Article's featured image

The Fall Guy – Fast & Furious 6 Mk1 Escort

  The Fast & Furious franchise, love it or hate it, is a Goliath of cinema. It’s banked over a billion dollars, it’s now on its ninth instalment with a tenth on the way, and it’s also generated a spin-off franchise in the form of Hobbs and Shaw. There’s a cartoon on Netflix, there are […]

Article's featured image

1979 Lotus Esprit S2 – Classified of the Week

When Lotus unveiled the Esprit at the 1975 Paris Motor Show, the automotive world was left agog. This car, this brilliant collection of long, hard lines, that was impossibly low and that looked like it would make a chef’s favourite knife look blunt was like nothing else. The Esprit, as Lotus had named it, was […]

Article's featured image

Motorcycle Engines – What’s Between Your Legs?

The world of classic and specialist motorcycles is just as, if not more varied than that of cars. There are myriad makes, models and of course, engines. But what’s what? What do these different engines offer, and what are the negatives of each engine? We’ve waded into the world of motorcycle engines to find out, […]

Article's featured image

Venturi – Shifting Fortunes

A lot of cars have been successfully named after winds. Volkswagen in particular has been mining this fruitful seam for years – Scirocco, Passat, Vento, you name it; even the Golf is named after the Gulf Stream. Renault had a crack at it in 2010, although badging their effort ‘Wind’ didn’t totally enter into the […]

Article's featured image

Keeping Trim – Interior Removal Kit

Car interiors are important, given that’s where we spend most of our time. As such, you want everything to be in place, to be free from rattles and to not have any broken elements. However, over the course of restoration, those clips and fixings can and will break. You’ll scratch interior panels as you try […]

Article's featured image

1955 Ford Thunderbird – International Rescue

Photography by Bruce Holder The Ford Thunderbird was an incredibly important car for Ford. It was built in response to the arrival of Chevrolet’s new Corvette in 1953. Ford had plans for a sporty two-seater, but the new Corvette motivated designers to get on with things a bit faster. Ford’s original plan was a car […]

Article's featured image

1989 Volkswagen Golf Rallye – Project Profile

The Mk2 Volkswagen Golf has cemented itself as a proper classic car. It might not be as pure or as nimble as the first Volkswagen Golf, but there is no denying that it carries with it a charm and appeal that models after the Mk2 failed to capture. In GTi guise, the Mk2 Golf was […]

Article's featured image

LM002 – Lamborghini’s Heavyweight

  The concept of the sports utility vehicle, or SUV for short, is one the masses seem to have picked up and run with. Ask some industry experts and they’ll put the Nissan Qashqai of all things at ground zero. SUV genesis, if you will. The same experts will also tell you that the Nissan […]

Article's featured image

2000 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale – Classified of the Week

If it looks like a Challenge Stradale, goes like a Challenge Stradale and sounds like a Challenge Stradale, it probably is one? Not in this case. This Ferrari 360 has been turned into something you could never order from Maranello, a 6-Speed Manual equipped Challenge Stradale. The Challenge Stradale was sold as the highest performance […]

Article's featured image

Top Five Two-Wheeled Movie Stars

Kawasaki Ninja GPz900R – Top Gun In 1986, when Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell got his shot and arrived at Miramar air base having saved Cougar in the Indian Ocean, he chased an F-14 jet down the runway, punching the air and expressing his love of all things that eschew speed. The angular machine he was riding […]