"By now you will have heard of the North Coast 500. Scotland’s answer to Route 66, a 500-mile circular drive from Inverness, taking in some of the countries finest coastline. Images abound of deserted windswept beaches, majestic lochside castles, and above "
"Think of the minibus and a converted van with many seats will spring to mind for most of you, as in nothing much to get excited about. But not all minibuses were built equally. As for the last five decades, "
"We called it Charles the First because it was a Cavalier. These days it’s the sort of vehicular relic you see slumped in the corner of a field at a provincial car boot sale, boot open to reveal old "
"You’ll find plenty of motoring journalists who are real professors of this subject. They love to get under the bonnet and tinker with the oily bits or thoroughly go through testing procedures point by point. Honestly, I admire them "
"If you’ve ever met me before 8am – and some of you have - you’d probably have all manner of descriptive terms by which to describe me, but “grumpy” is a word that I suspect the majority of you "
"The Banger Rally. For those of you still uninitiated, it’s essentially a stag do on wheels. But women are welcome, and drinking isn’t. At least for the driver. The basic premise is to obtain some kind of at-first-inappropriate "
"The grand tourer is a bit of an odd thing. Fast, yes. Luxurious, even more so. Front-engined, rear-wheel-drive configuration allowing for maximum sidewaysness around roundabouts to shred insanely expensive tyres, yes. But practical? Useful for a spot of real touring? "
"If there’s one thing that always provokes a positive emotional response on Influx, it’s nostalgia. The rose-tinted view of everything just being better back in the old days when life was fun, cars were mechanical, broke down a "
"Ouch. In recent years we've seen that phrase banded around quite a lot. It's a broad and annoying term that most petrol heads will have heard - or dare we say, maybe even uttered at one point or another during "
"I’ll be totally honest and say that I didn’t know much about bubblecars before making this film. In fact, all I really knew was that they were something to with Messerschmitt the plane people, and possibly didn’t "
"We couldn't help but chat bikes when we spoke to Mal Pye about his art, and it turns out he's a true motor fan, so we ended up ogling his four-wheeled work too. Influx: Hi Mal. Why cars and bikes? "
"We've come together to set out some guidelines - The Rules - that drivers really need to stick to. They aren't official nor legally-binding, they have nothing to do with our bosses nor parent company and (let's be honest) they "
"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 "