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
One of the most recognisable silhouettes in motor racing, the Tyrrell P34 triggered somewhat of a fad in Formula 1 of adding extra wheels. Despite dividing opinions of drivers and fans alike, the P34 proved quite competitive during the 1976 season, placing first and second in the Swedish Grand Prix.
Throughout the Group B period many automakers managed to push the divide between their rally bred monsters and the street cars they were allegedly based on, and no car pushed further than the MG Metro 6R4. The clear difference between the mental 6R4 and the pedestrian MG Metro it was
Whilst Gordon Murray envisaged the F1 as the perfect road car, with many believing it is, the F1 also proved to be very successful as a track weapon. Converted into race spec and christened the F1 GTR, the car placed 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th in the 24 Hours of
Designed by Alex Issigonis in 1959, a new concept in car design was
born. With a monocoque shell, transversely mounted engine and front
wheel drive, the new 'Mini', as it was commonly known,soon became
popular across a broad spectrum of the population. Introduced in
February 1964, the 1275 Mini