The Ferrari Testarossa – 1980s Supercar Royalty

Ferrari Testarossa

The Ferrari Testarossa is a supercar that can almost single-handedly define the 1980s – an decade of excess, Synthwave, fluorescent colors, Back to the Future, fast cars, and big hair. Unlike many of the well-known supercars from the ’80s like the Lamborghini Countach, the Porsche 911 Turbo, the De Tomaso Pantera, and the BMW M1 which…

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The Voyager Golden Record LP Box Set – Earth-Bound Version

The Voyager Golden Record LP Box Set

The Voyager Golden Record LP Box Set was developed as an Earth-bound companion for the famous golden records contained within both the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes launched in 1977. As of 2018, Voyager 1 is now the most distant man-made object from the Earth – over 21,000,000,000 kilometres away and continuing to…

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BAAK Motocyclettes BMW R nineT Scrambler Prototype

BMW R nineT Scrambler 2

The BMW R nineT The BMW R nineT was developed by the German marque as a modern version of the now iconic R90 – the identically pronounced (but far simpler to type) name given their top of the line model originally released in 1973 and sold through till ’76. BMW developed the R nineT as…

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Creek Cutler Damascus Steel Folding Pocket Knife

Creek Cutler Damascus Steel Folding Pocket Knife

Each Damascus steel folding pocket knife from Creek Cutler is handmade to order, oftentimes integrating a personalised fabric Micarta handle with monogramed inserts. For the uninitiated, Micarta is a name for composites of linen, canvas, paper, or other materials, using phenolic resins. It was developed by George Westinghouse in 1910, and it’s been used widely…

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Mt. Everest Whiskey Glasses by Whiskey Peaks

Mt. Everest Whiskey Glasses by Whiskey Peaks

These tumblers have a topographically correct 3D imprint of Mt. Everest in the base, giving you something to look at when you’re working your way through a glass of bourbon, single malt, or rye. Whiskey Peaks make each of these glasses individually, using premium lead-free glass and traditional glass blowing techniques. This set comes with…

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A French Retro-Futuristic Icon: The Renault Alpine GTA V6

Renault Alpine GTA V6 Headlight

The Renault Alpine GTA V6 was the successor to the Alpine A310, both cars share similar retro-futuristic 1980s styling, with lightweight fiberglass bodies mounted on a tubular steel backbone chassis. A Brief History of the Renault Alpine GTA V6 Alpine was established in 1955 by Jean Rédélé who ran a Dieppe garage, and had proven…

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MGB V8 GT and Roadster – The Essential Buying Guide

MGB GT Car 2

The MGB V8 has earned a reputation for being almost a blue-collar version of the Shelby Cobra, both cars share features including a stylish British body, an American-derived V8 engine mounted up front, rear wheel drive, and a power-to-weight ratio that was world-beating by 1960s standards. Of course, the MGB V8 wasn’t developed by Carroll…

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Documentary: Steve McQueen – Man On The Edge

Steve McQueen - Man On The Edge

Steve McQueen – Man On The Edge is an hour long documentary about the legendary actor that was filmed back in the 1980s – which means it contains interviews with many of McQueen’s close friends, some of whom have since passed away, like Bud Ekins, and the film industry professionals who gave him his first…

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