"The days of working on your own bike (or car) have been pretty scarce in more recent years, but custom-builds are gradually becoming more and more popular. Jay Shepherd tells us his story. As a self-employed builder, Jay’s bike "
"The learner car. What a life. Firstly, does anyone else ever anthropomorphise cars into having human-like emotions and feelings? If not, bear with me. Imagine you’re a new car, pleased at being bought new and then discovering you’re "
"One quiet day in the studio, still coming down from the high of the Sideburn/Deus Ex Machina ‘Snow Quake’ event in Italy in January, I found my mouse hovering over the ‘buy now’ button on the flights I had "
"Giorgetto Giugiaro is one of the most respected automotive designers in the world. The Italian has been responsible for the Lotus Esprit, Maserati Ghibli, Merak and Bora, the Alfasud, Golf MK1 and the Fiat Dino Coupe amongst others. However, Giugiaro "
"We all have our favourite. Perhaps it’s the Aston Martin DB5 of a famous fictional British secret agent, the Ford Mustang GT fastback of Frank Bullitt, the 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor ‘ECTO-1’ ambulance from ‘Ghostbusters’, the time-travelling ‘Back to The Future’ "
"My first memory of an M3 was when my mate’s mum rolled-up in an E36 convertible. It must have been close to brand new at the time and I remember stopping to gawp - at the car. Top down, "
"The Terminator is a brilliant movie, easily one of the best films of the 1980s and entertainment at its best. Porsche must have been watching that film with a knowing smile back in 1984 because at the time it was developing "
"Volvo police cars have been a common sight on UK motorways since the 1990s. While the 850 was winning a following amongst BTCC fans, traffic officers were being convinced by its practicality, ruggedness and, thanks to its T5 engine, performance. Today, "
"It was all coming to an end very quickly, quick just seems to be the theme around a Subaru WRX STi. Our final day had dawned on our trip through Snowdonia in the blue beast, and as we’d come "
"The bike ‘scene’ is changing. It’s not just people tinkering with their bikes and making things fit at home, there are more and more actual shops popping up offering to take the ‘burden’ (depending on your outlook) off of "
"When I was very little my family and I lived on the south coast of the isle of Anglesey, just off the coast of North Wales. My earliest memories of motorsport date back to this time, when my father would "
"A BMW E30 running 800bhp you say? Never, you say? Well yeah, we say. Ross Bradley is the owner and the brains behind the build. This stunning E30 (can we still call it that?) has been completely overhauled – something some "
"Racing a car flat-out between trees and along cliff edges on surfaces that most normal people would struggle to hit the speed limit on requires a huge amount of talent - and equally large plums. The people who do this "