Thursday, February 11, 2016

Austin Apache

A car based on the Austin 1300 but with the addition of a larger boot and extended restyled front was built by Leyland South Africa for a South African market. It’s used various parts from the before mentioned Austin 1300 as well as the Triumph 2000 and ended up being a similar size to the Triumph Dolomite.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Rover P9

We’ve had several of Rovers "what could have been" prototypes on this site over the years, this one though in 1969 is quite the departure.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Random Picture: Motorbike Chariot Racing

I saw this picture over the weekend, I know nothing about the event but it just looks like an awesome spectacle to have watched and I really want to know how the bikes were controlled.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Honda EZ 90 Cub

Just looking at this bike and you know its straight out of the early 90’s with its totally enclosing fairings and all that white. What we’ve got is an update of the original Cub for the modern era, just a shame it was for off road use only.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Random Video: Electric Cars (1967)

Back in the mid 60’s there was a push for electric cars, with Ford and BMC preparing concepts for the plug-in future that was only 5 years away-


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Rover 75 Coupe

There are many, many concepts that were put forward that if put in to production could have turned around the fortunes of Rover. This Coupe concept from 1998 for the 75 is one of those cars and celebrated 100 years of the marque.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Raymond Loewy Jaguar

It takes a lot of guts and commitment to take a brand new Jaguar XK140, one of the most beautiful cars eve built, and restyle and re-body it. However the car designing wing of the styling company Loewy were up to the task. After all it had designed several Studabakers including the Avanti.