"Car culture can be found in the most unlikely of places. Deep in the Ecuadorian jungle, for instance, where automotive adventurer Ben Coombs found himself gate-crashing a gathering of the local car club, dedicated to Nismo-inspired Datsun pickup trucks. Or "
"In 1958 ex-soldier and sometime Italian resident John Gordon was the managing director of Peerless cars, who were based in Slough. Peerless made four-seater sports saloons, using a tubular frame, supporting a fiberglass body, with a de Dion rear suspension and "
"Formula E turns five this year. Forget the party hats and balloons: the series has got itself a stupendous new racing car instead. Formula E’s fifth season will get off the line in December in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The "
"The 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix – held on November 2nd – was a fitting conclusion to one of the most fascinating Formula 1 championship battles in recent memory. A year-long battle emerged between McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Felipe Massa. Neither had "
"Felipe Massa knows a thing or two about rising above adversity. He lost the 2008 F1 drivers’ championship to Lewis Hamilton by a single point; a year later, he was severely injured by a piece of flying debris in a horrific "
"When planning a road trip through Germany and Austria (as well as the Czech Republic and Poland), I knew I’d be silly to miss out on driving some amazing Alpine roads. Choosing which roads to drive along the length "
"Before the 1960s, though, US drivers enjoyed a staple diet of sedans and station wagons, with little temptation. Then, fifty-five years ago, Jeep launched the tasty Wagoneer, which not only appealed to the more sophisticated and modern palate: it was "
"I don’t care what anyone says, Grand Tours are the best. Driving across Europe, taking in the sights and exploring beautiful and exciting parts of our continent is one of the best adventures you can undertake. From the glorious "
"For every car that’s been made there will be a story, or two, to tell. From rolling off the production line to the fifth or sixth owner collecting the keys for the very first time. For decades, cars have "
"“Well, the thing that’s impressive apart from anything else in an engine is that each individual cylinder manages to go ‘suck, squeeze, bang, blow’ 92 times per second. The sparks required at 11,000rpm are 733 per second. The piston weighs five "
"If you apply the ‘difficult’ third album theory to cars – then Ford faced a massive challenge when making the third generation Fiesta ST. As in, how exactly do you follow up a hot hatch that was brilliant at everything? First "
"Technical drawings have always allowed those unlikely to get their hands into the oily innards of a race car to get a look at what goes where, and does what. We had a quick chat with technical illustrator Roy Scorer "
"In 2018, Cosworth turns 60. In celebration, Influx was granted behind-the-scenes access at the company’s engineering base in Northampton, England, to meet some of the men and women who make Cosworth what it is today – and what it will be tomorrow. "