"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 "
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 "
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 "
"A friend said it looked like General De Gaulle’s nose on wheels, and certainly the Citroen DS23 EFi I briefly owned had a Gallic beakiness.
Film lovers might remember The Day of the Jackal, starring Edward Fox as a "
"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 "
"Some car designers will forever be associated with one brand or have a style all of their own but the legendary Paul Bracq is not only a talented car designer but a sculptor, artist and even had a hand in "
"As with any fashion, trends in the scene change quicker than most blokes change their underpants (no, turning them inside-out doesn’t count as ‘fresh’) and as we’re around halfway through the 2019 show season it was high time we "