1932 Ford 5-Window Hot Rod

1932 Ford Hot Rod

The 1932 Ford is by far the most common base for hot rodding in the United States, the model is often referred to as the “Deuce” as a reference to the year it was made. The reason it was so popular is relatively straight forward, it could be ordered with the first genuinely affordable V8…

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Randolph Engineering Aviator Sunglasses

Randolph Aviator Sunglasses

Randolph Engineering Aviator Sunglasses were originally developed to military spec standards (Mil-S-25948) for use by fighter pilots and astronauts. They been standard issue to all military pilots since 1982, and they have the bayonet temples that are required to put the sunglasses on (and take them off) when you’re wearing a helmet. Technicians at Randolph…

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1967 Pontiac Firebird 400

Pontiac Firebird 400

The Pontiac Firebird was introduced in 1967 as a competitor for both the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro. Muscle car historians are always quick to point out that the Firebird shared the same F-body platform as the Camaro, as well as the front fenders, door skins and rear quarter panels. General Motors had essentially hamstrung…

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1928 Indian 101 Scout

Indian 101 Scout

The Indian 101 Scout is remembered by many as the greatest motorcycle that Indian ever made. It was developed by Charles B. Franklin – an Irish-born American immigrant who had also designed the previous Scout, and who earlier in his career had been part of the Indian Motorcycle racing team that won 1st, 2nd, and…

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Tucker 48

Tucker 48

The Tucker 48, otherwise known as the Tucker Torpedo, was a car that embodied the anything-is-possible spirit of post-WWII America. Sadly it was killed off by an intrusive SEC investigation after just 51 examples had been built, it’s widely thought that one or all of the “Big Three” US automakers was behind the investigation. Some…

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1967 Ford Mustang Desk

Ford Mustang Desk

Unibro Design is a boutique company based in Austria that specialises in upcycling vintage car parts into designer furniture. This is their 1967 Ford Mustang Desk, it uses the boot lid of a ’67 notchback with a custom set of legs to create an eye-catching desk for home or office use. The desk has four…

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The Bond Boot

The Bond Boot DANNER MOUNTAIN LIGHT II

If you’ve seen Spectre, the newest film in the James Bond franchise, you may recognise the boot pictured above. It was worn by 007 during the film as his snow boot of choice and it’s brought the boot’s maker a groundswell of well-deserved attention. The boot is otherwise known as the Danner Mountain Light II,…

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AMA Flat Track Matadors: Jay Springsteen

Jay Springsteen Flat Track

Jay Springsteen is considered by many to be the greatest flat track racer in history, his remarkable career spanned almost 30 years and he won 43 Grand National Championship dirt track victories, as well as the 1975 American Motorcyclist Association Rookie of the Year award and 3 consecutive AMA Grand National Championships in 1976, 1977,…

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1952 Cunningham C3

Cunningham C3

The Cunningham C3 was to be the only non-racing car ever built by Briggs Cunningham and his team, and it only came about due to a last minute rule change to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1953. This new rule called for all entered cars to have a production run of at…

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Iso Rivolta IR 300

Iso Rivolta IR 300

At the 1962 Torino Auto Show the Iso Rivolta IR 300 was first introduced, and an entirely new chapter in the history of Iso began. Before ’62 the company had been better known for their petite bubble cars and scooters, but in the first couple of years of the 1960s Renzo Rivalta and Giotto Bizzarrini…

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1965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra

Shelby 427 Competition Cobra

In the mid-60s the Corvettes were rapidly catching the Cobras, Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles knew they had to add significant horsepower to the chassis if they were to keep winning everything in sight, and their partnership with Ford limited their engine choices to blue oval only. The Shelby Cobra had originally been introduced with…

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