An Italian-American Supercar – The De Tomaso Pantera GT5

De Tomaso Pantera GT5 Back

The De Tomaso Pantera GT5 was, in some respects, the blue-collar version of the Lamborghini Countach. Both cars featured a sweeping wedge-shaped profile, big wings, flared wheel aches, roaring engines and more horsepower than half a dozen family sedans. When new, the Countach cost over $100,000 (in 1980s money) and required a king’s ransom in…

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The British Originals: Goldtop Short Bobber Motorcycle Gloves

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The Goldtop Short Bobber Motorcycle Gloves are made in England using traditional materials and techniques, including 1.0mm hand-waxed Aniline cowhide leather and 5 strand cotton thread stitching throughout. The Goldtop Company Goldtop is a name many modern motorcyclists aren’t familiar with, but their fathers and grandfathers probably are – the company was founded in 1951 and…

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A Home-Built Kit To Convert The KTM 990 Adventure To Two-Wheel Drive

Projekt DT-A KTM 990 Adventure Two-Wheel Drive

The idea of developing a home-built kit to convert the KTM 990 Adventure into a two-wheel drive motorcycle with hub-centre steering sounds difficult enough – but somehow also managing to reduce the weight by 40 kilograms compared to the stock bike sounds borderline impossible. Despite the litany of difficulties associated with the concept, mechanical engineer…

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The First Mid-Engined BMW Supercar – The BMW M1

BMW M1 Car Main

The BMW M1 was built almost entirely thanks to retired racing driver and head of BMW M-division Jochen Neerpasch, who wanted to challenge Porsche in Group 5 racing, but needed a new purpose-built car to do it. The BMW M1 The project to design and build the car was contracted to Lamborghini – as BMW…

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The Automotive Art of Ben Addison

Automotive Art of Ben Addison

Ben Addison is a multi-talented artist who was born and raised in London, with frequent trips to the USA as a child to accompany his father, an interior designer of no small repute, and his mother who was a fashion designer. With both parents being full-time creatives it was almost guaranteed that Ben would follow…

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1955 Moretti 750 Gran Sport Barchetta

Moretti 750 Gran Sport Barchetta Overhead

The Moretti 750 Gran Sport Barchetta is an exceptionally rare sports car, just three were made with this body style, and it’s believed that this is the only one with a lightweight tubular steel chassis. Motorsport historians have pondered that the example you see here may very well be the same Moretti 750 that wore…

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Biltwell Overland 2.0 Goggles – Retro Goggles With Modern Technology

Biltwell Overland 2.0 Goggles

The Biltwell Overland 2.0 Goggles are the new-and-improved version of the much loved first generation Overland goggles. The team at Biltwell have developed an all-new injection-molded polyurethane frame that’s 10% smaller than its predecessor, whilst still using the same wide-periphery, injection molded polycarbonate lens. This allows wearers more room to fit the goggles into the…

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A Drivable 1:2 Scale 1977 Ferrari 312T2 Formula 1 Car

Italy Car Ferrari 312T2 Formula 1 Childs Car

The Original Ferrari 312T2 In 1976 Niki Lauda drove the Ferrari 312T2 Formula 1 car to a Constructor’s Championship alongside teammate Clay Regazzoni, Lauda missed out on winning the Driver’s Championship by a single point as a result of his horrific crash at the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring. After very nearly dying in the…

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The Iron & Air x Rancourt & Co. Traveller Boot

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The Iron & Air x Rancourt & Co. Traveller Boot is a motorcycle boot with discrete protection in the ankle and toe cap, but styling that makes it indistinguishable from regular Rancourt street boots. Rancourt was founded in 1967 in Lewiston, Maine by David Rancourt. Shortly thereafter his eldest son Micheal joined him and the…

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