"Images: Le Container, Uncle John
We're going to be unashamedly personal, unabashedly pro American today. But there you go. It's the fourth of July, for heaven's sake. What better time to share our favourite slice of American pie – the '65 "
pic: Michael Fordham
Thanks to the kind folks at Wikipedia chrome, or chrome plating, is actually a technique of electroplating a thin layer of the chemical element chromium onto a metal object.
It was originally used extensively in industrial and "
Images: Dean Walton
Stumbled upon a fistful of nice, simple automotive-inspired designs the other day.
Dean Walton is an ideas man on video games, but does an obviously very nice line in graphic prints.
What emerged when looking at Dean's "
" Los Angeles weaves a strange magic.
You arrive at night. The Atlantic Ocean and the massive continent of America has slipped under your keel these last ten hours. The LA megalopolis appears as a vast patchwork blanket of light set "
Brooklyn-based artist Kevin Cyr manages to infuse the beaten up old vehicles he draws with a real sense of emotion. Like careworn characters in a drama evolving along the highways of America, his subjects are tagged up Econolines and beat "
About this time of year, with the back-to-back bank holidays and the blossom hanging heavy on the boughs, even the most committed drivers among us begin to think of the beauty of sports utility.
Despite the partly justified bad press "
Sometimes as a European, it's hard to empathise with what turns people on about classic hot rods. The history of rise and rise of the stripped down DIY form is so essentially American, you get the feeling to be turned "
"Think rotary engine, and it is more than likely the Mazda name that first springs to mind. While several models in its history utilised such engines, it is the RX-7 that enjoys the most famous relationship.
The first-generation car made "
"The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit. Thomas Hardy.
Chris Baglin, the builder of the gorgeous Ducati Bevel, can remember exactly what it was that ignited the flame inside him that eventually led to "
"Our FOCUS for this edition is Gary Parravani
From blagging a trip to Brands to where he is now, Gary Parravani tells us how he became a respected motorsport photographer.
Influx: How did you get into photography?
Gary Parravani: "I’"
"Fear is essential. Fear keeps us from taking on life-threatening activities or endangering ourselves and others. The knowledge that actions have consequences – and knowledge of which consequences are best avoided at all costs – keeps us safe.
Fear keeps us away "