"It's not often we go all gooey over a bit of American Muscle.
But this slick, black on black edit of a 1970 Pontiac Firebird by an outfit called Allspeed Customs makes us go all weak at the knees.
According to "
Skateboarding and petrol head-ism are two cultural spheres that seldom cross over (apart perhaps from when prepubescent playstation skaters crash into that incredible Pontiac Firebird that macks it down mainstreet in Skate).
Interesting then, to see that legendary US skateborder "
Sometimes a car stops you in its tracks through its sheer beauty. It happened this morning, and we had to share.
This latest aesthetic epiphany occurred in the midst of a discussion about whether or not Zagato had made any "
It's not often we find ourselves drawn to a WLSR vehicle. But when we saw the 'Slug', the 1926 1000HP Sunbeam 'Mystery' at Beaulieu over the summer, we were stopped in our tracks.
It seems the renowned English carmaker, who we "
As you may have gathered we're McQueen geeks. We like to regularly share a dose of cultural artefacts that feature the great man - and by now we've worked lots of angles on the king of cool.
But for some "
Stumbled across a very nice little video from the nice folks at Hurst Racing Tires.
It seems the hand-made aesthetic has trickled down all the way to the consumption and production of traction. We've no idea how they might work, "
"If you haven't seen Richard Linklater's Oscar-winning film, Boyhood, yet, you should.
The film is brilliant - real achievement at many levels and for many reasons, but for members of this particular parish - the part played by the Pontiac "
"Ferraris - they’re a strange breed of car. Sometimes I love them; sometimes, they leave me cold.
I can't explain precisely why that is. I think everybody is expected to believe the modern incarnation of the Italian brand is "
"Growing up, I was surrounded by motorbikes all the time and from a very young age; my Mum would take me to local egg runs where there’d be convoys of biker after biker all donning their leather waistcoats and "
"When you think of famous Premier League footballers and their treasure trove of fast and rare cars you don’t tend to think the vehicles they cherish the most might actually be… erm, the humble minivan.
But that’s the "
"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 "