The Automotive Art of Arsenio

Porsche 911 Body Art Arsenio Main

Arsèn Manukyan, aka Arsenio, is an artist with a long history that belies his relatively young age of 29. He moved from Armenia to the UK with his family as a refugee when he was 16 years old, he was initially unable to go to university or work due to visa restrictions – so he…

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Full Scale Ayrton Senna Bronze Sculpture – $250,000+ USD

Ayrton Senna Sculpture Side

This beautifully detailed Ayrton Senna sculpture is a life-size piece by celebrated artist Paul Oz, it’s comprised of 160 kilograms of raw bronze, and it carries the not-insignificant price tag of £199,000 (approximately $256,000 USD). In 1993 Senna said “If you take away Eau Rouge, you take away the reason why I do this”, for…

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1998 Reynard Indycar Wind Tunnel Model

Indycar Wind Tunnel Car Model Rear Suspension 2

This 40% scale Reynard Indycar model was designed for wind tunnel testing, as such it’s built to exacting specifications to exactly match the full scale race cars. Just two of these models were made in 1998, it took a team of over two dozen people three months to complete the project. Each of the models…

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Fitzke Wood Boards – The Speakeasy

Fitzke Wood Boards - The Speakeasy

The Speakeasy is the latest offering from Fitzke Wood Boards, a small Minnesota based company run by Kevin Fitzke. Kevin was born and raised in Minnesota, known as the land of 10,000 lakes (which he spent countless days exploring), and he spent much of his life admiring the sleek mahogany speedboats of the 1930s. In…

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Tornado Fighter-Bomber Jet Engine Table by Custom Workshop

Jet Engine Table

This jet engine table was built from a decommissioned Tornado Fighter-Bomber RB199 power unit by the talented team at Custom Workshop – Marek and Grzegorz. The Turbo-Union RB199 Jet Engine The Turbo-Union RB199 engine is a three-shaft turbofan engine (with afterburner) capable of 16,186 ft lbs of thrust. It has a thrust reverser, single-crystal turbine…

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Re-Purposed Oil Barrel Light Fixtures by Vibrazioni Art Design

Vibrazioni Art Design Lamp

Vibrazioni Art Design is essentially an Italian version of Daft Punk that builds custom motorcycles and homewares – all out of their workshop in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy near Bologna. The favorite canvas of the two men is oil drums, millions of which are made each year to transport oil and fuel, before being…

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Handmade American Walnut Porsche Writing Desk by 3 GJB 17

Porsche Writing Desk by 3 GJB 17

This Porsche writing desk was handcrafted from American walnut and fitted with 100% original Arctic Silver Porsche body panels. The desk is the work of 3 GJB 17, a boutique French company that specializes in turning vintage car parts into the kind of modern furniture that industrial designers lust after. Only 3 of these desks were…

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A Technical Drawing By Ettore Bugatti

A Technical Drawing By Ettore Bugatti

Ettore Bugatti was one of the early motoring world’s greatest characters, almost as famous for his gruff and oftentimes hilarious customer service as he was for his engineering genius. On dealing with a customer who was complaining about the lackluster braking performance on his new car Ettore yelled “I make my cars to go, not…

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