"Remember how the original Mercedes-Benz A-class famously fell over in the ‘elk test’? Or how all the original Audi TTs had to be dragged back to the factory in Ingolstadt to cure their high-speed handling ‘idiosyncrasies’? Or Daimler’s disastrous "
"It's nice to see a great British institution giving a great German institution the credit it deserves.
It may not be the most spectacular, efficient, cool, sexy or beautiful car that German industry has produced – but it's certainly the most "
"The original Volkswagen Beetle’s silhouette is as distinctive as it is ubiquitous. Curvy yes, sporty, no. But then that wasn’t part of the Beetle’s brief.
Designed in 1938 to get the German masses moving, it took until 1945 for "
In our current bout of obsession with all things vannish and practical we stumbled this morning across yet more beautiful graphic goodness focussed on the split screen microbus.
Nothing really to say about this apart from how gobsmackingly stylish these "
"In 2018 Influx brought you more cars, bikes, people and culture than ever before.
What was your highlight?
We featured everything from home-built bikes in our VC London film, and completely bespoke cars like Charles dos Santos' V8-powered Nissan drift "
"The first Type 356, designed by Ferdinand Porsche at the age of 72, was constructed in the then home of the Porsche company, an old sawmill in Gmund in Austria, in 1948. This first prototype, which now resides in the Porsche museum in "
"Images via Cats Exotics
We've been known to fetishise the odd shooting brake.
And this Murena GT must be one of the most beautiful we've ever come across.
According to the webs it was built in 1969 by Intermeccanica of Turin "
"The problem with roads is that they have rules. The good thing about offroad culture is that there aren't as many.
Whether you like it or not the road is in itself a piece of administrative coercion. No matter what "
"The nice people at Influx suggested earlier this year that they wanted three films off us.
One on minibuses, one on bubblecars and one on car detailers. Trying to find an interesting angle on minibuses was tough I’ll be "