" 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 "
Whatever you think of the globally burgeoning scene of hipster-bikers, you've got to admit there are some beautiful custom builds emerging.
This ground up build is typical of the sort of lovely machinery that is being put together all over "
We're not sure if we're posting this because it is a spectacular act of sublime automotive madness, because it is a brilliant bit of viral marketing, or whether the coverage is so good.
Either way, the Indy 500 weekend just past "
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 "
"Illustration by Curtis Livingston
Every now and then I believe it is worth just thinking about Hunter S Thompson and the groundbreaking work he did in his blazing career as a writer. Notice I say 'writer' rather than 'Gonzo Journalist'.
With all the ever-continuing controversy about whether or not the Bernie's F1 circus will condescend to touch down in the great United States next year, it's easy to forget that in the 1960s American driver Dan Gurney - as well "
"A recent run in with a loss adjuster put me in mind of that greatest of all claims investigators, Banacek, and his eclectic motor collection.
With the ten percent skim from the cash he saved the insurance moguls this cool "
"The demise of Saab is one of the more painful episodes in the collective memory of car enthusiasts worldwide.
Saab was always a manufacturer that did things its own way – and that sense of principle and engineering purity has left "
"When we think of motorcycle helmets we generally name Arai, Shoei, AGV, Shark, Nolan et Al. Not many motorcyclists globally would name Davida helmets, a small family-run business in Birkenhead, Merseyside. But this will soon be changing as the company "
"In the mid-'90s Lotus launched a car that turned the company around.
A modestly-powered K-series sat behind the driver's seat in a sub-tonne sports car, with a manual ‘box and rear wheel drive, all supported by a sublime aluminium "
" The ‘umbrella on wheels’ or the ‘tin snail’, the unmistakable Citroën 2CV has also been a 24-hour endurance racer, a James Bond film star, a delivery van, a beach buggy-type fun machine, and, in twin-engined four-wheel drive ‘Sahara’ versions, "