Documentary: Vixen GT – There Is Only One

Vixen GT

This film covers the remarkable rediscovery of the Vixen GT, a one-off mid-engined sports car from the early 1960s built by British Formula racing driver Ian Stronach. The Vixen GT Although very few have ever heard of the Vixen GT is has a couple of very significant claims to fame. It was the first GT…

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Mystery Solved*: Rediscovering The Lost Alan Mann Racing Lotus Cortina Mk1

Lotus Cortina Mk1 Main

*Editor’s Note: The authenticity of this car has been challenged since this article was published, any prospective buyers need to do comprehensive due diligence before bidding. We recommend ing Alan Mann Racing as a starting point, it appears that some of the body panels and possibly the whole shell has been replaced. Introduction Let’s imagine that the year is…

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Documentary: The Making Of Bullitt with Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen Bullitt Mustang

The Making Of Bullitt is a short documentary featuring Steve McQueen, it shows the film’s car chase scene in some detail including the 100+ mph training the drivers did at a race track near San Francisco. Bullitt – The Car Chase and the Oscar The film is obviously best remembered today for its ground-breaking 10…

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The Meyers Manx – A Quick & Essential Brief History

Elvis Presley Meyers Manx

Bruce F. Meyers, the inventor of the Meyers Manx, grew up in California deeply involved in the surfing scene, and driving a 1930’s vintage Ford to the beach. His interest in surfing and the ocean naturally led into sail boats and thus to a journey into the South Seas on a schooner shared with a few friends where he learned about sailing outrigger canoes, and learned a great deal about the sea and boats.

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Documentary: The History of Datsun

Datsun is a Japanese automobile manufacturer with a fascinating history, they officially dropped the Datsun name in 1986 in favor of Nissan, but the Datsun badge was brought back in 2013 to sell inexpensive cars in developing countries without the risk of diluting the perceived brand value of the parent company. A Brief History of…

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1 of 2 Ever Made – A Rare Original Honda S800 Racing

The Honda S800 Racing was a special and very limited edition model developed by Honda France as a turnkey high-performance model for aspiring amateur racing drivers. The Honda S800 The Honda S800 was directly based on the Honda S600, which itself was based on the Honda S500 – the latter being Honda’s second-ever production car…

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