Triton by The GasBox

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In some respects, the Triton is the two wheeled equivalent of the Chimaera from ancient Greek mythology. It was a custom motorcycle built from a Triumph engine, a Norton Featherbed frame and often suspension, brakes and other parts from other marques. In the early days of the café racer, the Triton was the king of the…

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Ford Lotus Cortina Mk1 Rally Saloon

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The Ford Lotus Cortina is one of the beloved two door saloon cars that petrolheads almost invariably love, much like the BMW 2002 and the Datsun 510/1600. They’re cars that weren’t necessarily designed to go all that fast, but fate intervened and through some clever engineering and some lateral thinking, they actually ended up being…

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Monte Carlo Mini Poster

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The iconic status of the Mini was forever set in stone when the little car won the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally. It was racing against far larger and more powerful cars but its lightweight, front wheel drive and go kart handling launched it to the front of the pack – where it stayed through rain,…

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Triumph Elvis Jacket

Triumph Elvis Jacket

The Triumph Elvis Jacket is a new design from the venerable British motorcycle manufacturer dedicated to the King of Rock and Roll, who also happened to be a committed Triumph enthusiast. The jacket was inspired by his 1968 Comeback Special, it’s made from natural full grain leather with a waxed finish, it has a removable…

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Norton Commando by NYC Norton

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The Norton Commando is a motorcycle that probably shouldn’t have been as successful as it was. It was released in 1968 using a parallel twin that was originally introduced in 1949, this engine was called the Atlas and it was remarkable for a few reasons – perhaps none more so than for the fact that…

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Costin Jaguar Sports Racer

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The history of this Costin Jaguar is quite remarkable, it’s the only one that was ever made and it essentially started life as two separate cars. The body was designed by British aerodynamicist Frank Costin, and created by coachbuilders Williams & Pritchard for the princely sum of £1,250 – almost ten times the price of…

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Allard K3

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Sydney Allard produced 7 cars over the short 13 year lifespan of the company, and it’s entirely possible that you’ve never heard of the Allard Motor Company Limited, but its influence has been hugely significant to the world of 20th and 21st century sports cars. Sydney’s most important decision was to take a large American…

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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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