Mazda Cosmo 110S

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The Mazda Cosmo 110S was the first rotary-engined car to roll out of the Japanese marque’s factory, it was dressed in a jet-age inspired body and in its one race outing it landed a hard fought 4th place after belting around the Nurburgring for 84 hours. Each Cosmo was built by hand between 1967 and…

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JANE Riding Gloves

Leather Gloves

These new motorcycle gloves by JANE have been developed to offer as much comfort to the rider as possible, whilst also being highly effective should you ever find yourself heading toward the asphalt sans bike. Each pair is made using premium cowhide with nylon stitched external seams to prevent chaffing on longer rides, the fingers…

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Honda CX500 by Ton-up Garage

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The Honda CX500 is a motorcycle that’s seen a surge in popularity over the past few years, which is surprising really as it wasn’t a particularly popular model when it was released in 1978. Honda had been on a roll throughout the late-60s and 70s, the release of the CB750 and GL1000 had revolutionised their…

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Intermeccanica Italia Spyder

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Intermeccanica (or more correctly, Construzione Automobili Intermeccanica) is an automobile company with an extraordinary history – it was founded by the American couple Frank and Paula Reisner, who moved to Torino in Italy to pursue their dream of building beautiful, high-performance sports cars. Frank and Paula started out in 1959 building performance parts for European…

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Vintage Neptune Outboard Motor

Vintage Outboard Motor

Modern outboard motors lack much of the stylistic finesse of their predecessors, this immaculately restored Neptune motor was crafted without an ounce of plastic in sight – it’s instead made from polished aluminium, brass and copper, with a hand-painted fuel tank. It’s currently in full working order and produces 1.7 horsepower, making it suitable for…

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Spitfire Barn Find

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Barn finds come in all shapes and sizes, but very rarely do they come pre-fitted with a Rolls-Royce Merlin V12. After last week’s popular feature of a barn find Messerschmitt BF 109 (technically a Hispano Aviación HA-1112) we did some further digging and quickly realised that old warbirds have been slowly coming out of the…

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Blub Uno Desktop Tube Clock

Blub Uno Desktop Tube Clock

The Blub Uno is a minimalist tube clock made from machined aluminium, glass, bamboo and powered via USB. The tubes are easily replaceable and thanks to the small remote control, the colour, time and date can all be set from across the room – the Uno can also display the current temperature. The clock is…

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Janus Armoured Moto-Rucksack

Motorcycle Backpack

The Armoured Moto-Rucksack is a new creation from the team over at Janus Motorcycles, its stand-out feature is the D3O armour back protector – giving wearers a little additional protection. Each backpack is made from leather and water-proofed canvas with aluminium closures, adjustable shoulder straps and a waist strap. Janus is currently Kickstarting the production…

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Car Race At Brooklands – 1928

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Brooklands was the first purpose-built race track in the world, it was characterised by its broad 30 metre width and 9 metre high banked corners. Many of the world’s speed records were set at the circuit until it was shut down in 1939 – as the gloom of World War II descended over Europe. This…

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BMW 2002 Turbo

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The BMW 2002 Turbo was the first European production car to be fitted with a turbo, paving the way for cars like the Porsche 930 in the years shortly thereafter. The 2002 model series is one of BMW’s most famous, the story of how it came to be is too good not to share –…

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