Onboard with Fangio!

Cars People

" You wouldn't have thought that this sort of thing existed. The film has got to be at least fifty years old and yet the camera is spookily steady. The great Juan Miguel Fangio handles the beastly, thin-booted Maserati on the "

Linda Vaughn


" Regular readers will doubtlessly realise that we here at Influx Towers are fascinated by Show Girls. The fact that our own lovely Fluxbabes are at the pinnacle of the promotional profession has something to do with it. But, the axe "

Irving Penn’s Hell’s Angels

Bikes People

" Irving Penn is undoubtedly one of the true masters of the photographic portrait. When he photographed a bunch of Hells Angels for Look Magazine in 1968 all the classic Penn elements were there - there was the stark backdrop; the steely "

William Eggleston’s Cars

Cars People

" American photographer William Eggleston was the first artist who used colour photography to be accepted as a 'serious' artist by the Art Establishment. His coolly abstracted lens was taken up wholeheartedly by film makers like Gus Van Sant , Wim Wenders "

So This is Christmas


" This image brings together three things that highly topical and relevant to our wintertime automotive dreams. Snow, John Lennon and All Terrain Vehicles. We can't be sure where this pic was taken, or what the name/model/spec of the "

Heroes & Villains

Cars People

"1: The DeTomaso Pantera [gallery=141] Is this an Argentinian, Italian or an American car? Not sure, but its street brawler's yankee heart crossed with latino styling set hearts racing from the pampas to the prairies. Marketed squarely at Americans when it "

Cars & Girls #2

Cars People

" One of the main avenues of expressive Americana is the motor car. And of course, the way the American dream has been sold, consumed and explored has always been through the car. It's no surprise, then, that the way cars "

Sir Alec Issigonis


"Alec Issigonis, who would create the most iconic piece of fully realized automotive design of the 1960s, was born in the Greek port of Smyrna in 1906. He was the descendent of at least two generations of passionate engineers, but there "

Jackie Stewart’s 1969: Annus Mirabilis


"Jackie Stewart shot to prominence when he won the 1969 world championship in a French-built Matra MS80 run by Ken Tyrrell. Stewart, with his long hair, corduroy cap and shades, was more Beatle than racing driver and became an icon as "

Grayson Perry Goes Biking!

Bikes People

" Looking like something that might have been ridden by Penelope Pitstop gone bike crazy crossed with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the nine-and-a-half foot long bike commissioned by artist Grayson Perry is a sight to behold. And it was on this "

Funny Girl

Cars People

"Most teen girls like spending their free time doing their nails, staying abreast of the politics of the boy-band economy and partying. And to an extent Jayne Kay is no different. But this sixteen year old is a self confessed "

Dickie Davies Digs the Escort

Cars People Culture

" We've been a little obsessive about paying homage to ITV's brilliant World of Sport magazine show, which graced many a wintry British saturday afternoon from the late sixties to the mid eighties. It was in the heart of the seventies, "