Short Film: (Legal) Beach Racing In Malaysia

Legal Beach Racing In Malaysia

In September 2019, three days of beach racing took place in Desaru, Malaysia. There were no entrance restrictions – anyone could enter riding any motorcycle so long as it had two wheels and a working engine. The course was a straight-ish and mostly flat 1/8th of a mile run down Tiara Beach in front of…

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Documentary: The Only Surviving Airworthy Messerschmitt Bf109

Messerschmitt Bf 109

This documentary covers the remarkable, decades long restoration of what would become the only flying Messerschmitt Bf109 in the world. In the years since the film was made there have been more examples of the Messerschmitt Bf109 returned to airworthy status, so this aircraft is no longer the only flying example – but it’s important…

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Documentary: The Pan American Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

Pan Am Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

This film from 1950 was created to give Americans a look into what it was like to fly on the then-new Pan American Boeing 377 Stratocruiser. The Stratocruiser was an advanced aircraft for its time, it featured a pressurised cabin, two floors of seating for passengers, and it could carry up to 100 people. The…

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Documentary: The History Of BMW

BMW 2002 Race Car

This documentary about the history of BMW covers everything from the earliest days of the company from 1916 onwards when they were in the business of making aircraft engines. BMW would famously begin making motorcycles before they started making cars, and it would be motorcycles that would keep the company in business at times during…

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Documentary: The Reliant Robin Rides Again

Robin Rides Again

The Reliant Robin is one of the most famous little cars in Britain, the three-wheeler became a global celebrity after multiple appearances as Mr Bean’s nemesis, and after a Top Gear episode that featured Jeremy Clarkson repeatedly flipping one onto its roof for comedic effect. Reliant Motors built three-wheeled cars from 1935 till 2001, they…

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Short Film: John Anthony Reviews The BMW 2002 In 1973

John Anthony Reviews The BMW 2002 In 1973

This short film clip from the former British motoring television show “Drive In” was only very recently uploaded by Thames TV. It offers a fascinating look into the motoring world of the 1970s and an interesting look back at the BMW 2002, a car that’s now remembered as one of the most important ever made…

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Supercar Showdown: An ’80s Comparison Between The Lamborghini Countach, The Ferrari Testarossa, And The Porsche 911 Turbo

Supercar Showdown

  Supercar Showdown is a straight-to-VHS film from 1986 comparing the Lamborghini Countach, the Ferrari Testarossa, and the Porsche 911 Turbo (930). The film is peak ’80s, with synth backing tracks, classic period video effects, and some great on-road footage showing all three cars driving together as well as all the other ‘70s and ‘80s…

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