There's been an acreage of McQueen love from these pages over the last couple of years. Of course, the king of cool was indeed the petrol headed totem of all Hollywood time.
But the beautiful Paul Newman was, of course, "
We've been on the verge of buying a BMW motorcycle for a couple of years now, with a view to stripping it back and slowly creating a piece of custom loveliness for hard-ish duty travel missions on the backroads.
"Everyone now knows the Toyota Prius, despite the launch brouhaha and Hollywood celebrity endorsements, is about as green as napalm.
Sure, it doesn’t use a lot of fossil fuel when it’s rolling to and from Waitrose, but the "
Images copyright Simon Davidson
We stumbled across the work of Antipodean photographer Simon Davidson today and were immediately struck by his sensitive eye and brilliant sense of colour and composition. This little selection of burnouts brings a certain something that "
This monstrous mutant is something to behold. We suppose it was a nice idea. Take a dinged up DBS Vantage V8, strip off the body and replace it with a bulging piece of Bedford steel. Add a hi-spinning turbo to "
"Whatever your scooter preference - the long, sleek slimness of the Lambretta or the relatively substantial, reliable and zippy Vespa profile - the same artist-designer can be credited with coming up with the scooter formula.
It was the end of "
"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 "
"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 "
"‘Why don't we have both?’ says the young girl, shrugging a pair of pixelated shoulders, then the whole town celebrates.
As GIFs go, this looping snatch of taco ad has long since peaked, troughed and boomeranged back to retro classic "
"Technical drawings have always allowed those unlikely to get their hands into the oily innards of a race car to get a look at what goes where, and does what.
We had a quick chat with technical illustrator Roy Scorer "
As your phone is turned to silent, theirs buzzes.
While you're getting comfortable in bed, it's time for boys and girls of the modified car scene to come out to play.
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The new era of "