed. The fuel/air "
"The auction year is arriving at an interesting time, when car collectors are thinking to next year - moving on some classics they enjoyed over the last few years to a new home.
This is clear from the eclectic mix "
"Lotus Elite 1974 (type 75)
This is the only Lotus I currently own. It's a pain to work on. It's not even a runner at the moment and I'm spending a fortune on repairing the fibreglass. In fact, it's sitting there in "
In ten days time Lotus will unveil their redefinition of the "modern classic" in the shape of the new Lotus Elite. If you won't be at the Paris Motor Show to enjoy this new machine in its full glory, here's "
"Ever owned something you just know you can never sell?
When it comes to motorbikes, these people know them like the back of their hand. A back of hand they've spent thirty years staring at, as they twist an oh-so-familiar "
"Our FOCUS for this edition is Dan Barnett
Youth is no barrier when you're as talented as Dan Barnett. We join the photographer responsible for shots in our Aston Martin v Porsche and Jaguar XJ features earlier this year for "
"Your first car isn’t really meant to be anything special. It’s a runabout, a box, something just to get you mobile in the initial period after obtaining that most precious of things - a driving license.
My friends "