Full Documentary: Truth In 24

Truth In 24 Film Poster

Truth In 24 is a free-to-air documentary about the extraordinary efforts of the Audi Le Mans team in the lead up to the storied race at the French circuit in 2008, I know many of you have difficultly following racing series that largely take place away from American soil due to television coverage issues so…

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Dino 246 GT Wallpaper

Ferrari Dino

The Dino 246 GT was the first car built by Ferrari in significant quantities, it famously wore just the “Dino” badge as Enzo Ferrari didn’t want to dilute the brand by selling a “cheaper” car with his surname on the hood. Rumour has it that the driving force behind the development and release of the…

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1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GT

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In 1959 Porsche only built 3 right hand drive 356A 1600GTs, today it’s thought that only 2 of those still survive and this car is one of them. It was ordered by the South African Porsche factory-backed driver, Ian Fraser-Jones who is thought to have fitted it with the Type 547/3 Carrera 4-cam race engine,…

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DeLorean DMC-12 Barn Find

DeLorean-Car-21

Despite the low production numbers and somewhat tainted history of the DeLorean DMC-12, it’s unquestionably one of the most instantly recognisable motor cars of all time. One of the most famous and visually arresting features is the stainless steel body work, so when we came across this bright red DeLorean on eBay we were understandably…

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Automotive Art by Andrew McGeachy

Jaguar D Type Le Mans

Andrew McGeachy is a native of Scotland who has lived in Switzerland for the past 24 years, his art is known for being emotive and highly effective at capturing the speed and chaos of vintage motor racing. These two canvases show two of the most historically significant racing circuits in the world – Monte Carlo…

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AAR Eagle-Weslake Mk1 Print

AAR Eagle-Weslake Mk1

The Anglo American Racers Eagle-Weslake Mk1 is widely considered one of the most beautiful Formula 1 cars ever constructed, its distinctive colour scheme was Dan Gurney’s hat tip to the USA national racing colours which were also used on Fords, Shelbys and Scarabs in-period. Personally, I’ve always been deeply enamoured with the Eagle-Weslake Mk1 for…

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Automobile Art by Markus Haub

Ford GT40 Art

Markus Haub is an automotive designer, a photographer and an artist who’s work has been featured in some of Europe’s finest automotive museums – including the prestigious Cité de l’Automobile in Mulhouse, France. Markus’ work involves shooting original images before printing them out onto large canvasses and then painting in additional vibrance, colour and subtle…

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1981 DeLorean DMC-12

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The DeLorean DMC-12 is a car that should have been great, but failed due to a long series of forced compromises and ultimately, a plane full of cocaine. The story of John DeLorean is a remarkable one and it’s been covered elsewhere to death, so I won’t rehash it here. If you’d like to learn…

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Porsche 928 Cutaway

Porsche 928 Cutaway

The Porsche 928 was originally developed as a replacement to the 911, and while many of us are exceedingly glad that this never eventuated, the 928 is still an excellent and quintessentially German motor car. The styling of the car was groundbreaking and it caused quite a stir at the 1977 Geneva Motor Show where…

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