What can I say about the weekend at Santa Pod, sun, racing, drifting and a few beers, awesome just doesn’t do it justice.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Conquest is held in high esteem as the last true Daimler saloon as subsequent Daimlers were all Jaguar based, and this one is the very rare roadster version. How rare? Well between 1953 and 1957 only 65 found owners possible due to the 4 seat Drop head being far more popular. What’s more surprising is that 39 are still in existence.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014
Thomas Meade went to Italy to seek his car design fortune in the early 60’s by 1969 he’d had a styling and coachwork shop building outlandish sports cars using Ferrari and Maserati’s parts and chassis. Resulting in the Thomassima III a Ferrari chassis’d and V12 race engine powered, which was exhibited at the 1969 Turin Motor Show it created such a stir that it appeared on 60 Minutes below.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
So the styling of the AC Cobra was a little to brutal for your tastes in the 60’s then the 428, based on the same chassis but extended by 6”s and running gear as the Cobra, had a body sculpted by Italian Coachbuilders Frua of Italy.
Monday, June 9, 2014
When I found out about this event in the centre of Manchester and that renowned celebrity chef and all round petrol head James Martin was hosting it, I knew the cars would be awesome and I wasn’t disappointed.