12 Automobile Mascots Of Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais

Automobile Radiator MascotS

This series of 12 automobile mascots from the upcoming Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais are from the golden age of motoring, when exposed radiators led to an entire industry popping up to provide unique, aspirational, and often comedic mascots to attach to the top of radiator caps. Most mascots of this era were…

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The Incredible New XTR Pepo Custom Ducati Monster

Custom Ducati Monster 7

This custom Ducati Monster from the workshop of XTR Pepo is so wildly different to the bike it started out as it’s almost unrecognisable. Pepo Rosell has become a very well-known in the global custom motorcycle community for his work with Ducatis – he does work on other makes too of course, but Ducatis have…

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The Automotive Art of Arsenio

Porsche 911 Body Art Arsenio Main

Arsèn Manukyan, aka Arsenio, is an artist with a long history that belies his relatively young age of 29. He moved from Armenia to the UK with his family as a refugee when he was 16 years old, he was initially unable to go to university or work due to visa restrictions – so he…

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Sparco Slalom RB-3 Classic Racing Boots

Sparco Slalom RB-3 Classic Racing Boots

The Sparco Slalom RB-3 Classic Racing Boots have FIA 8856-2000 and SFI 3.3/5 type approval for use in motorsport competition, even though they can be worn for fully-fledged racing they’re most often worn by gentleman (and lady) drivers in amateur competition, on track days, and on spirited weekend drives. Each pair is made from high-quality…

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The Alfaro Skateguitar – An Electric Guitar Made From Skateboard Decks

Skateguitar Skateboard Guitar

Each of these fantastic Skateguitars are made by Ezequiel Galasso and pro-skateboarder Gianfranco de Gennaro Gilmour from two used skateboard decks. One deck is essentially cut in half to provide two bodies, and another is jigsaw cut to prove two necks (with heads). The pre-existing curves of the skateboard decks are clearly visible in the finished…

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Veldt Helmets – The Desert Race x Fuel Moto Limited Edition

Veldt Desert Race x Fuel Moto Limited Edition Helmet

Veldt Helmets are designed and made by the same team who developed the stunningly beautiful Atéliers Ruby helmets that took the high-end motorcycle helmet market by storm a few years ago. Ruby co-founder Jean-Etienne Prach founded Veldt on the Isle of Man, a place already sacred to motorcyclists, and he brought a number of former Ruby employees with him.

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Dynamics Of A Crash – A 1970s Film About Crash Testing

Dynamics Of A Crash

Dynamics Of A Crash is a ’70s film from Chrysler Corporation about car crashes and passenger safety, all cars were fitted with seatbelts in the USA from 1968 onwards as per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 208, however seatbelt wearing wouldn’t become mandatory until the mid-1980s in most US states. There was a significant resistance…

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