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Ferdinand’s Children

Cars People

"In the history of Automotive brands there has been none with the length, breadth or depth of Porsche's influence. It's amazing to think that it's over a century ago that Ferdinand Porsche designed the world's first petrol-electric hybrid - as "

David Aldana Performs in England

Bikes People

" If like us, the greasy peripheries of UK bike culture appeals to you, you're probably already aware of Sideburn magazine. Influx collaborator Gary Inman is one of the highly focussed folk who bring together this beautiful missive from the margins. "

German Designer Luigi Colani …

People

" His is not one of the Italian names that dances trippingly off the tongue when speaking of innovation in car design. In fact, the prodigious moustache wearer and smoker of cigars isn't even Italian. But that doesn't mean he's not "

Steve McQueen’s 911 Porsche

Cars People

"[gallery link="file"] pics courtesy RM auctions Steve McQueen’s 1970 911S, the one featured in his 1971 film Le Mans, is set to be auctioned by RM at Pebble Beach this August. Apparently McQueen used the car as his personal vehicle "

King Carl Fogarty

Bikes People

"‘There’ll never be another Carl Fogarty. I don’t think the world wants one. Not for another 20 years at least,’ so says Carl Fogarty. And he’s right, in some respects. I think the world, racing fans at least, "

The Great John Surtees

People

" Driving for the Honda racing team, Surtees adjusts his goggles before the 1967 Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo. — Photograph © Schlegelmilch/Corbis John Surtees remains the only racer ever to have won a World championship on a bike and in car. "

Steve McQueen’s Husky for Sale!

Bikes People

" Collectors worldwide are all a-quiver with news that later this this year Bonhams, the auctioneer, will offer Steve McQueen’s 1971 Husqvarna 400 for sale – along with a trunkful of racing trophies the actor and self-confessed racer-bum accumulated over the years. Hosted "

Gabriel Orozco

Cars People

" On the day that the world finally gets to read journalists' first hand accounts of what the new British supercar is actually like to drive (see Influx writer Ben Oliver's splendid account of hanging with the MP4 12C and Jenson "

Onboard with Fangio!

Cars People

" You wouldn't have thought that this sort of thing existed. The film has got to be at least fifty years old and yet the camera is spookily steady. The great Juan Miguel Fangio handles the beastly, thin-booted Maserati on the "

Linda Vaughn

People

" Regular readers will doubtlessly realise that we here at Influx Towers are fascinated by Show Girls. The fact that our own lovely Fluxbabes are at the pinnacle of the promotional profession has something to do with it. But, the axe "

Irving Penn’s Hell’s Angels

Bikes People

" Irving Penn is undoubtedly one of the true masters of the photographic portrait. When he photographed a bunch of Hells Angels for Look Magazine in 1968 all the classic Penn elements were there - there was the stark backdrop; the steely "

William Eggleston’s Cars

Cars People

" American photographer William Eggleston was the first artist who used colour photography to be accepted as a 'serious' artist by the Art Establishment. His coolly abstracted lens was taken up wholeheartedly by film makers like Gus Van Sant , Wim Wenders "