"In the history of Automotive brands there has been none with the length, breadth or depth of Porsche's influence.
It's amazing to think that it's over a century ago that Ferdinand Porsche designed the world's first petrol-electric hybrid - as "
Well, it's that Geneva time again. And part of the fun of this time of year is not only digging the new cars that are launched, but enjoying how the sophisticated marketing machine cranks into action. Of any we have "
"Whether purists call it a Porsche or a Porsche-Wagen, we dig the Porsche 914, a little sports runabout that brought the aesthetics of the two brands closer than they had ever been before.
The story goes that there was a loose "
"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 "
This weekend at Silverstone there's an opportunity to check out some full blooded sportscar action. The Le Mans series is an evocative formula: an opportunity to get familiar with real endurance racing in advance of that inevitable pilgrimage to Circuit "
"For me, this 1973 911 RS Lightweight represents the essence of Porsche.
It was 1973. Porsche had achieved unheard-of dominance at Le Mans. There was an oil crisis that meant that sports cars were required to be fleet footed and stripped down. They "
"'Can a 911 that shares not a single component with its predecessor still be a 911?'
That was the question Porsche posed in a brochure for the new-era 911 in 1998. Of course, it answered it with an unequivocal ‘yes’, and declared that ‘"
"In 1962 a very swift breadvan competed at Le Mans.
It was unofficial in many ways. It wasn't raced by Ferrari, the company which built the 250 GT on which it was based, and it wasn't actually called a breadvan by the "
"Dave from Triumph UK delivered the Speed Triple and said: “ You’ll have a lot of fun on this.”
I smiled a knowing smile. The day was beautiful, crisp, sunny and clear blue skies. A biking day, and I knew "
"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 Land of the Morning Calm's size makes driving a viable option. Cars can be hired at Incheon International Airport and via hotels in Seoul. But we didn’t need to rent one because the whole point of our visit "