1964 Lotus Type 34

The Lotus Type 34 would go on to become the winningest Lotus Indy car ever built, an impressive feat given that it was only the second Lotus model built to compete at the Indy 500. The early 1960s were a transitional time for the iconic American race, which was still overwhelmingly contested by somewhat antiquated…

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1958 Tracked Cuthbertson Land Rover

The Cuthbertson Land Rover is a tracked vehicle designed to go where normal 4x4s can’t – waist-deep mud, thick marshes, and heavy snow. A Brief History of the Tracked Cuthbertson Land Rover James A. Cuthbertson of Biggar in Lanarkshire, Scotland started his own company in 1936 to manufacture his inventions. Although not a household name,…

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Morgan Leather Suitcase

The Morgan Motor Company was founded in 1910, and have survived where many failed by weaponizing their British heritage. The company is now best known for their classically-styled roadsters and their quirky Three-Wheelers, recently they’ve released some more modern machinery in the shape of the Aero8 Roadster. This suitcase is one of Morgan’s other creations,…

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Death Machines of London Tee

Death Machines of London is a British custom motorcycle workshop based (not surprisingly) in London. The name comes from a quote from the company founder’s father, when as a child he mentioned he’d been for a motorcycle ride with his fun uncle. This tee by DMOL is 100% brushed cotton (175g/m² jersey), it’s black with…

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Documentary: Camel Trophy 1989 – Amazon

Camel Trophy 1989 – Amazon is a fascinating hour-long documentary about one of the hardest Camel Trophy events of them all – the 1989 Amazon expedition. The Amazonian rainforest is one of the most challenging environments on earth to travel through, made all the more difficult by illegal loggers, cagey gold miners, and the native…

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Vincent Motorcycles: The Untold Story Since 1946

Vincent Motorcycles: The Untold Story Since 1946 is a book by Philippe Guyony covering the extraordinary history of one of Britain’s most influential motorcycle marques from the year of its demise to the current day. Most companies would see their name slowly slip into obscurity after going out of business, but Vincent stayed surprisingly relevant, thanks…

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Rowan Atkinson’s Land Rover Defender

Rowan Atkinson is well-known as an actor, comedian, and screenwriter, but he’s also an avid driver, car collector, and motorsport fan. He famously drove his multi-million dollar McLaren F1 with much gusto, covering over 41,000 miles and twice crashing it – but ensuring it was fastidiously restored both times. Though he’s most closely associated with…

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1964 AC Cobra 289

Despite the fact that it was only built from 1962 to 1967, the AC Cobra had a profound impact on the motoring world. The surviving examples are worth a king’s ransom and are hotly pursued by collectors and enthusiasts, many of whom enter them in vintage motor racing events. A Brief History of Carroll Shelby’s…

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Corvette-Engined Land Rover Defender 90

Carroll Shelby might not have been the first person to drop an American V8 into a British vehicle, but he’s by far the most famous. Over the years there have been countless examples of Brits and Americans getting their heads together and turning out some genuinely remarkable automobiles – and this Land Rover by East Coast…

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James Hunt Poster Series

This series of four James Hunt posters were created by the team at Automobilist to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the British driver’s World Championship victory, piloting the McLaren M23. The 1976 season was exceedingly volatile and the battles between Niki Lauda and James Hunt became legendary, eventually inspiring the 2013 blockbuster film “Rush” starring…

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Malle London Expedition Jacket

The Malle London Expedition Jacket has been in continuous development for over 2 years now, including a 10,000 mile attrition test riding across the USA using early prototypes of the jacket. The team at Malle London wanted to develop a new jacket that had all thew classic looks of a British waxed cotton design, with…

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