A Rare British Prototype – The AC 3000 ME MKII

AC 3000 ME

The AC 3000 ME has been described as the little-known British answer to the mighty Lancia Stratos. The history of the wedge-shaped, mid-engined British sports car is fascinating, it was very nearly Ford’s Group B rally car, and Carroll Shelby almost build a production high-performance version named the Shelby ME 2.2 Turbo. Despite the rarity…

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Bamford GMT – A Sub-£1,000 Watch With An Automatic Swiss Movement

Bamford GMT

The Bamford GMT is an in-house design from the British company that is probably best described as the AMG of the watch world. Since being founded by George Bamford the company has gone from strength to strength, welcoming clients into their townhouse headquarters called The Hive in the high-end London neighbourhood of Mayfair. Bamford made…

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Belstaff Resolve Boots – Comfortable Reinforced Motorcycle Boots

Belstaff Resolve Boots

The new Belstaff Resolve Boots were developed by the team at the storied 95 year old British motorcycle apparel company specifically for people who want a safe motorcycle boot that they can also wear while walking around town – without hobbling. Each pair is made from thick 1.8mm to 2.0mm full-grain leather for maximum abrasion…

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Documentary: Thunderbirds 1965 – The Successful Project To Create 3 New Thunderbirds Episodes

Thunderbirds 1965

Thunderbirds 1965 is a 35 minute documentary about a successful project from three years ago to create three new episodes of the Thunderbirds using the same Supermarionation puppetry technology, and focusing on every detail to make sure the episodes would be exactly period correct and indistinguishable from the original episodes. The team behind Thunderbirds 1965…

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For Sale: A Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 Engine

Rolls-Royce Merlin Engine

The Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 is almost certainly the most famous aircraft engine in history, I’m sure there are other contenders of course but I’m convinced the Merlin has them beat. Although most believe the engine is named for the famous wizard of the same name from the legend of King Arthur, it’s actually named after…

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