"All classic machinery immediately offers two things; a glimpse into yesteryear and the chance to submerge yourself into escapism.
As a non-American, the allure of American metal stems from growing up watching US hit TV shows and movies. It didn’"
So Influx is here in the Maritime, breezy - bright Canadian province that is Nova Scotia, avoiding bears, cougars and spotting a lot of strange vehicular creatures along the way.
Among them, and not the least interesting of these beasts "
Wether or not you like the classic American muscle car - all heavily burbling hemis, bold stripes, murderous visages and redneck steez- you have to admire the audacity of their creators.
Heavy Detroit-wrought steel kept the blue collar masses of "
The American muscle car: whether you worship the road that they tear up or turn your nose up at their raw, unrefined power - deep down everyone harbours a secret desire to own one. A Dodge Charger "
"For the epitome of modern American Muscle you need look no further than the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.
There are a brace of these beasts caged in dark steel containers fast approaching our shores as we go to press. Their "
These pics of the homologation special from Dodge in 1969 really evokes the difference in approach to car design and marketing over these last forty years. The Dodge was an extreme machine, but still (almost) accessible.
Race specials of our current "
The American Motor Company, which came up with the highly attractive AMX GT concept in 1968, the shooting brake-style lines of which informed a generation of nearly-classic, never-quite-made-it American motors, was always troubled company. Why? It tried to bring innovative concepts "
"1988, and the market for hot hatches is at its peak.
Hundreds of young, up-and-coming types are walking into dealerships flush with cash and ready to drop it all on something fast enough to thrill, but practical enough to carry all "
"Honda calls the CB1000R a ‘neo sports cafe’. It’s a fresh take on cafe racers, those so very 1960s, Quadrophenia-style rides. This, however, is much more modern and ‘The Matrix’. You can imagine Keanu riding it, bullet-time, in "
"The National Speedway Museum at Broxbourne is a surprising place. Set within Paradise Wildlife Park, a colourful animal sanctuary and family entertainment centre in the pretty countryside of Hertfordshire, there’s little to hint at the textured treasure trove that "
"In 2018 Influx brought you more cars, bikes, people and culture than ever before.
What was your highlight?
We featured everything from home-built bikes in our VC London film, and completely bespoke cars like Charles dos Santos' V8-powered Nissan drift "