... 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 "
"This is a one-off Lamborghini-Zagato collab.
And don't let anyone tell you it's not a result of the oneupmanship that was riddled through the relationship between Ferruccio and il commendatore.
You've heard the story. The Lambo boss was upset at "
"Commuting using public transport is becoming a real issue with ever-increasing costs, increasing delays and the overcrowding to contend with. The same can apply to using your own car to commute into cities. The Xciting 400 from Kymco offers a superb "
"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 "
"If you're a devotee of the BTCC, BSB or a fan of the Kaiser Chiefs (we'll return to that) then you'll be familiar with Knockhill, the highest (at around 800 feet above sea level) and most northerly permanent racing circuit in "