Documentary: The Lockheed YF-12

Lockheed YF-12

The Lockheed YF-12 Interceptor was the aircraft that would go on to become the SR-71 Blackbird – one of the most famous of all the Skunk Works projects. The YF-12 was capable of Mach 3 and above, it set 9 world records for speed and altitude in a single afternoon (later surpassed by the SR-71),…

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1957 Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

Ford Courier Sedan Delivery

The Ford Courier Sedan Delivery was built between 1952 and 1960 as a solution for those who needed cargo space but didn’t want or didn’t need a truck. Ford developed the the Sedan Delivery on the 1956 sedan platform – which itself was an updated version of the iconic 1955 Ford. Ford built just 6,178…

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Packard Royal Streamliner Roadster

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The Packard Royal Streamliner Roadster is a one-off custom car fitted with a supercharged 1600 hp Packard V12 capable of putting down 3,000 ft lbs of torque at the rear wheels, and measuring in at 31 feet, 6 inches in length, and 13,200 lbs on the scales. Chip Foose worked closely with Rodney Rucker on…

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1969 Boss 429 Ford Mustang

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The Boss 429 Ford Mustang was built specifically to allow Ford to race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – the homologation requirement was that 500 road cars had to be built each season and offered for sale to the general public. The engine developed for the project was a member of the Ford 385…

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1968 Toyota Corona Hot Rod

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The humble Toyota Corona isn’t a car that you’d usually associate with the Californian hot rod scene – the model was first introduced in 1957 as a reliable, economical, and clinically boring family sedan. In 1968 the Toyota Corona Mark II was released with styling by Italian legend Battista Farina, it was still an economical…

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The Super 73 Electric Bike

Super 73 Electric Bike

Electric vehicles have existed alongside steam and internal combustion engines as a way of moving people for well over 150 years, in fact the first electric car (built by Robert Davidson) predated the first gasoline car (built by Karl Benz) by 49 years. The Super 73 is a unique take on the rapidly growing genre…

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Original On Any Sunday Promotional Poster

On Any Sunday Promotional Poster

On Any Sunday might just be the most important motorcycle documentary ever made, it was released in 1971 to critical acclaim and Steve McQueen provided some of the funding for it through his production company Solar Productions. Directed by Bruce Brown, On Any Sunday focussed on a broad range of different motorcycle genres, showing the…

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Bell Bullitt Carbon Ace Cafe Black Jack Helmet

Bell Bullitt Carbon Ace Cafe Black Jack Helmets

The new-for-2016 Bell Bullitt Carbon Ace Cafe Black Jack Helmet is a collaborative effort between the iconic London cafe – after which the term “cafe racer” was likely coined, and Bell Helmets. It features a monochromatic Union Jack emblazoned over a low-profile carbon composite shell with a tinted visor. Internally the helmet has a multi-density…

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Icon 1000 Retrograde Gloves

Icon 1000 Retrograde Gloves

The new Icon 1000 Retrograde Gloves combine a goatskin chassis with a seamless kangaroo leather palm, D3O armour underlays across the knuckles, and a pair of titanium knuckle plates for good measure. Both kangaroo and goat leather have become more and more popular in recent years as they offer unproved abrasion resistance over standard cowhide…

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Ford GT – The Return

Ford GT Documentary - The Return

The Return is a brand new documentary produced by Ford Performance as a look behind the curtain of their historic Ford GT program – a plan to build a modern GT40 and take it back to Le Mans. The film comes in 3 chapters, and it offers insight from the likes of Bill Ford, Raj…

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