Ferrari BB 512

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Ferrari produced the Berlinetta Boxer series between 1973 and 1984, they were all powered by mid-mounted flat-12 engines and many of the styling cues introduced on the BB series can still be seen in Ferrari’s current model range. The Ferrari BB 512 was the middle child in the series, it was also the most powerful…

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Chippewa 6″ Service Boot

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The Chippewa 6″ Service Boot is a design created to evoke the style of the original American workman’s boot. Each one is handmade in the United States from full-grain American leather, the sole is Goodyear Welt with a Maple leather heel, it has a Vibram V-Bar outsole and the eyelets are all nickel-plated for longevity….

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Aermacchi Harley-Davidson

We found some genuinely significant motorcycles on eBay this week including Steve McQueen’s first Husqvarna – easily one of the most iconic off-road motorcycles of the ’60s and ’70s. Below the Husky is a beautifully customised Harley-Davidson racer, it’s technically a re-badged Aermacchi from Italy but this is one of the nicest we’ve seen in…

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The Adventures of Zaya

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In Venus Veritas is a new website dedicated to showcasing women in the typically male-dominated worlds of cars, motorcycles, boats, planes and anything else with an internal combustion engine. We’ll be showcasing their content every now and then as a hat tip to the 18% of our readers with XX chromosomes. Zaya is one of…

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Race For Survival: The 1984 Paris-Dakar Rally

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The 1984 Paris-Dakar was a seminal year for the annual race, Porsche made their first appearance with the 953/991 – a car that would be developed into the now legendary Porsche 959. In 1984 the Stuttgart factory entered three cars with Rothmans livery, the team was headed by Formula 1 icon Jacky Ickx who can…

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Nissan Fairlady Z 432

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Although the Nissan Fairlady Z 432 may look a lot like its far more common stablemate the 240Z, they’re actually two quite different motor cars once you take a look under the skin. The Z 432 was fitted with the same drivetrain as the formidable Nissan GT-R, the engine was the race-ready 160hp 2 litre…

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Simpson M30 Bandit Motorcycle Helmet

Simpson M30 Bandit Motorcycle Helmet

The Simpson M30 Bandit is the most intimidating helmet you’ll find this side of a Darth Vader costume – and unlike the Darth Vader helmet, the Simpson has DOT approval. The M30 Bandit is currently being offered with identical interiors and either a glass fibre or carbon fibre shell, weighing in at 3lbs or 2.5lbs…

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Shelby Series 1

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The Shelby Series 1 is a car that holds a special place in the annals of American automobile manufacturing – it was the first and only car ever designed from the ground up by Carroll Shelby, one of the country’s greatest automotive legends. The Series 1 was built in very limited numbers, only 249 factory…

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Buffalo Leather Motorcycle Glove by INR

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Buffalo leather is notably thicker than regular cowhide, with a considerable improvement in abrasion resistance as a result. This makes it perfect as a material for making motorcycle gloves or anything else that’s likely to hit the asphalt at speed. This pair of gloves is made in America by Iron & Resin, each set has…

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Caterham Seven 620 R

Caterham Seven 620 R

The Seven 620 R is listed by Caterham as being the fastest road car they’ve ever made – and the only reason they stipulated “road car” is because they have a Formula 1 team with cars that are marginally quicker. Discussing specifications can sometimes give you a good idea of what a car’s capabilities will…

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