The 1966 Lotus Elan – Twin Cam British Roadster Royalty

Lotus Elan Engine

The Lotus Elan is a British sports car with a cult following around the world, since it was first introduced it’s had an impact on the motoring world that can still be felt today almost 60 years later. Perhaps the greatest accolade the Elan ever received was when Formula 1 and supercar designer Gordon Murray…

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Original Works Racer: 1954 Arnolt-Bristol Bolide Roadster

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The Arnolt-Bristol is an unusual car that owes its existence jointly to the Brits, Italians, and Americans. The post-WWII era was a golden age for cross-Atlantic automotive collaborations and the mighty little Arnolt-Bristol is (arguably) one of the prettiest of these collaboration cars. Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt and the origins of the Arnolt-Bristol Stanley H. “Wacky” Arnolt was…

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The Automotive Art of Joel Clark

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Joel Clark is a British artist who specializes in an intricately layered vinyl technique, often using automotive parts like car doors and hoods to capture a glimpse of a passing, momentary reflection and freeze-frame it. The series started when Joel bought a car door on eBay, cleaned it up, and set about painstakingly cutting vinyl…

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Spitfire Pen – Made From An Original Spitfire Propeller

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The Spitfire Pen is a creation of the Hordern Richmond Aircraft Company, they’ve been in business since 1937 when the company was founded by Frederick Gordon-Lennox (the 9th Duke of Richmond) and Edmund Hordern. During WWII they built many of the propellers for British fighters and bombers, as well as the Hordern Richmond Autoplane. In…

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Tamarit Motorcycles Triumph Thruxton Custom

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There’s something very appealing about a well-built Triumph Thruxton custom, it’s a bike that helped put Triumph on the map in the world of modern classic motorcycles, and the model has proven to be a hugely popular base for customization the world over. Thruxt8n – The Original Tamarit Motorcycles Triumph Thruxton Custom Tamarit Motorcycles is a…

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Rare Supercharged British Racer: 1936 2-Litre Alta Sports Car

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The Alta Car and Engineering Company was astonishingly far ahead of its time, the company was building supercharged, double overhead cam engines with hemispherical combustion chambers all the way back in the 1920s. The Alta Car and Engineering Company Alta was founded by 27 year old Geoffrey Taylor, who planned to develop, build, and sell…

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