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 "
"In the mid-noughties, the JDM hero car was pretty much dead.
The Toyota Supra was long-gone, and bullet-fast acronyms such as GT-R and LFA had yet to emerge from Nissan and Lexus leaving buyers with a single choice – the original "
"On Thursday 22nd November Influx went Underground.
We didn’t go alone, of course. We were joined by a flood of Influxy types, from car designers and journalists, to design students, insurance personnel and – of course – passionate motoring enthusiasts, we "
"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 "
"My girlfriend said that she’d leave me if I bought a Skoda Estelle.
This was in the mid 1990s, when Britain’s roads were littered with old gents in hats pottering about in rear engined Skodas, less-than-alternative comedian Jasper "