BMW M1

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The BMW M1 is a car that’s remarkable for a few reasons, it was to be BMW’s first mid-engined car and quickly became one of the most iconic supercars of the late 1970s. Originally co-developed as a joint BMW-Lamborghini automobile, BMW quickly took over the project and applied strict German precision to all elements of…

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Fratelli Orsini Driving Gloves

Fratelli Orsini Driving Gloves

The gentleman’s driving glove is something that used to be absolutely essential for any chap with a penchant for motor racing. It wasn’t until quite recently that they began to come back into popular usage, with events like the Mille Miglia, Goodwood and others contributing to a renaissance in classic driving attire. This pair of…

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Resurgence Rocker Jacket

Resurgence Rocker Jacket

The Rocker Jacket by Resurgence is a new release by the company featuring their ground-breaking PEKEV™ fabric, which has been CE-certified EN13595-1 Level 2 for abrasion resistance – offering 10.8 seconds of protection from fast moving asphalt. The outer layer of the Rocker Jacket is cotton canvas that’s been treated with Teflon® for water, mud…

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Škoda Popular Sport “Monte Carlo” Wallpaper

Skoda Popular Sport Monte Carlo

Škoda is an automobile manufacturer that we don’t generally associate with ground-breaking design, but over the 120 year history of the Czech automobile manufacturer’s history they have produced a surprising number of beautiful motor cars. The model you see above is the special “Monte Carlo” version of the Škoda Popular Sport, the company had tasked…

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Supercharged: The Grand Prix Car – Documentary

Supercharged The Grand Prix Car - Documentary

Supercharged: The Grand Prix Car is a slightly older documentary about some of the greatest years in Grand Prix racing – the 1924 to 1939 period. I don’t think any other era of motor racing has ever matched the sheer pace of innovation see in the pre-WWII years, and it’s unlikely that we’ll see anything…

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The Amazing Brennan Helicopter

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The Brennan Helicopter was the brainchild of British inventor Louis Philip Brennan, a man who had been fascinated with the concept of the helicopter and had been developing his own designs since 1884. Perhaps his greatest innovation was the development of a flight-capable rotating wing aircraft that used twin propellers attached to the helicopter blades…

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Dr Frankenstein BoomCase

Dr Frankenstein BoomCase

The Dr Frankenstein BoomCase is a one-off design by the talented team at BoomCase, it has twin rare BIC SoundSpan TPR-200 Omni-directional speakers and two passive radiators, as well as a 200 Watt amplifier, a built-in lithium ion battery with 18+ hours of battery life and the ability to connect to mobile devices via a cable…

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Top 5 Weird And Wonderful Motorcycles On eBay This Week

BMW K100 Cafe Racer

It’s always fascinating to scroll through the slightly less-visited sections of the eBay Motorcycles category and see what people are selling. I often come across bikes I’ve never seen before and the sheer breadth of two-wheeled variety is astonishing. This week we have everything from a supercharged Kawasaki H2 producing 300hp, to a $165,000 USD…

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Stormproof Match Kit

Stormproof Match Kits

This waterproof cylinder is designed to contain 40 stormproof matches and carry 6 spare strikers, it also floats in both fresh and saltwater. The stormproof matches are designed to work in wind, rain and snow, and they will automatically relight after being submerged in water. The ability to light fire is one of the single…

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Porsche 944 Turbo

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The Porsche 944 Turbo was the pinnacle of 944 development, which itself had started with an ill-fated agreement between Porsche, VW and Audi to co-develop a car that would share a common platform. VW eventually pulled out of the arrangement so Porsche bought the rights to the project and carried on – eventually releasing the…

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