Something is happening out there. It’s obvious that with the increasing environmental pressures facing the planet – and the regulatory regimes being put in place the world over to attempt to curtail the internal combustion engine’s contribution to climate "
We stumbled across these very lovely images from the Rolls/Bentley brochure recently and were taken aback by the range of truly beautiful cars that were being produced in England at the time.
These wonderful cars were of course heading "
The controversy surrounding the ill-fated EV-1, the electric car that General Motors launched with much fanfare in 1996, seems a little long-in-the-tooth for these days of environmental and economic apocalypse. But isn't it worth re-addressing the conspiracy theories? Could it be "
"If you love to drive, then it follows that you should love your car. It might seem obvious to some that falling in love with the car you drive is something to strive for: but think about it a little "
When you look closely at this bike, it gets only more beautiful. There's something in the combination of chrome and dark steel; something about its exposed machinery - that tugs at the emotions.
We can't claim to "
Hanna-Barbera was responsible for a lot of childish imaginings. When Dick Dastardly raced across our screens in Wacky Races, chasing the likes of The Slag Brothers in the Bouldermobile , The Gruesome Twosome in the creepy coupe and our favourite, Penelope "
"It’s 1976. Volkswagen launches a car with no precedent. The Golf GTI creates a new sector, the hot hatchback. Credited as partly responsible for the demise of the traditional two-seater sports car in the 1970s, it was immediately a hit, "
"It’s early spring in the East End of London. Gemma Harrison kicks the starter on her Triumph custom. At her side Namin Cho and Mai Storni, who give their own engines a chest rattling roar before tearing off towards "
"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 "
"Which vehicle holds the record for the most stage wins on the gruelling and frankly insane Dakar Rally?
A highly-modified Porsche 959, perhaps? One of those two-wheel-drive lightweight buggies, inevitably sponsored by Gitanes (well, back in my day anyway) with a "