Hillclimb Monsters

Cars

"Let’s start with the shock and awe. Del Quigley slips behind the wheel of a single seat racer and rips from a standstill to 160mph. 740 bhp kicks from an oversized V8 and throws 450kg down the runway. The data "

Moped Mayhem

Bikes

"Motocross (or Scrambling as it was originally known in the UK), has been around for as long as there have been motorcycles. Bikers stripped down their road machines, cut grooves in the tyres and took the bikes off-road, scrambling around "

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 "

Starion

Cars

"As an increasingly old git I look back on my life with a sense of ‘why did I do that?’ bafflement. These thoughts range from foot-in-mouth social encounters that still make me blush to some of the cars I’ve "

Adrian Flux Forever Cars

Cars Culture

"We’ve often thought about it – what would happen if you just never sold your car?   The answer is predictable of course; it would become part of your life, your identity. You. But could you really keep a ‘machine’ "

Matra Rancho: the green car

Cars

"Its makers considered it to be a voiture verte and marketed it accordingly, but if you were to look at the Matra Rancho with 21st century eyes you'd probably conclude it is no more a green car than it is "

Influx Social

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 "

Five days with a modified GT86…

Cars

"“There are three Toyota GT86s, but we need a driver for the third to bring it to Japfest at Silverstone. You’ll get the car for five days if you’re up for it?” An intriguing proposition, and given "

Paolo Cattaneo

Bikes People

"There are famous explorers and adventurers we have all heard of, and we know their conquests and trips. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Michael Palin to name some, and when asked about their exploits and why they "

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’"