Jet-Hot Double Down By Fuller Moto


The Jet-Hot Double Down is a vehicle that you’ve likely seen before. This time however there’s some new information about it that’ll likely interest the wealthier amongst you – it’s for sale. Fuller Moto built the extraordinary AWD 825 horsepower behemoth in 2013 for Jet-Hot Coatings, and it almost broke the internet when images of…

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Porsche 356 by Claudia Liebenberg

Porsche Engine Art

Claudia Liebenberg is a talented South African painter whose work we’ve featured before, she specialises in the use of watercolours because it means she has small and highly portable painting supplies that she can carry anywhere. This series of two paintings was commissioned for a new coffeeshop that’s opening in Scottsdale in Arizona, the cafe…

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Jaguar E-Type Competition Coupé

Jaguar E-Type Car

The Jaguar E-Type was never really intended for racing, despite the fact that it shared many design queues with the D-Type – its elder sibling and a car renowned for its racing prowess. Jaguar did build 12 lightweight aluminium race cars with bespoke bodies and highly tuned engines, but racing technology had moved on significantly…

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Pegaso Z-102 by Touring


The Pegaso Z-102 was a technologically advanced sports car built by the Spanish in a truck factory between 1951 and 1958. It’s difficult to know exactly how the Z-102 managed to get approved by the accounts department in the Pegaso factory, but the fact that the chief technical manager of the company was Wilfredo Ricard –…

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The Birth Of Lotus To The Caterham Seven

Stirling Moss Trials

The Lotus Seven and its modern progeny, the Caterham Seven, are iconic motor cars on par with the Volkswagen Beetle, the Land Rover Defender, the Mini Cooper and the Ford Mustang. What most people don’t know is why the Lotus is called the Seven, and that there was a Lotus One, Two, Three, Four, Five…

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Nissan Fairlady Z 432

Nissan Fairlady Z 432 3

The Nissan Fairlady Z 432 sits alongside other Japanese icons like the Toyota 2000GT and the original Nissan Skyline GT-R as seriously collectible and rapidly appreciating motor cars. The emergence of vintage Japanese machines onto the global market has been a long time coming, but the past two years have seen some of the rarer…

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BMW 507 Roadster

BMW 507

The BMW 507 Roadster is very possibly the most beautiful car that almost killed its maker. The basic concept of the car had been suggested by Max Hoffman in the mid-1950s as a model to fill a new niche between the high-end Mercedes-Benz 300SL and the far less expensive MGs, Triumphs and Healeys. Hoffman had suggested to…

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The 2,000,000th Land Rover

The 2,000,000th Land Rover 10

The story of Land Rover has been a remarkably long tale of success, during a time in which many lauded British automobile and motorcycle marques faltered, floundered and failed. The extraordinary abilities of the aluminium-bodied 4×4 have seen variants of the design conquer the most difficult terrain of each continent since the first one rolled…

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The Magic Midget: MG Racing History

The Magic Midget MG

The Magic Midget is an early film from British Leyland about the MG Midget, a car that helped put MG on the map in the formative years of motor racing. At just over 18 minutes in length the film manages to cover quite a lot of ground, and it includes a huge amount of in-period footage…

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Bluebird Wallpaper

Donald Campbell's Bluebird Hero

On the 17th of July 1964, Donald Campbell shattered the world land speed record with an average speed of 403.10 mph (648.73 kph) across the salt flats of Lake Eyre in South Australia. Lake Eyre is one of the few places in the world suitable for land speed record attempts, with its far more famous…

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1934 Invicta 4½-Litre S-Type


Invicta was a pre-WWII British automobile company that didn’t survive the turmoil of the mid-20th century, it was a keen competitor with companies like Bentley and Rolls-Royce – and the Invicta S-Type you see here was possibly their finest creation. The secret to the world-beating performance capabilities of Invicta’s 4½-Litre S-Type was the low-slung body….

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