Avtoros Shaman

The idea of using an eight wheeled vehicle to soak up bumps and potholes in roads or tracks is not new. The first person to create a car using this principle was an American named Milton Reeves who re-built an ordinary four wheeled Overland automobile into an eight wheeled car which he called the Octoauto. ...

Skyrunner Flying Off-road Buggy

If you've ever thought it would be a great thing if someone invented an off-road buggy that could fly then you can crack open the champagne, because someone has. The off-road buggy is called the Skyrunner and it is basically an off-road buggy equipped with a para-sail and two propulsion systems; the engine can drive ...

Armored Jaguar XJ8 LWB

Have you ever thought that you'd like to drive around in an armored car? Well, the opportunity to do just that presents itself on July 13th, 2018 at the Bonhams sale to be held at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This armored car is not an uncomfortable ex-military scout car however: this is an armored ...

TRECOL 6×6 39294 All-terrain Vehicle

Imagine you are out in the midst of Central Asia, racing across the landscape in your off-road vehicle in search of an elusive and exotic quarry: and that in your travels you encounter a frozen river that your guide assures you is safe to cross. So, taking your guide's word for it, you drive out ...

Brough Superior Automobiles

Introduction George Brough was a man who wanted to build motorcycles that were "superior" to everything else being made: and he wanted to do it using "off the shelf" parts from other manufacturers, which was a pretty tall order. The fact that he succeeded is testimony not only to his engineering ideas, but also to his ...

Meyers Manxter 2+2

The Meyers Manx was made possible because of the design brief for the Volkswagen that Doctor Ferdinand Porsche was given back in the 1930's. Dr. Porsche set about creating an inexpensive automobile that could pretty much go anywhere there was a track, go many places where there wasn't a track, and do 100km/hr on a ...

Hispano-Suiza H6C Transformable Torpedo

Hispano-Suiza have a fascinating history having made not only automobiles and trucks, but also aircraft engines and machine guns so highly regarded that they were used as replacements for John Moses Browning's .50 BMG. The Hispano-Suiza 20mm cannon was used in some models of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. But before the outbreak of the Second ...

Bentley La Sarthe by Bensport

As many of you will be aware, in Ian Fleming's books Casino Royale and Moonraker, James Bond drives a thirties 4½ liter Bentley “Blower” (the blower being the Amherst Villiers supercharger). This car is written off during a car chase in Moonraker and is replaced by a 1953 Mark VI Bentley R-Type, which he does ...