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Lance Reventlow

Cars People

"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 "

Ford Focus RS

Cars

"It is hotly anticipated. It is looking beautiful (in that typical, utilitarian way). It is Ford's latest Focus RS. Launched this week is a new video series from Ford, which features Ken Block and Ford's head of product development travelling "

VW and Emissions

Cars

"Emissions. These figures were always nebulous. Take a look at yourself. Do you really, truly, understand what the relative density of a particular particulate, a particular noxious chemical, released per kilometre, per minute, per hour - actually means? And if "

Hot Rod Films

Cars Culture

"Fifties America was extremely adept at the production of moral panics. Call it the paranoia produced by Sputnik, the atom bomb and the rise of the Soviet Union. Call it an unholy obsession with the preservation of the chrome-clad economic "

Triumph Fury Prototype

Cars

"Giovanni Michelotti was a fascinating designer. And in his years drawing designs for the Triumph four-wheel department, he came up with a huge number of one-offs, test-beds, concepts and prototypes. And despite our being boringly obsessive about rare motors, Michelotti "

Wilzig Racing Manor

People Culture

"OK. So you sell your financial business for a little under a billion dollars. You're a bit of a petrolhead. What do you do? You build a race track in your back yard, of course. John Wilzig is such a "

Triumph TR6

Cars

"It doesn't seem possible. But it's true. My first car was a Triumph TR6. It made no sense. And it was perfectly logical. Call it a 17 year old's stupidity. Call it a twisted romance motored by the yellow Stag my "

Porsche 911 Concept

Cars

"Hold off on the anger, or excitement, as this 911 rethink comes from the pen of Pasadena design student and not from a Porsche employee. Turkish designer Ege Arguden does know his way around a German design department though, having done "

Porsche 928: The Movie Star Car

Cars Culture

"Think Porsches in films. There must be loads right? But try to bring them to mind, or worse put them on paper, and suddenly they seem thin on the celluloid ground. Easily the most memorable is not a 911 but its "

Goodbye, Pork Pie: Mini

Cars Culture

"This is quite possibly the most politically incorrect road movie ever made. Coming straight out of 1981 New Zealand, what would you expect? The story goes like this: ne'erdowell Gerry from the North Island hires a yellow mini using a stolen "

Lego X Toyota Land Cruiser

Cars Culture

"Do you reckon Lego should make a production version of this amazing little classic Toyota Land Cruiser? Of course you do. And you can vote for it here. The Land Cruiser model project, made from over 1,700 individual pieces, was the "

Yamaha Yard Built

Bikes

"It's been well-documented that the mainstream bike industry have been looking to the custom scene for a while now for ideas. Thing is, Yamaha's 'yard-built' programme has been out there and supporting small builders and helping to produce really attractive "