Thursday, December 18, 2014

Aston Martin Zagato AR1

After renewing its relationship with Zagato in 2001, an amazing collaboration that produced some of the most exclusive Aston’s ever, a plan for a roadster was conceived based on the DB7 Vantage Volante. Designed for the American market the AR1 debuted in 2002 at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Minki

The mini was in production for an impressive 41 years which just proves hoe versatile and loved the design, hell Rover even worked how to fit airbags to it in 1994. It even was sold against and beyond its replacements, the Metro. In 1992 though Rover planned probably its biggest shake up/ modernisation to date.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Interview: Davrian Mk6a Custom

I got to chatting to Dave Cooper about his Hillman Imp based Mk6a Davrian at this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show. Now let’s get to the chase, Dave is no amateur at car restoration with him owning a restoration company!!!!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Subaru BRAT Rear Seats

To be honest there’s probably enough about the BRAT to warrant its own article, but upon reading an article on Jalopnik about the lack of small pickups and 60 year old “chicken tax” as the reason behind it. So how did Subaru get around this?

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Random Video: How a Rotary Engine Works

As with all the very best "How does a...." videos the old ones are always the best. With simple descriptions and images (some CGI ones, although look fantastic, can over complicated and simple method its trying to get a cross) and description and produced by the father of the mass produced rotary engine, Mazda-


Tuesday, December 2, 2014

De Tomaso Deauville Series 2

Let’s cut to the chase, this thing is fitted with the same Ford Cleveland 5.7ltr V8 that was fitted to the Pantera, with all of those 330 horses. That would have made this one very, very fast four door when it debuted in 1971 as the Series 1.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Rover TCZ

The name of Rover, thanks to the last 20 or so years of its life, is now linked with outdated cars, poor sales and that buyout!!!! However go back 40 years and Rover was a proud marque, with the Rover P6 the ultimate status symbol for the aspiring middle classes. It was at this time the concept car below was produced, and what a departure from our thoughts of Rover it was.