Dirt Quake 2015 is coming!


"They said it might never happen again. And despite protestations to the contrary from INFLUX writer and Sideburn Editor Gary Inman – the riding fast, turning left world is due to descend on Kings Lynn once again this summer. As usual, "

Ferrari Knickers?


"No, we’ve not gone all Dada-ist this mad March.  It’s just that brand extension amongst the culture of hi-end automotive retail has reached ridiculous proportions. Bentley, in fact have a number of answers to the question 'what is "

Renault Espace F1


"Here's one of our favourite concepts of all time.  The Espace F1 was created in 1995 by French motorsport pioneers Matra to celebrate both the 10th anniversary of the Espace and Renault's involvement in Formula One racing. It might have looked "

Hodaka: Dirt Squirt


"Humour is missing from 'the industry'. In fact, while we're talking about the motorbike industry, you could just as well substitute any of them. Capitalism, by its very nature, lacks the propensity to take the mickey out of itself. But "

David Brown: A Very British Coachbuilder


"A quick survey of the Influx editorial archives will confirm our interest in, and coverage of, the great Continental European coachbuilders such as Pininfarina.  And rightly so. It’s worth remembering though that Britain was once home to a good "

Santa Pod ’67

Bikes Culture

"We've always had a soft spot for Santa Pod Raceway. So when we stumbled across these shots on The Selvedge Yard recently, we had to give you the heads up. RAF Podington had been disused since the 1950s - but "

Ken Okuyama Kode 9

Cars People

" Ken Kikoyuki Okuyama is a master of automotive penmanship. If you don't believe me - have a look at his most famous work. Yes - Okuyama-san is responsible, with employers Pininfarina, for the brutally outrageous pinnacle of Ferrari audacity - "

Audi A7 Driverless Car


"It’s 2015. So where can we get a Marty McFly style Hoverboard?  According to the film they should be a part of everyday life by now. But, fake videos apart, they remain elusive. Yet when it comes to the driverless "

Lamborghini Miura Jota.


"images courtesy RM Auctions OK, so the Miura was badass. But it was no racing car. Enter the Jota. But even though it was designed explicitly as a street-going car, the Miura could still handedly keep up with many of "

Sideburn Art

Cars Bikes Culture

"Our friends and colleagues over at Sideburn Magazine are going from strength to strength. As some of the leading purveyors of automotive culture in print - they are putting on sale some lovely hi quality prints from the production of "

Grinder Porn: One Bike Show


"We just found the ultimate custom bike builders. They are passionate about coffee, they see their pursuit as a spiritual as well as mechanical passion, they live in Portland Oregon and they have magnificent beards. And yes, that is a "

Lotus C-01: Lightcycle


"As Kris Kristofferson might say: ‘If it looks like a Sci- Fi bike son, then that’s what it is, a Sci-Fi bike” The sentiment holds true in the case of this breathtaking new machine from Lotus. It looks like "

Zadig Motorcyles Salander

Bikes Culture

"It certainly looks like a death trap - but aren't the best motorcycles just a little bit frightening? And is the Salander – a build from Belgian workshop Zadig  something to ride hard, or simply look at? We'd personally swing a "