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A Pye for design

Cars Bikes People Culture

"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? "

Indian Scout Bobber

Bikes

"Indian Motorcycles are a legend amongst the biking fraternity and held in high esteem. The modern motorcycles they are now producing maintain the history of the company and have become as desirable as their predecessors. Before I talk about the "

Classic Motorbike Auction – Bonhams

Bikes

"An enthusiast’s dream. A collector’s dream. 400 unique motorcycles in one place, and a chance to take home a little piece of history. Staffordshire Showground held this year’s International Classic Motorcycle Show where Bonhams were exhibiting their largest "

Helmet painting – Rennat Design

Cars Bikes Culture

"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 "

2019 Indy 500

Cars

"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="" "

The Lid: Style and Substance

Bikes

"Bike culture has rebel roots. But in most corners of the planet, you have to wear a lid by law. It’s a no-brainer, really. Unless you intend to be a no brainer. All you need to ride a motorcycle "

The long way to Land’s End

Cars Culture

"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 "

May Calendar Car – Jaguar E Type

Cars

"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 "

Hillman Imp

Cars

"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 "

If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it

Cars

"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 "

Z Cars Fiat 500

Cars

"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’"

Mighty Murph

Cars

"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 "

Honda Motocompo: the cool commuter

Cars Bikes

"Riding the current wave of retro classics are 1980s cars. But if you want a cool set of two wheels rather than four, hop on the bike that looks like a box, the Honda Motocompo. The 1980s. Brought back into "