The National Motor Museum Trust is offering enthusiasts a unique opportunity to support the ongoing restoration of its legendary chassis number one 1950 BRM V16 racing car, with the chance to own one of 14 limited edition timepieces constructed from its original pistons. The historic pistons and their connecting rods originate from the BRM’s supercharged V16 engine, … Read more
This stunning yet imposing piece has been created from a 1970s missile fuselage. Standing more than eight feet tall and weighing 600 pounds, you need a large room for this item as well as a large bank balance to own the mirror-polished Cluster Bomb Drinks Cabinet. Behind the polished metal body are three glass … Read more
The petrolhead presents we get often are a bit, well disappointing. They are given with well meaning, but just a car related present is not enough. A drift enthusiast might be given a book on American cars, or an off roader might get a car cleaning kit. We know these are unsuitable, but the less … Read more
People have been making car furniture for years, changing the original function of the part to something else. V8 engine blocks have provided a good base for car furniture as coffee tables, but to stand out now requires much more. TinMan Gallery in Israel have gone much further and created some beautiful pieces from various … Read more
In the automotive region of Stuttgart in a former airport site is the exclusive V8 HOTEL. The former Boblingen Airport, which opened in 1915 was used as docking station for flights of the Graf Zeppelin in the late 1920s, and it was home to a squadron of ME-109 fighter aircraft during the Second World War.
Slovenian manufacturer of white goods Gorenje have teamed up with Volkswagen to create the Retro Special Edition VW fridge. Using very obvious styling cues from the original splitscreen van and available in either red or blue, this usually boring looking appliance is now something much more interesting and visually appealing. Beauty is not just skin … Read more
As a petrolhead I love the sound of a growling American V8 or the howl of an Italian supercar. Car manufacturers spend a lot of time and money perfecting the right exhaust note for their car. As Enzo ferrari said “The sound of a 12 cylinder engine should be listened to as if it were … Read more
I love this craze of upcycling, especially if old cars, or parts of them are given a new lease of life. Car theme furniture is in demand by both businesses and individuals for that cool factor. No mancave would be complete without something motoring related. Willy Jeeps are quite rare so I was surprised to … Read more