1974 Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR

1974 Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR 3

  The Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR is a car that dominated international GT racing in 1974 and 1975, it blew the competition out of the water in the Trans Am, IMSA, and the FIA World Championship racing series – cementing its place in Porsche history as one of the most important factory race cars ever…

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Car Crash: The DeLorean Story

The DeLorean Story

The story of John DeLorean and his now infamous DeLorean Motor Corporation seems almost too Hollywood scripted to be even remotely plausible. The youngest ever division head at GM had decided to go it alone and create an all-new automobile manufacturer to build an all-new car – the now iconic steel DMC-12. What happened next has all the hallmarks…

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Icon 1000 Rouser Jeans

Icon 1000 Rouser Jeans Back

  Motorcycle jeans have long been a bit of a compromise, they usually feature heavy gauge denim with Kevlar® panels stitched into the knees and backside – many also offer armour inserts for the knees and hips to provide a little more in the way of impact protection. Earlier this week Icon 1000 announced their…

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The Ultima GTR

Ultima GTR Car 7

  The Ultima GTR is the automotive equivalent of raw, uncut heroin. It’s offered by the factory as either a turn-key supercar or as a kit car, that latter option allows buyers to configure the final vehicle to their own specifications and price point. Most owners choose a large American V8 coupled to a Porsche G50…

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The Lotus C-01 Motorcycle

Lotus C-01 Motorcycle 3

  The Lotus C-01 motorcycle is a new design from Daniel Simon, the man responsible for unique automotive designs for companies from Seat, to Lamborghini, to Bugatti. He’s also a renowned futurist designer and is single handedly responsible for the Tron Lightcycle from the 2010 film and the Bubbleship piloted by Tom Cruise in the 2013…

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Jaguar F1 Cufflinks

Formula 1 cufflinks

  These matching cufflinks have been crafted from twin bolts used to retain the crank within the engine block on an original Formula 1 car from the era when Jaguar was racing in F1. They’re each made by hand by the team at Ledon Engineering and somewhat surprisingly, the price tag is just $36 USD for…

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Ipothesys by Filippo Barbacane

Moto Guzzi Griso Custom 13

  The motorcycle you see here is called “Ipothesys”, it’s officially labelled “Prototypo 1″ and it’s the first in a limited edition of bikes that will be produced by renowned custom motorcycle builder Filippo Barbacane of Officine Rossopuro. Ipothesys is directly based on the frame and engine of the Moto Guzzi Griso, a 1200cc V-Twin that Moto…

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Niki Lauda Explains Formula 1 – 1985


  This film, titled Niki Lauda Explains Formula 1, is a 1985 documentary that explains the F1 cars and technologies of the era. It’s a remarkable opportunity to see Lauda in the post-Rush days and listen to him explaining car balance, transmissions and engines from the midst of the original turbo era. It’s just under 20…

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#14 Airship by Alberto Santos-Dumont

#14 Hybrid Airship by Alberto Santos-Dumont

  The #14 Hybrid Airship by Alberto Santos-Dumont was the first recorded attempt at combining a fixed wing aircraft with an airship, the above image was taken in 1906 at the #14s inaugural flight on the grounds of the Chateau de Bagatelle in France. As you can probably tell, the flight didn’t go well and the repeated…

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