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Colin Chapman was famous for sporting his trademark corduroy mariners cap when prowling the pitlanes of GP circuits across the world. He got through quite a few though, as was his habit of chucking his headwear high into the air as successions of Chapman-designed F1 car romped past the chequered flag throughout the 50s, 60s […]
I don’t own a motorcycle, and if I did it’d probably be some weedy ’50s BSA Bantam or banger-rally-spec Honda C90 just for giggles. But I do have a weakness for all the retro paraphanalia that surrounds the classic bike scene and I know of another dozen fellas who lurk on the big café racer […]
I do love old BLMC sports cars but I’m not completely deluded; towards the end I know they weren’t always the most lovingly spannered together things. This is the tale of British Leyland at its lowest ebb, a farcical story of a poorly built MGB and its half-arsed approach to product placement. The venerable BMC […]
I quite liked James May right from the off. When he returned to ‘new format’ Top Gear in 2003 (he had done a guest stint in 1999 when the show was on its arse ratings-wise) where he quickly carved out his niche as the new champion of anything old, quirky and British with a lovely piece on the venerable TR6 […]
We’ve had a bit of a McQueen themed week and we make no excuses for that. Any chap that drives a Jaguar SS as a daily driver is certainly OK by the team at Cafe Roadster; race inspired old British metal is what we are all about. But it also seems as though summer has finally […]
Our chums at XCAR are very good at keeping secrets. While everyone else was second guessing what the new Morgan being unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show was actually going to be, they’d already had the VIP tour of the Morgan skunkworks and a chat with Jon Wells, Morgan’s Head of Design, about the updated […]
Oh my! This stunning little film from our favourite boutique car builder is a ruddy belter … two minutes in and I physically gasped; I’d forgotten to breathe! This YouTube short came packaged with Morgan’s new Aero 8 press pack, fresh from the Geneva Motor Show, where the stunning roadster had just been unveiled to […]