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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Triumph Motor Company TR4

Triumph Motor Company 1885-1984 – The Beginnings

Nurnberg, Germany, 1885. Siegfried Bettman began to import European bicycles to his German factory. He re-badged them `Triumph` and re-exported them to London UK. So began the Triumph Cycle Company. Bettman formed a partnership with Moritz Schulte and opened a [...]

October 31, 2014 Cars, Europe, Triumph Cars, United Kingdom
MGB 1962-1980 by Adam Singer

MG B Roadster 1962 – 1980

About Specs A straight replacement for the excellent MGA, the MGB arrived in 1962 in roadster form. It bore no resemblance to the MGA though it did use suspension and steering components from the MGA stockpile. The MGB was well [...]

October 30, 2014 B, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, MG, United Kingdom
Piston table lamp by Pinterest

Vintage is Modern: 14 Best Furniture Pieces Out of Car Parts

Vintage is modern. These days a lot of people prefer creativity and alternate ways in defining themselves with originality. Whether it is with the way they dress, talk, work or decorate their homes. With furniture especially people, including me, are [...]

October 29, 2014 Hottest news, Magazine
Audi Q3 Parking Challenge 2015

Audi Q3 2015 Parking Challenge In a Tight Space: Audi Commercial

Another one into the creative advertising category: Audi Canada have shot a video on the new Audi Q3. The main focus was the agility of the all-new 2015 Q3 and how easy it is to park one. Even though the [...]

October 28, 2014 Entertainment, Hottest news, Magazine, Videos & Movie Reviews
Jaguar XK120 1948-1954

Jaguar XK120 Sports 1948 – 1954

About Specs The motor industry was still struggling to revive after the war when Bill Lyons unveiled the revolutionary Jaguar XK 120 in 1948. Lyons, Bill Heynes, Claude Bailey and Wally Hassan had worked, almost by candlelight, throughout the war [...]

October 28, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Jaguar, United Kingdom, XK 120
Ford Halloween Car Wash Prank

Ford Halloween Car-Wash Prank

We were just waiting who will be the first. Ford is celebrating this year’s Halloween with an amazing Guerilla marketing to scare the heck out of their selected objects. They have managed to convince a few poor drivers and passengers [...]

October 27, 2014 Entertainment, Magazine, Videos & Movie Reviews
MGA 1955-1961

MG A 1955 – 1962

About Specs MG Car Company was founded in 1924 by Cecil Kimber in Abingdon, Berkshire UK. Kimber had been an employee of Morris and left Morris Motors to found a chain of dealerships named Morris Garages. He then began to [...]

October 24, 2014 A, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, MG, United Kingdom
Check your oil

How And Why To Check Your Engine Oil: For people that never did it before.

We will start `with why you need it`. Motor oil is a viscous (slippery) liquid which lubricates the motor`s internals and dissipates heat while the engine is running. It circulates, by virtue of an oil pump, to all the moving [...]

October 23, 2014 Dirty hands, Magazine
Colin Chapman CBE

Colin Chapman C.B.E. (1928 – 1982)

There were several giants of the post-war British motor industry but few were as talented as Colin Chapman. He was an inspired designer, design engineer, inventor, racing driver and founder of Lotus Cars. Born in Richmond, Surrey and christened Anthony [...]

October 22, 2014 Magazine, People
Healey Westland 1946-1950

Healey Westland Roadster 1946 – 1950

About Specs As far as we can ascertain this was Donald Healey`s first production project. The Westland Roadster was a sleek sports coupe, a little reminiscent of the Jaguar XK 120 but with more architecture! The Westland was a two-door [...]

October 21, 2014 By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, Healey, United Kingdom, Westland Roadster