"There's something deliciously audacious about the very idea of a Mk 1 Ford Transit with an F1 engine installed.
And look at the first edition of Ford’s promotional Transit. It looks every bit of the burly 1970s monster that it "
"All Images Influx/James Lipman
Remember Ford’s late-nineties ‘backbone of Britain’ TV advert for the Transit, set to Slade’s ‘Coz I Luv U?’ The advertising industry isn’t generally noted for correcting social wrongs, but on this occasion "
Mickey Gibbons has only lived with his1971 Ford Transit MK1 Canterbury Conversion for two years - but already its personality is burned into his hearts and minds. "Her name is Susan, Mickey tells me as we prepare to pull away "
"The Transit "Bullnose". A rare sight and, if rumours are to be believed, not an intentional design feature.
The distinctive, if not yet iconic, extended nose was merely an engineering solution. One made due to unforeseen complications with the packaging "
"We spotted our first Ford Focus RS in the steel this week.
It’s always an event to see a car that will likely sit up there in the rarified atmosphere of blue collar legends like the Sierra Cosworth and "
"My good friend and graphiste genius Mickey Boy G palmed me this superb piece of historic 1980's car culture a couple of weeks back. Yes, it's an original, vinyl-bound sales brochure for the DeLorean DMC-12. The audacity of Mr DeLorean's "
OK, despite the meteorological evidence out there, it is the height of summer. And the height of summer is the time of the Road Trip. For any dyed-in-the-wool lover of cars, there is no better way to pay homage to "
"If you're of a certain age, you'll remember the sight and sound of the powder blue invalid tricycles that were once a common sight on our roads and at our football stadia. But do you know the story behind them?
"Growing up, I was surrounded by motorbikes all the time and from a very young age; my Mum would take me to local egg runs where there’d be convoys of biker after biker all donning their leather waistcoats and "
"So many British racing drivers will know the feeling. The feeling of Indira Flack bounding over with a smile and a question, or handing them a letter, asking them to be part of her huge photographic project.
To date, Flack "
"You’ll find plenty of motoring journalists who are real professors of this subject. They love to get under the bonnet and tinker with the oily bits or thoroughly go through testing procedures point by point. Honestly, I admire them "