Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot

Rolls-Royce Phantom Spirit of Ecstasy Mascot

The iconic Spirit of Ecstasy mascot has been fitted to Rolls-Royce motor cars since 1911, prior to this the cars had no mascot fitted and so many owners took to installing their own. This frustrated Claude Johnson, then managing director of Rolls-Royce, who felt that many of these customer fitted mascots were inappropriate and unsuitable…

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Jaguar XJR-9 Poster

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Heritage Racing is a boutique racing art company run by the father and son team of Jeff and Casey Maciejewski, all of their work is created in-house and you’ll never see it for sale anywhere other than their Etsy store. This poster shows a beautiful angle of the iconic Jaguar XJR-9 – this was the…

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Bremont Jaguar

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Bremont and Jaguar are both quintessentially British companies with a history of working together, when Jaguar recently restarted the E-Type production line to produce six “continuation” lightweights they partnered with Bremont to create a matching line of watches. This new line of Bremont Jaguar chronographs were hugely popular and so the two decided to create…

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Aston Martin at Le Mans – 1959

Aston Martin at Le Mans

Aston Martin at Le Mans is a 30 minute film covering the entry of the British marque at the 1959 Le Mans, lead by driver Stirling Moss. The racing effort in ’59 was entrusted to the beautiful Aston Martin DBR1, a car that had been introduced in 1956 and evolved in iterations until the end of…

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Jaguar XK120 Supersonic by Ghia

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In 1953 the Italian designer Giovanni Savonuzzi created a one-off Alfa Romeo that was destined to race in the Mille Miglia of the same year – the design of this ill-fated Alfa would cause a shockwave that was felt around the world, and is now widely remembered as one of the most significant “jet age”…

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John Tool Bag by Malle

John Tool Bag by Malle

The John Tool Bag by Malle is a modern take on the classic tool bag used by mechanics, blacksmiths, stone masons and other tradesmen. Each bag is made from full-grain leather, 18oz durable waxed canvas, organic cotton and solid welded brass hardware – and each has an aluminium doctor’s-bag opening to keep it either open…

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Range Rover Classic

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The two-door Range Rover Classic has long been the number one 4×4 on my personal vehicular bucketlist, some consider it an usual choice but the rapidly growing trend of vintage off-roading is a strong indication that I’m not alone in my Range Rover sentiment. Some will try to tell you that old British 4x4s are…

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The Sound Barrier – Documentary

The Sound Barrier - Documentary

The Sound Barrier is an interesting look back at the time before supersonic flight was achieved, or even really understood. Years before Chuck Yeager became the first man to achieve controlled faster than sound flight, pilots during World War II who approached the barrier would lose control as airflow over the wing became unpredictable. The…

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Jensen Interceptor III

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The Jensen Interceptor is a great example of what happens when you get the Italians, Brits and Americans in a room in the late-60s to collaborate on a multi-national muscle car. Design was tasked to the Italians by way of Carrozzeria Touring, construction took place at the Jensen factory in Birmingham and the engine/transmission were supplied by…

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