1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I

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Though the Chevrolet Corvette is a thoroughly American car, it was always intended as an answer to the sports cars being built on the other side of the Atlantic. Although they were never sold in Europe in large numbers, they were influenced by European sports car design, and as the years progressed that influenced moved…

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Hedon Heroine Dirt Quake Trailblazer Helmet

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The Hedon Heroine is the newest addition to the relatively short list of modern full face motorcycle helmets with classically styled design. This version of the Heroine is the Dirt Quake Trailblazer Helmet, with shell art reminiscent of the 1970s to celebrate the retro Dirt Quake events in the UK and USA held each year….

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Icon 1000 Elsinore HP Boots

1976 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40

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The unusually named company 506 Classic Auto Restorer is one of the world leaders in the rapidly growing world of vintage 4×4 restoration. The company is run by Frank and Daniela, and they rebuild early Toyota Land Cruisers, Series Land Rovers, and early Range Rovers to better-than-new condition. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE TOYOTA LAND…

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Death Machines of London Tee

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Death Machines of London is a British custom motorcycle workshop based (not surprisingly) in London. The name comes from a quote from the company founder’s father, when as a child he mentioned he’d been for a motorcycle ride with his fun uncle. This tee by DMOL is 100% brushed cotton (175g/m² jersey), it’s black with…

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Documentary: Camel Trophy 1989 – Amazon

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Camel Trophy 1989 – Amazon is a fascinating hour-long documentary about one of the hardest Camel Trophy events of them all – the 1989 Amazon expedition. The Amazonian rainforest is one of the most challenging environments on earth to travel through, made all the more difficult by illegal loggers, cagey gold miners, and the native…

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1965 Pontiac GTO

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The Pontiac GTO is considered by many to be the godfather of the American muscle car, and although automotive historians will point to any number of thunderous V8 American performance cars that came before it, the GTO is by far the best remembered. The American love of the V8 engine already had a long history…

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Cockpits of Goodwood

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The below gallery is a collection of 78 cockpit photos taken over the 4 days of the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. This is by no means all the cars that attended Goodwood, but it is a good crosssection of what was on display this year – with cars ranging 114 years from 1903 t0…

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Frontier Stove

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The Anevay Frontier Stove was originally developed for humanitarian aid purposes, but the design was so solid and practical that they encountered strong demand from regular consumers to sell them. Each stove comprises a three removable legs, a five part flue, and a central stove section. The whole ensemble can be disassembled and placed in…

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1969 Ford Bronco Half Cab

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The Ford Bronco Half Cab was a rare version off the iconic 4×4, just 2602 were built in 1967, as the overwhelming majority of buyers opted for the slightly more practical wagon body style. Officially called the Bronco Sport Utility Pickup, the motoring public quickly nicknamed it the “Half Cab”, and today this is the…

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Vincent Motorcycles: The Untold Story Since 1946

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Vincent Motorcycles: The Untold Story Since 1946 is a book by Philippe Guyony covering the extraordinary history of one of Britain’s most influential motorcycle marques from the year of its demise to the current day. Most companies would see their name slowly slip into obscurity after going out of business, but Vincent stayed surprisingly relevant, thanks…

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Ellaspede BMW R80

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This post was written by Hughan Seary of Ellaspede, when possible we like to bring you the story of a build in the words of the people who built it, to offer a unique insight into their thought process and methods. Lines. The lines of a bike are often overlooked or misunderstood; especially when it comes…

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Northern Lights Optic Alpine Noir Sunglasses

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Northern Lights Optic specialises in eyewear influenced by 20th century designs, but with thoroughly modern 21st century materials and construction methods. The NL 18 sunglasses above are part of the new NLO Alpine Noir collection, characterised by black on black color schemes and classic ski-inspired design cues. The NL 18 was developed to evoke the…

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