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If you came to car consciousness any time between Ted Heath and Margaret Thatcher's premierships, then the Dolomite Sprint will mean a lot to you.
Born from a time of rancour an agitation on the shop "
When Subaru launched their first mass produced Kei-car the 360 in 1958, little would the company's sararimen have believed that half a century one they would preside over one of the true talismans of enthusiastic driving all over the world.
The 365 cc-engined, "
"The 2CV was famously conceived by Citroën President Pierre Boulanger to drag the French farming population into the modern era - but in introducing this car he unwittingly created one of the most enduring archetypes of global car culture. "
"What is Influx Magazine?
Celebrating the best of motoring culture, wherever it is found, whatever form it takes.
Influx Magazine is the evolution of the customer magazine by Adrian Flux, the Norfolk-based insurance broker that offers specialist car insurance for "
If you're any kind of lensman or camera botherer, amateur or pro, you will salivate when you check out this super badass, matte-black Panamera chase car.
Owned and operated by Chase Car inc out of California, this ultimate camera dolly "
Sometimes it's good to have your preconceptions challenged. I was brought up and into car culture through the entertaining and sometimes scurrilous Custom Car magazine of the 1970s (below).
Anyone that remembers that wickedly funny 'zine will remember that as "
"You never forget your first time.
Since my first drive in a Honda NSX 15 years ago I’ve driven maybe half a dozen others: earlier 3.0-litre cars; the raw, empty, fabulous NSX-R; the post-2002 cars that lost the pop-up lights.
"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?
"Motoring brands don’t come much bigger than Harley-Davidson. In fact, brands in general don’t come much bigger than Harley-Davidson. It’s a name that transcends industries, cultures and the seven continents.
And probably Mars when we colonise it.
"The National Speedway Museum at Broxbourne is a surprising place. Set within Paradise Wildlife Park, a colourful animal sanctuary and family entertainment centre in the pretty countryside of Hertfordshire, there’s little to hint at the textured treasure trove that "
"Think of the minibus and a converted van with many seats will spring to mind for most of you, as in nothing much to get excited about. But not all minibuses were built equally. As for the last five decades, "