It’s the most recognisable car of all time. The 2nd best-selling ever produced. The first to sell 20 million units. A car which spanned a 65-year production and was even the star of a series of Hollywood films. It’s reckoned more than 1 billion people at one point or another
Somewhere sits an automotive graveyard, filled with glorious failures. The motors of men like John DeLorean and Rust Heinz whose passion projects never managed to make it off the ground. Within this graveyard sits the car of Preston Tucker, though it’s likely the only car in this graveyard that got
Few cars manage to preserve the sensory slap they deliver when first clapped eyes on, but I guarantee you these are three cars you couldn’t possibly take your eyes off. The Alfa Romeo B.A.T’s remain today as quite possibly the most important designs of the Italian automotive renaissance. Penned by
A supercar is a super car. You all know what they are, they’re the cars we sketched in the back of our maths textbooks, radical wedges covered in guns built for picking up women and blasting through the streets of Saint Tropez; They appeal to our natural attraction to ‘cool’.
1947 saw the First Ferrari rumble through the streets of Maranello. Today the 70-year-old company has become one of the most prolific automakers around, a company with a rich back catalogue of stunning cars. To celebrate the 70th birthday of the Man from Modena’s motors, here’s our pick of Ferrari’s
On the 5th of October 1955 at the Paris Motor Show, a car saw the light of day which would forever change the face of motoring, the first truly modern automobile. A car which struck such a chord with the public 12,000 were sold on the first day; 84,000 by
It’s the 21st of January 1971. On that overcast, rainy Thursday Jaguar’s chief test driver, Norman Dewis took an experimental Jaguar up the banking of MIRA’s high speed bowl; it would be the last drive of the prototype Jaguar XJ13.
"Considered by many as not only one of the prettiest cars
For the majority, the evolution of the race car has been relatively predictable, but many hopeful engineers and designers have attempted to break the mould, some ideas catching on, others disappearing as quickly as the cars themselves; though no matter the era, there’s always a constant push for the science
After the tragic events of 1986 at Corsica, it was clear Group B had little legs left in it, but its scheduled replacement, Group S, didn’t even manage to get off the ground. Despite so, a couple manufacturers managed to develop cars for the series ahead of time, including the
Designed and engineered by the father of the Maserati 250F, one of the most successful race cars ever made, Maserati’s Tipo 61 was far from your bog standard race car. Built around a labyrinth of 200 steel bars making up the cars tubular chassis, the Grand Prix racer developed the