The Original Ferrari F40 Patent Drawings

These are the original six drawings for the patent application for the Ferrari F40, the application was filed in December 1987 listing Leonardo Fioravanti of Pininfarina as the inventor and Ferrari as the assignee. The Ferrari F40 is remembered today as possibly the last great analogue supercar, from a time when electronic systems and driver…

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A Rare American Sports Car – The Woodill Wildfire

Woodill Wildfire 13

The Woodill Wildfire is considered by many to be the first production fibreglass sports car in the world, it was very nearly mass-produced by Willys as the “Willys Wildfire” and mass-produced as a contemporary of the first Chevrolet Corvette. If it hadn’t been for Kaiser Motors buying Willys in 1953 the history of the company…

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The BOTT XR1 Buell Conversion Kit

BOTT XR1 Buell Conversion Kit 1

The BOTT XR1 is a Buell conversion kit that turns the already razor-sharp Buell XB12 into a lighting fast street tracker with 100 bhp, 81 ft lbs of torque, and a kerb weight of 394 lbs (179 kgs) – over 44 lbs less than the Buell it started out as. Bottpower + David Sánchez Bottpower…

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The Technique of Motor Racing by Piero Taruffi

The Technique of Motor Racing by Piero Taruffi is the book that all other instructional motor racing books are measured against. It was written by Taruffi, nicknamed the “Silver Fox”, in 1959 after he retired from motor racing in 1957 following a promise to his wife to retire once he’d won the Mille Miglia. He…

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The Veldt Helmet Collection by Chanel + Pharrell Williams

VELDT HELMET COLLECTION BY CHANEL + PHARRELL WILLIAMS

This collection of Veldt helmets was customised at the direction of Chanel and Pharrell Williams as part of the American singer’s new Chanel collection. Veldt was likely an easy choice as the Isle of Man based company already offers comprehensive customization options on their helmets, allowing customers to send in art for their shells, they…

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Full Film: The DeLorean Pennebaker-Hegedus Documentary

DeLorean Film

This is the DeLorean documentary by Pennebaker Hegedus Films, it’s a full-length film about the DeLorean Motor Corporation, the DMC-12, John DeLorean, and the trials and tribulations that the company confronted before the launch of their iconic car. Filmmakers Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker are icons of the direct cinema approach to filmmaking, they typically…

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