... and imagine hand-painting your 250 California Spider to look like a jeep!
What may seem madness from the perspective of 2010 was all part of the gilded "
It has occurred to us before that obsessional cleanliness when it comes to cars, is overrated. It might be fine for the concours comp, but there's something sterile about a vacuum packed, aspic-stored beauty that detracts. And stumbling across this "
We've been a little obsessive about paying homage to ITV's brilliant World of Sport magazine show, which graced many a wintry British saturday afternoon from the late sixties to the mid eighties. It was in the heart of the seventies, "
There's something about Pepsi Transit vans that reminds me of Christmas. An uncle of mine, deceased these last fifteen years, used to drive a Pepsi van back in the seventies. One Christmas, for some promotional reason or another, he got "
In our ongoing search for the killer-est retro-cool runabout for a family of five with a bit of time on its hands, we recently stumbled upon this very lovely customised Mazda Familia 1200.
The pictures come via the very interesting Nostalgic "
"It's been a while since we've delved into what was once one of our primary automotive fetishes. Utilitarianism.
The Holden One Tonner. It does what it says on the tin. It's burly. It's straightforward. You wouldn't be embarrassed to pull "
"Phillip Glass loved his BMW motorcycles.
Whether there's a musical metaphor in there we don't know – but it emerged yesterday that the post-modernist composer and musician spent a lot of time on the back of an R69 BMW, which he "
In recent years we've seen that phrase banded around quite a lot. It's a broad and annoying term that most petrol heads will have heard - or dare we say, maybe even uttered at one point or another during "
"Motocross (or Scrambling as it was originally known in the UK), has been around for as long as there have been motorcycles. Bikers stripped down their road machines, cut grooves in the tyres and took the bikes off-road, scrambling around "
"The Grand Tour is back on our telly-boxes (assuming you have Amazon Prime), and we’re currently being treated to (or tortured by, delete as applicable and to your taste) by more road trips involving everyone’s favourite (or otherwise) "
"If there’s one thing that always provokes a positive emotional response on Influx, it’s nostalgia. The rose-tinted view of everything just being better back in the old days when life was fun, cars were mechanical, broke down a "