"Janis Joplin was a deeply committed, electrifying soul singer who took no prisoners and left everything on stage. She died at 27, failing like so many other sons and daughters of rock'n'roll, to negotiate the treacherous reef that exists out there "
"The Persuaders is lodged somewhere deep in our childhood memory. The music after all was composed by John Barry - what more is there to say? Those mystic chords wrought in an intense early synth burn an atmosphere of louche "
"The Intermediate-Sized Performance Car. Doesn't sound as Sexy as 'Muscle Car' does it? But even though the original Mad Men of the US advertising industry missed a neat moniker trick initially, the Nash Rambler Rebel is considered by many to "
"We recently stumbled upon the trailer for the forthcoming documentary on the making of Steve McQueen's 1970 passion project Le Mans. If you're reading this you probably know a fair bit about the story. It was a madly complex production shot "
"Do we care about the laws of physics? When it comes to industrial design, Newton's laws are fairly key. But in the world of designer James Stumpf - these scientific trifles are secondary to aesthetics. And we have to applaud "
"It had a tortoise as a logo, a 5.4 Litre Chevy V8 and one of the greatest automotive pensmen of the 20th century as a designer. Still, you probably won't have spotted many Gordon Keeble cars on the streets. Only 99 of "
"OK, so if you give a hoot about motorcycles, by now you will have heard about Triumph’s newly announced 2016 bikes. To say we’re excited about these new editions, which are due to go on sale some time next "
" Carlos Salaff played a key role in Mazda’s Southern California design studio for close to a decade. He played a key role in the exterior design of the Mazda Ryuga, Nagare and Furai concept cars as well as production "
" For those of us that were contemplating our O Levels in the mid 80s, the news that a 1984 Renault 5 can be auctioned as a classic car can bring on a nauseating rush of existential angst. I guess, along with "
" Back in the sunbathed summer months we brought you news of a LEGO Ideas project that we felt warranted some Influx support. That was the recreation, by modeller Matthew Inman, of the classic Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series. The LEGO Ideas "
"He embodied Californian car and bike culture. He jumped the fence in The Great Escape. He employed Evel Knievel. He invented the Baja 1000. He drove the Mustang in Bullitt’s chase.He taught Steve McQueen how to ride fast. Bud "
"Giulio Miserocchi can be credited with creating 'the driving shoe'. The Italian cobbler was based in the Piedmontese village of Domodossola - and it was there he would hand-sew what would become the first ever driving moccasin. This was back "
"Lance Reventlow was THE classic gentleman racer. And the British-born Danish-American aficionado of all things automotive was heir to both a Danish nobleman’s title and the vast Woolworth fortune by birth. Cary Grant was his stepfather. One of his "