In my heart of hearts I don’t think that Datsun should have changed their name to Nissan, the name Datsun evokes so much racing heritage it seems a shame to have lost it all.
The Lancia Stratos Stradale is quite easily one of the most famous cars of the last century. The first Lancia Stratos HF prototype was shown at the 1971 Turin Motor Show with the design being clearly based on the captivating Stratos Zero concept car from the previous year’s show.
The Jaguar XK120 was a revelation when it was first shown in 1948, the “120” in the name refers to it’s top speed of 120 mph which was the fastest top speed of any production car in the world at the time.
I love Saabs, I was devastated when the company went under although I do secretly suspect that someday, we’ll see Saab rise again. Until then, here’s picture to cheer us all up.
The Lancia #037, often referred to as the Lancia Abarth #037, was quite possibly the single most insane 2 wheel drive rally car ever made.
The thing about aerodynamic wings is, you have to install them up the right way.
Climbing behind the wheel of an Audi Sport Quattro S1 is one of those things I just have to do, preferably sooner rather than later. The Audi Sport Quattro S1 was built in 1985 to take part in the now legendary “Group B” class..
The Ford Escort was an incredibly successful rally car in its day, this particular car is the LVX 945J and its…
Modern design trends tend towards the digitisation of formerly mechanical objects, often into an onscreen display. Whilst I understand the importance of progress I can’t help but feel a little nostalgic for a time before Turing’s idea really took off and the mechanical device was still king.
Colin McRae was an icon in the world of rally driving, his untimely death in 2007 left much of the motor racing community in mourning and he’s still remembered as an inspirational figure by many of the young rally drivers working their way up through the ranks today.