Stirling Moss is somewhere near the top of every Formula 1 fans all time best drivers list, the fact that the man is still alive and still driving fast after all these years puts him slightly ahead of Keith Richards in the most-bulletproof-British-icon league.
These stunning images were shared with us by Dan Anderson, an industrial designer, photographer and editor of WideOpenMoto. He went to Spain and visited the hallowed grounds of Radical Ducati…
The Suunto Core Yellow Crush is a bit of a marvel, it has an altimeter, barometer, depth gauge, digital compass, a digital thermometer and if you get bored of all that, it also tells the time.
This is exactly the sort of motor sports event we need more of, although it might be a good idea to institute some sort of helmet rule as mid-50’s housewife headscarves generally don’t come with DOT certification.
This Moto Guzzi Mark 1 Le Mans was featured on Silodrome last year, after discovering that the bike was now up for sale on eBay (via Pipeburn), we decided to feature it again for all those who might have missed it the first time, and for all those who might want to sell the Prius and buy it.
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is the skunkworks division at Pratt & Whitney that focusses on rocket engine design, they build the engines that powered Curiosity to Mars and you can bet that there were a few of these coffee mugs being nervously sipped by rocket scientists earlier this morning.
Okay so in the grand scheme of things this invention seems a little mad. It’s also incredibly cool and if it actually worked it’d be revolutionary, but the inventor’s claim that he hit 100mph and managed 280 miles per gallon in his test monowheel does seem a little far fetched. As does his claim that…
This fascinating footage of motorboat races in 1925 in Buffalo shows a wide variety of watercraft from the era including a spectacularly beautiful steam powered ship (about half way through).
This great shot of Steve McQueen on the British set of 1962′s The War Lover, it’s the story of a daring WWII bomber pilot with a death wish.
The Aston Martin DB2 Coupe was a highly successful racer in its day, this chassis was just the 13th (of 50) produced and as one of the first cars it features the “washboard” ribbed side vents and distinctive 3 piece grill. The car was factory fitted with a 200hp, DOHC 2,922 cc inline 6-cylinder engine with…
This is one of those items that’d look fantastic on the desk in an office or study. Either that or in the garage on a prominent shelf.
The Chrysler Valiant Charger or just “The Charger” in Australia and New Zealand is a muscle car introduced in 1971 by Chrysler Australia.