Humber Heavy Utility

Introduction In the lead up to both the first and second world wars the British Government and the British press seem to have been reluctant to accept the fairly obvious circumstances that pointed to the inevitability of a major war. Many ordinary men and women on the street could see things as they really were and ...

Pierce Arrow Four Motorcycle

It Began With a Gilded Cage and the Bicycle Craze You've no doubt heard of the song "Only a bird in a guilded cage..." and the manufacture of delicate guilded cages was the way the Heinz, Pierce and Munschauer company began business in the wake of the Civil War in 1865. The company became well known ...

Brough Superior Mark 1

The Brough Superior and the Brough "Inferior" George Brough's father, William Edward Brough, was a motorcycle aficionado and was a knowledgeable and respected maker of motorcycles, so young George Brough grew up involved in his father's business acquiring the knowledge, skills and contacts of someone very much a part of the motorcycle manufacturing trade. George started ...

Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45V

The Rarest Toyota Land Cruisers The Toyota Land Cruiser FJ45V is one of the rarest of the various Land Cruiser J40 models. Its a four wheel drive that I've long wanted to own but sadly that happy experience has eluded me. What has been the attraction? The Land Cruiser FJ45V put together all the good features ...

Challenger 2 Streamliner

Mickey Thompson was born in the "Roaring Twenties" and developed a passion for speed early on. Working as a "pressman" for the Los Angles Times he accumulated enough money to get into drag racing and is known as the first to create the "slingshot" dragster in 1954 by moving the driver's seat behind the rear ...

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