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Ming Thein’s Lego GTO

Culture

" While the Geneva Salon goes mental for a succession of hybrid concepts in supercar packages, we were delighting in the technical exactitide of this beautiful recreation of the Ferrari 250 GTO in Lego form. Malaysian theoretical physicist, photojournalist and Lego-kinky craftsman "

Las Vegas Car Culture, 1958

Cars Culture

" Regular Influx devotees will realise that we spend a righteous amount of time scouring the World Wide Web for vintage images that reflect car culture down the ages in order to share their beauty. It's an addictive, time-consuming pursuit but "

The Art of the Car (dboard)

Cars Culture

" [gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Italy-based British artist Chris Gilmour has to be one of the most meticulous cardboard engineers in the world. His renderings of everything from a ’32 Ford Hotrod to the classic Cinquecento – and from a Vespa scooter "

Style Matters

Culture

"[gallery link="file" orderby="title"] Fashion is at once the most vacuous and the most vital, ever-changing cultural force. And rather than being all about handbags, high heels, sharp suits and frilly frocks, the amorphous animal that is fashion applies "

Atéliers Ruby

Culture

"First there’s the price: £425 for a plain colour, rising to as much as £600 for a pattern and more for a limited edition. The price may be a shock, but Ruby have elevated helmet design and manufacture beyond pure safety, "

Chanel’s Fiole Concept

Cars Culture

"If ever a car project demonstrated the linkage between the way a fashion designer interprets a brief and the way a car designer images a new project, then The Chanel Fiole is it. Unveiled in early  2009 the Fiole was a "

Now Maserati Rock Ice

Cars Culture

" Ok, so you're about to bin your Corolla, you can't get an extension to your mortgage to build that third bedroom you so desperately need, and you're working out how your favourite Premiership side is going to last the season "

Lockheed Martin MULE

Culture

" War: what is it good for? Absolutely Nothing. Unless, of course, you happen to own a technology company, that is. Then, the war-like future could well be bright. Sadly, it’s difficult to deny the fact that the military-industrial complex "

LA Crash

Cars Culture

" No city in the world is more geared toward the motor car than Los Angeles. It's a commonplace to discuss the fact that the vast majority of Angelino interactions take place through the windows of a car; that no one "

Classic Biker Fashion

Culture

" You'd have to have been living under a rock somewhere if you hadn't noticed the popularity of utility garments, particularly biker-friendly jackets, on our city's streets. It's nothing new. Non-bikers wear biker jackets, non surfers wear board shorts – the list "

Gatso Schmatso

People Culture

"It’s one of the most deflating feelings in the motoring world. No, strike that. In the universe. It’s ten in the morning on your local dual carriageway on a sunny Sunday. You’ve crammed the kids into the "

The Day Of Reckoning

Culture

"When the court usher said ‘I’d just like to make you aware you face disqualification today.’ I could feel the blood drain from my face like gin from an optic. This wasn’t the time, or place to blurt ‘"

Hells Angels by Hunter Thompson

People Culture

" "The hard core, the outlaw elite, were the Hell’s Angels… wearing the winged death’s-head on the back of their sleeveless jackets and packing their ‘mamas’ behind them on big ‘chopped hogs.’ They rode with a fine unwashed arrogance, "