Beaulieu Motor Museum and Me


"Back in the 1990s, I was quite small and absolutely, totally obsessed with cars. My family and I went away on a summer holiday one year to the New Forest, a beautiful part of the UK, and we set up "

JHW Classics


"“I do have a type….it’s rare and quirky….that’s it,” says Jane Weitzmann, owner and curator of JHW Classics. She’s absolutely right, because there’s no other way of pigeon-holing the elegant owner of a vehicle "

Abnormal Cycles


"If I were to ask you to name the most famous motorcycle builders in the world, there would most likely be a long and varied list. But Abnormal Cycles founder Samuele Reali has no doubt: Harley-Davidson and Indian. His conviction "

Cold War classics and British curiosities


"Peter Frost is a walking, talking encyclopaedia of the rare, the obscure and the unconventional vehicles to have come from behind the Iron Curtain. From Tatras to Trabants, and Wartburgs to Zaporozhets, his collection of Cold War classics is unrivalled "

Bernina GT

Cars Culture

"These are the Engadine and Valposchiavo, Swiss valleys, famous for Saint Moritz, the world of skiing and the alpine pass roads open all year. All year except the last weekend of September, when the Bernina Gran Turismo takes place: a 5.7"

Buying a Porsche 996? a cautionary tale


"I have just sold my troubled and troublesome Porsche 996 Carrera 4S. So the front cover of October’s Octane magazine wasn’t exactly welcome in my house: “BARGAIN 911. Why the Porsche 996 is the ‘one to buy’ right now.” To be "

Jag’s F-Type now has a fjord engine


"There will be a certain set of locations which your mind has pre-packaged as appropriate for the handover of a set of key for a Jaguar F-Type. That low, lean, luscious shape lends itself to the steps of the Hotel "

25 Years of the Honda Civic Type-R


"Commemorating 25 years of the Fireblade and Type R at Rockingham in Northamptonshire recently, Honda gave us the chance to ride Fireblades, as well as drive the Civic Type R, the Integra and the Accord. We’ve already told you about "

Influx Social

New Nissan X-Trail


"This is a bit of a change of pace, isn’t it? Normally my job here at Influx Magazine is to write about rare, sporty, exotic, and even sometimes historical machines. I get to gush over beautiful styling, incredible performance "

Driving Peugeot’s 308 Racer


"Since I was a child I’ve always loved the idea of being a driver. I recently received an invitation from Peugeot to test the new 308 GTi at Ascari Circuit, which was appealing enough, but spotted that it also included "

Spa – a bright shadow of its former self


"Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most revered in the world and has been since it hosted its first race in 1921. The modern 7.004-kilometre track of today sits in the shadow of the 14-15km (depending on the year) "

Actors on track

"Steve McQueen blurred the lines between acting and racing as efficiently as he blurred the photographs of keen fans trying to capture him at over 200mph. Of course, he was not the only one. Actors often have a stab at "

Andrew Kitson – motorsport artist

"The quality of Andrew Kitson’s art is not up for discussion. The man creates absolute masterpieces. Paintings that are awash with colour and life. With every stroke of his brush, they evoke memories - and not only for the "

The next generation is prepared


"It’s the time of year where the UK’s most successful young motor racing talents begin to cross their fingers. The winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC award will be announced on December 3rd, and we now know from "

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider


"Isn’t it nice to have an attainable Alfa Romeo we can really lust after again? Prior to its release in 2013, it had been a good while since there was really anything from the Alfa stable that we normal folk "