Tucker 48

Tucker 48

The Tucker 48, otherwise known as the Tucker Torpedo, was a car that embodied the anything-is-possible spirit of post-WWII America. Sadly it was killed off by an intrusive SEC investigation after just 51 examples had been built, it’s widely thought that one or all of the “Big Three” US automakers was behind the investigation. Some…

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1967 Ford Mustang Desk

Ford Mustang Desk

Unibro Design is a boutique company based in Austria that specialises in upcycling vintage car parts into designer furniture. This is their 1967 Ford Mustang Desk, it uses the boot lid of a ’67 notchback with a custom set of legs to create an eye-catching desk for home or office use. The desk has four…

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Quilted Duke Kevlar Motorcycle Jacket

Quilted Duke Kevlar Motorcycle Jacket

The new Quilted Duke Jacket by Crave is a welcome addition to their expanding product catalogue – a catalogue largely comprised of motorcycle gear that doesn’t look like motorcycle gear. Crave originally made the first Kevlar-lined flannel shirt/jacket hybrid, and it’s become so popular that a number of large moto companies have jumped on the bandwagon…

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1952 Cunningham C3

Cunningham C3

The Cunningham C3 was to be the only non-racing car ever built by Briggs Cunningham and his team, and it only came about due to a last minute rule change to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1953. This new rule called for all entered cars to have a production run of at…

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1973 BMW 3.0 CSL Batmobile

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The BMW 3.0 CSL became known affectionally as the “Batmobile” thanks to a series of aerodynamic enhancements that had been developed for the coupe by the boffins at the Stuttgart University. This wind tunnel tested bodykit consisted of a front chin spoiler, a large rear wing, a secondary wing above the rear window and a…

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Confederate Wraith

Confederate 120CI B120 Wraith 2

The Confederate Wraith has been described as a 21st century board tracker, with a little cafe racer thrown in for good measure. The revolutionary design was the brainchild of J.T. Nesbitt, a man considered one of the finest motorcycle designers in the world and a native son of the south who lived through the worst…

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Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Pinin Farina Series I

Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Pininfarina Series I

The Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I by Pinin Farina was the first series-produced cabriolet (convertible) ever made by the storied Italian automaker – in fact it was build so early on that coachbuilder “Pinin Farina” hadn’t yet rolled its name into “Pininfarina” (which occurred in 1961). A total of 40 250 GT Cabriolet Series…

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Snurfer: The Original Snowboard

Snurfer Board Classic

The snowboard, or its immediate forbear, was invented on Christmas Day 1965 by a friendly inventor by the name of Sherman Poppen. He fashioned it from a single piece of ply and incorporated design elements from both skis and sleds, he gave it to his children to play with in the snow and his wife…

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Tag Heuer Grand Carrera Calibre 36 RS

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The Tag Heuer Grand Carrera uses the C.O.S.C. certified Calibre 36 movement that oscillates at 36,000 vibrations per hour – this allows it to accurately measure time down to 1/10th of a second intervals, which has never previously been achieved with a non-electronic system. The Carrera series of watches is named after the famed Carrera…

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Indian Black Bullet Scout

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Indian released the new Scout earlier this year to much interest from the motorcycle community. It’s a smaller, lighter bike than the Chief and it’s powered by an all-new Indian V-twin. This new engine has been the focus of a lot of curiosity, it has a capacity of 1133cc, double overhead camshafts, fuel injection, liquid cooling, and it…

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