"It was the 1990s. Curtains haircuts were in, the New Romantics were out, and The Simpsons were on everyone’s TV. And if you were any sort of follower of fashion, you had a coupé on your driveway. This was "
"Steve McQueen didn’t have many friends in Hollywood. According to the actor’s biographer, Marc Eliot, he’d burned just about every bridge with every director and co-star with whom he’d ever worked. McQueen seems to have been "
"Car culture can be found in the most unlikely of places. Deep in the Ecuadorian jungle, for instance, where automotive adventurer Ben Coombs found himself gate-crashing a gathering of the local car club, dedicated to Nismo-inspired Datsun pickup trucks. Or "
"In 1958 ex-soldier and sometime Italian resident John Gordon was the managing director of Peerless cars, who were based in Slough. Peerless made four-seater sports saloons, using a tubular frame, supporting a fiberglass body, with a de Dion rear suspension and "
"In a straw poll of Influx readers on which Lancia you would like in your garage, I'm quite sure the Lancia Delta Integrale, would be among the most popular. It was king of rallies in the 1980s and 1990s, famously "
"There is nothing quite like motoring under vast skies with the autonomy to select your next destination. It’s an excellent tonic for taking a breather from the stresses of everyday life while broadening the mind. You don’t need "
"The demise of Saab is one of the more painful episodes in the collective memory of car enthusiasts worldwide. Saab was always a manufacturer that did things its own way – and that sense of principle and engineering purity has left "
"Formula E turns five this year. Forget the party hats and balloons: the series has got itself a stupendous new racing car instead. Formula E’s fifth season will get off the line in December in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The "
"Depending on the way you look at DS, the brand is still a baby. But that’s just the prestige version belonging to Groupe PSA. The other is a memory – a name from yesteryear. Let me explain. Citroen DS was "
" As your phone is turned to silent, theirs buzzes. While you're getting comfortable in bed, it's time for boys and girls of the modified car scene to come out to play. [gallery columns="2" link="file" ids="52458,52456"] The new era of "
"The Targa Florio endurance race once witnessed classic racing cars ripping through Sicily’s meandering mountainous passes. It ran from 1906 until 1977 and has run ever since as a rally. 2018’s re-enactment of the iconic Targa Florio took place recently - "
"Before the 1960s, though, US drivers enjoyed a staple diet of sedans and station wagons, with little temptation. Then, fifty-five years ago, Jeep launched the tasty Wagoneer, which not only appealed to the more sophisticated and modern palate: it was "
"In 1956, a very rare genetic disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy took the life of a talented young man of 24 years old, about to graduate in mechanical engineering. His name was Alfredo, called Dino by everyone, and he was the eldest son "