Bremont ALT1-B

Bremont ALT1-B

The Bremont ALT1-B is a chronograph developed for use at altitude by military pilots. The design is based on the ALT1-Z chronograph that Bremont delivered to B2 Stealth Bomber Aircrews in 2012. At its heart, the ALT1-B uses a modified calibre 13 1/4” BE-54AE automatic chronometer, with 25 jewels, a Glucydur balance, an Anachron balance…

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The Wing Man – Robin Herd

McLaren F1 Car

The Wing Man is a short film from McLaren that was created to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Robin Herd joining Bruce McLaren’s racing team. Herd was hired directly from the Concorde project despite his lack of formal training in race car engineering. The influence that Robin had on McLaren in its formative years was…

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Triumph Bonneville Scrambler by Grease Monkey

Triumph Scrambler 8

The Triumph Bonneville is broadly recognised as one of the most important motorcycle model lines in history, originally introduced in 1959 the Bonneville has been developed through 3 major iterations and remains in production today – 56 years after its grandfather entered production. The modern Bonneville shares the same basic layout as the original, it’s…

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1963 Shelby Cobra 289

Shelby Cobra 289

The story of the Shelby Cobra has become so deeply ingrained into the psyche of automotive devotees on both sides of the Atlantic that it’s practically spliced into their DNA. Carroll Shelby started out as a racing driver and quickly moved up the ranks in the USA before finding his way across the pond to…

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Triumph Trident Racing Motorcycle

Triumph Racing Motorcycle

Triumph ended their factory racing program in the mid-70s due to budget restrictions and increasingly competitive two-strokes from Japan, this could have spelled the end for the marque on the race tracks of Europe and North America but a small band of privateers kept the Triumph badges on the starting grid. Privateer racer John Parker built…

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1937 Morgan Three-Wheeler

Morgan Three-Wheeler

H.F.S. Morgan debuted his first three-wheeled cyclecar design at the 1911 Olympia Motor Exhibition, he had previously built a little single seat three-wheeler for his own personal use and it had proved so popular with everyone who saw it that he developed a commercial version. The initial design for the three-wheeler only had space for a…

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Ford GT40 Cutaway

1965 Ford GT40

The GT40 gave Ford the first overall Le Mans victory for an American manufacturer in 1966, the win was noteworthy for a few reasons – it was also the first win for an American team at a large European race since Jimmy Murphy took the top step on the podium with his Duesenberg in 1921…

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Jaguar XJ220


“The Saturday Club” was an unofficial group of 12 Jaguar engineers and designers who worked after-hours and on weekends to secretly develop the car that would launch the company directly to the top of the list of the world’s fastest car manufacturers. The Jaguar XJ220 was a revelation when it was first shown to the…

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Bentley 6½ Litre Bob Tail

Bentley 6.5 Litre

The Bentley 6½ Litre was very nearly released as the Bentley 4¼ Litre, but through a twist of fate W. O. Bentley and a Rolls-Royce test driver both encountered one another on their way back from the 1924 French Grand Prix in Lyon. The two men were each piloting the latest prototypes from their respective…

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de Havilland Vampire Jet


In 1942 during some of the heaviest fighting of the Second World War a team of engineers at de Havilland were hard at work developing a jet-powered aircraft that they hoped would help turn the tide of the war and bring an end to the bloodshed. The jet engine had only been invented 5 years…

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