"This time around we’re featuring helmets – and these safety devices are more than just practical, they’re art. More than that, for a professional race driver or rider they’re also their trademarks – their identities whilst their faces are "
"How hard can it be to drive in circles for 500 miles? Ask two-time F1 world champion and Le Mans 24 Hours winner Fernando Alonso. Oh, that’s right. You can’t. Because he didn’t even qualify to race. [caption id="" "
"As an increasingly old git I look back on my life with a sense of ‘why did I do that?’ bafflement. These thoughts range from foot-in-mouth social encounters that still make me blush to some of the cars I’ve "
"We’ve often thought about it – what would happen if you just never sold your car? The answer is predictable of course; it would become part of your life, your identity. You. But could you really keep a ‘machine’ "
"Its makers considered it to be a voiture verte and marketed it accordingly, but if you were to look at the Matra Rancho with 21st century eyes you'd probably conclude it is no more a green car than it is "
"It doesn’t get much madder than this. We’re 12 hours into one of the UK’s oldest and most punishing motorsport events, slithering up a narrow track that you could barely walk up. The wheels are fighting a losing "
"If you’re lucky enough to be enjoying a 2019 Influx calendar you’ll have been able to stare at this topless beauty throughout May. It's unmistakablyy a Jaguar E-Type, and was a joy to work with. The stretched bonnet has "
"The Hillman Imp is perhaps one of the most unlikely icons to emerge out of the motoring industry during the 60s and 70s. Its rocky road to production and during assembly never really hampered its relatively impressive sales figures. The "
"“There are three Toyota GT86s, but we need a driver for the third to bring it to Japfest at Silverstone. You’ll get the car for five days if you’re up for it?” An intriguing proposition, and given "
"External door hinges. Clear signs that the 2019 Jeep Wrangler respectfully nods to its boulder-bashing predecessors. There’s a foldable windscreen, too, and the aluminium doors and lightweight modular roof are removable. No ordinary car the Wrangler, but then it’s "
"A modern car is like a mobile phone. By that, I mean it’s pretty much outdated before you’ve even left the showroom. Manufacturers are hell-bent on updating, reinventing and renaming cars with a level of apparent indecision that "
"We recently featured Kent-based Z Cars as we considered how to ‘max’ the Mini. By adding modern powerplants to a quaint and classic shape, the team is satisfying a growing niche by combining desire and panache with reliability and, let’"
"The original Fiat 500 is the perfect example of a car that has long tugged on our heartstrings. Much like the Mini it’s responsible for making millions of people fall in love with it for reasons way beyond its practical "