Motorcycle advertising has changed a huge amount since the ’70s and ’80s. It used to be Girl-Bike-Logo and motorcycle sales were booming, in more recent times it’s become more technical and motorcycle sales have waned, I may be drawing an overly simplistic correlation-causation line in the sand here but I vote that we go back to ads like this one.
Silkscreening is an art-form that’s being rapidly rediscovered by a new generation of artists who find the process of digitally printing out their work to be a little too impersonal. Silkscreening was first invented in China during the Song Dynasty over a thousand years ago, it was then adapted and evolved throughout other Asian countries…
The life of Hans Herrmann reads like the script of a film from the golden age of cinema, he was born in 1928 and is a baker by trade, in the 1950s he started racing with the Mercedes-Benz factory team where his talent quickly led to him being hired to race at some of the most iconic motor sport events of the era.
The ’62 Chevrolet Bel Air Sport Coupe was commonly known as the “Bubbletop” it came with 5 engine options with the top-end being the one pictured here – a 409 cubic inch V8 engine with 420 ft/lbs of torque and 409 horsepower capable of pushing the car to a 1/4 mile time of 12.84 seconds.