"The latest Land Rover Defender is just the latest in a long line that can trace a direct descent from the original Series 1 designed by Maurice & Spencer Wilks way back in 1947. Although some things have changed a lot over the "
"Iceland. January. Drive. Climb. Snorkel. Hold on a minute. SNORKEL!?
So came the call from Land Rover in the run-up to Christmas 2014. You couldn’t say no. Who would turn down a chance to spend time with Land Rover’s "
"OK, in a month when we've been fetishising old Land Rovers it's worth mentioning that other off-roaders are available.
And Toyota's totemic Land Cruiser brand, as well as Nissan's boxy patrol contender, contain in their number some of the most "
We've said it before, but there's a lovely simplicity to pure utes. And the first few iterations of the Land Rover are about as Ute as a Ute can be.
The earlier Landies remind us of that immediate post-war time "
"I’ve been a Land Rover brand ambassador since 2008.
But my fondness for the brand stretches back a bit further than that. My first ever driving lesson was in a field, as a fourteen-year-old, in my stepdad’s old Series "
"Do you reckon Lego should make a production version of this amazing little classic Toyota Land Cruiser?
Of course you do. And you can vote for it here.
The Land Cruiser model project, made from over 1,700 individual pieces, was the "
Back in the sunbathed summer months we brought you news of a LEGO Ideas project that we felt warranted some Influx support.
That was the recreation, by modeller Matthew Inman, of the classic Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Series. The LEGO Ideas "
"There’s something so special about the original cast of Minis. I can’t imagine a single person not looking, smiling or feeling something when they see one bobbing along the road. In whatever town or city, in whatever country, "
"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 "
"The Grand Tour is back on our telly-boxes (assuming you have Amazon Prime), and we’re currently being treated to (or tortured by, delete as applicable and to your taste) by more road trips involving everyone’s favourite (or otherwise) "
"Our 2019 Calendar car for March was Mark's incredible and beautiful brute - the Ford Mustang Mach 1.
"I was fortunate enough to have a mid-career break back in 2010 and always wanted to restore a classic." He says. "This 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 "