"We love orange.
And we love the 2002 Tii. And we also love the otherness of the Alpina badge - a twisted version of the workaday beemer brand that always throws a quantum of otherness into the mix.
The 'Touring' "
"In case you missed it earlier this year, ALPINA announced at Goodwood the on-sale date of the fastest production diesel car ever. And like all Alpina Beemers it's got that something special that makes this an eminently desirable machine.
"There's a late-eighties 5-Series Alpina Touring in green with amazingly unique alloys and cream leather interior that I keep seeing cruising around my hometown. I couldn't get the car out of my mind. I'd find myself in idle moments wandering "
"Imagine the most graceful creature on earth. Watch it in your mind as it sways and dances through the summer’s sunshine and the winter’s rains. Every twist and turn is a piece of choreographed wonder. Every glimmer and "
We're huge Honda fans here at Influx. We make no secret of it. We've owned a few Hondas between us over the years, and each vehicle - from monkey bike to Civic estate: has been at heart a passionately engineered, "
"We must be locked into that Glastonbury state of mind.
But in the process of noodling around thinking about car sand rock'n'roll and car culture, we found yet another amazing car owned by a member of The Who.
This Rolls "
"The Concours of Elegance event has just announced its fifth edition.
Including a select list of sixty of the greatest cars on the planet this year’s event, which will be held at Windsor Castle in September, is set to "
"These days, buying a new mid-engined sports car is an expensive business, with even a base model Elise or Boxster costing somewhere north of £40,000. But it wasn't always like that...
For over four decades, there was always at least one "
"The prospect of loading up a motorcycle and heading off to explore the world is something every bike has thought about at some point.
Seeing the world on two wheels is an entirely different experience than doing so by car. "
"There are famous explorers and adventurers we have all heard of, and we know their conquests and trips. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Michael Palin to name some, and when asked about their exploits and why they "
"We’ve often thought about it – what would happen if you just never sold your car?
The answer is predictable of course; it would become part of your life, your identity. You. But could you really keep a ‘machine’ "