"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 "
"There’s a lot in a name. Especially for Alfisti.
It was pronounced ‘duet-o-tanta’. The 2uettottanta was Pininfarina’s headline act of the Geneva Motor Show back in March '09.
The name, as well as being calculated to draw legions "
"The world of eclectic biking can be bewildering. We had a look around at what’s available - so you don’t have to! Here is a fistful of interesting eclectic bikes for every purpose.
Entry Level Scooter
Staggering statistic "
"By 1953, the United States had almost 1,000 nuclear bombs waiting to be dropped. The future of sports cars wasn’t at the top of Gen. Curtis LeMay’s priorities.
It’s the 1950s. In the hushed offices of the military leadership "
"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 "