AC Aceca-Bristol Coupe

AC Aceca-Bristol

The AC Aceca-Bristol was built from 1956 as a more powerful variant of the AC Aceca, the addition of the Bristol suffix denoted the fitment of the 2 litre inline-6 engine from Bristol Cars – the eccentric English automobile manufacturer with close ties to BMW. Whereas the in-house developed AC engine produced 90 hp from its…

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Aston Martin Virage Cutaway

Aston Martin V8 Virage Cutaway

In 1988 at the Birmingham Motor Show Aston Martin introduced their new sports coupe – the Virage. At its heart was a 32-valve 5.3 litre V8 with Callaway-designed heads and Weber-Marelli fuel injection, it was capable of 330 hp and 364 lb ft of torque – putting it very close to supercar performance territory at the…

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Mash Two Fifty Cafe Racer by XTR Pepo

Mash Two Fifty Motorcycle

The Mash Two Fifty Cafe Racer is a lightweight 249cc around-town commuter perfectly suited for use in Italian cities, or any densely populated area for that matter. The 120 kilogram kerb weight makes the bike easy to flick through traffic, and its narrow front profile makes it easy to get in and out of tight…

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Icon 1000 Retrograde Gloves

Icon 1000 Retrograde Gloves

The new Icon 1000 Retrograde Gloves combine a goatskin chassis with a seamless kangaroo leather palm, D3O armour underlays across the knuckles, and a pair of titanium knuckle plates for good measure. Both kangaroo and goat leather have become more and more popular in recent years as they offer unproved abrasion resistance over standard cowhide…

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The First Ferrari 308 GTB Quattrovalvole

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In 1975 Ferrari introduced the 308 GTB, it was a direct drop in replacement for the 2-seater Dino 246 GT and it was also the first mid-engine V8 Ferrari – a trend continued right through to the modern day with the current 458 Italia. The Ferrari 308 GTB Quattrovalvole was introduced at the 1982 Paris…

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MG Speed Trials at Bonneville Salt Flats – 1956

MG EX181

In its post-WWII heyday MG produced a series of world-beating land speed racers, more often than not piloted by the eccentric Captain George Eyston and his contemporaries. In 1956 the Captain partnered with Johnny Lockett and American driver Ken Miles in a bespoke MG EX179 Together they set a Class F record of 141.81 mph…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

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This was one of those weeks that we could have easily filled a half dozen Top 5s with the bikes currently on eBay, so this list is purely down to personal preference and not a lot else. Your choice from the Top 5 will probably be defined by the kind of riding you like to…

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The Everyday Messenger Bag

Everyday Messenger Bag Peak Design

The perfect photography bag a thing that’s genuinely hard to come by, largely because each photographer has different needs and different gear. Peak Design decided to take up the challenge of designing one that would be perfect for everyone to use everyday. The Everyday Messenger Bag comes in either 13″ or 15″ sizes, your choice would…

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Ford GT – The Return

Ford GT Documentary - The Return

The Return is a brand new documentary produced by Ford Performance as a look behind the curtain of their historic Ford GT program – a plan to build a modern GT40 and take it back to Le Mans. The film comes in 3 chapters, and it offers insight from the likes of Bill Ford, Raj…

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1976 Ford Bronco Ranger

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The original Ford Bronco hasn’t quite piqued the interest of historic 4×4 collectors in the same way as the two-door Range Rover Classic or Toyota FJ40, this is likely due to the fact that they’re not seen as being particularly exotic or rare – although their numbers have certainly dwindled significantly since their initial production…

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Ford Escort Mk1 RS2000-R

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The Ford Escort Mk1 is perhaps Ford’s single largest success outside of the United States, over 2 million were built between 1968 and 1975, and the name still carries significant weight in the UK and much of Europe. The formula of the Mk1 was relatively simple, it had a stamped steel body, MacPherson strut independent…

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The County Knife By James

The County Knife By James

The County Knife By James was designed as a minimalist everyday carry knife suitable for those who work or live in environments where the carrying of larger knives is frowned upon or banned entirely. It has a blade length of 2.5 inches, which means it won’t create a bulge or weigh down your pockets, it’s…

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