"We spotted this amazingly clean Ford Zephyr this week.
The car is sat behind a high fence on the estate in East London where I grew up with my family in the late sixties. And this car, dating from a "
"It might have looked like a spaceship
- particularly when compared to Ford UK’s standard issue cars of the time like the Anglia - but this first edition of a Ford car to carry the Capri moniker was as "
Any reader of a certain vintage will hold numerous ideas about the Ford Capri in their minds. If you were of the age that they were marketed in their original guise, you will think of them as "
It seems that our omission of the Sierra Cosworth from out list of definitive cars of the eighties set the cat amongst the pigeons.
Close readers of Influx may have noticed my disclaimer: having come to the age of road-legality "
"Like the novelist once said: ‘The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there”
An overused line, perhaps, but it couldn’t be truer for the history of the corner of Essex that became Fordland.
When Henry T. "
We can't be alone in thinking it would be amazing if our favourite Norfolk brand that specialises in lightweight sports cars would collaborate with Ford and come up with a racing edition of today's equivalent Dagenham-bred workhorse.
We suppose that "
"Before the 1960s, though, US drivers enjoyed a staple diet of sedans and station wagons, with little temptation. Then, fifty-five years ago, Jeep launched the tasty Wagoneer, which not only appealed to the more sophisticated and modern palate: it was "
"Fastec Racing, based in Newmarket, is an engineering company which manufactures custom parts for everyone from race teams to Joe public. To promote their work (and because they live and breathe bikes) they have built a string of show bikes.
"When Ivano Beggio passed away at the age of 73 earlier this year, the residents of the town of Noale mourned greatly.
Ivano was the mastermind behind the rise of Aprilia, a small bicycle company based in the town that his "
"Slovakia is a remarkable country, and I have been privileged to visit it several times.
Located in Central Europe, it is a nation packed with resplendent cities and grandiose castles. It also happens to be home to Kia Motors Slovakia ("