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1970 Laverda GT 750 – The Big Italian Parallel Twin

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Italian<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Beginnings of Laverda<p>The Laverda GT 750 is one of the most famous, and most popular, motorcycles …

Motorcycles

It's a busy night sky this July, with a lunar eclipse, so look up

We're currently in the midst of a five-planet season, and on the morning of July 28 there will be the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century.

Astronomy

THE SEELEY-TAIT RACER. A 40-Year Love Affair - Pipeburn.com

<i>Bobby Haas is a bike collector, author, Nat Geo photographer and ex-financier who is currently working hard on his latest endeavour, the Haas Moto</i> …

Motorcycles

Every winner of the 24 Hours Of Le Mans, ever

One marque managed to win 19 times…and it’s not Ferrari.<p>If there’s any motorsport event that has been going on for a while, it is definitely the 24 …

Sports Cars

The Apps Every Amateur Stargazer Should Download

Both astronomers and astrologers would like to make one thing clear, now and forever: Their respective areas of study <i>are very different</i>. Where …

Astronomy

The $70 Million Dollar Ferrari 250 GTO In The Vault

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Ferrari<br>• Italian<br>• Le Mans<br>• Racing<p>The Vault of the Petersen Automotive Museum<p>The overwhelming majority of people driving …

Sports Cars

Torque Thursday: Rover SD1 3500 V8

A Ferrari Daytona for the price of a Dacia Sandero, with one of the greatest engine noises of all time? It could only be the Rover SD1 - and it could …

TVR

1968 Bultaco Metralla Mk2

When it was released, the Metralla Mk2 was the fastest two-stroke motorcycle you could buy. It held that title for a short time – you should check …

Time I

New Honda CBX Design Sketches Revealed

Honda has registered design drawings of an upcoming motorcycle, which is likely to be a new model of the Honda CBX. The drawings have been filed with …

Motorcycles

Saturn V, the birth of the moon rocket

If you've ever visited one of the surviving Saturn Vs on display at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida or the Johnson Space Center in Texas, you can …

Space Exploration

HOT DOG. Enginethusiast’s ‘Number 23’ Husky 250WR Desert Sled

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson</i>Long before anyone had dreamed up Netflix, two seminal documentaries from legendary filmmaker Bruce Brown were being passed …

Motorcycles

Split Personality: A two-tone Bultaco Alpina racer

We like to think our tastes are eclectic. Whether it’s an oddity out of the left field, or a classy retro race machine, as long as it’s well designed and well built, it ticks our boxes.<p>Mark ‘Makr’ Atkinson has played at both ends of the spectrum. His BMW concept with designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem …

Motorcycles

The world's rarest Maserati collection is stored in a barn in Italy

On the outskirts of the rural northern Italian city of Modena sits Hombre Farm, a small family-run business that produces what some say is the finest …

Classic Cars

The humble motorcycle sidecar roars back into the limelight as hipsters embrace them as the very latest retro motoring must-have

• <b>There were 100,000 motorbike sidecars on British roads during the 1950s but affordable cars wiped them out</b>• <b><br>They have since been branded uncool and</b> …

Motorcycles

1972 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000

This 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV is powered by a 2.0L DOHC inline-four paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The car is said to have had two previous owners …

Classic Cars

Going, going, gone! A rare Ferrari 250 GTO is set to break auction records

Among classic car aficionados who have tens of millions to spend on their hobby, the Ferrari 250 GTO is often referred to as the “holy grail.” Only …

Classic Cars

PRECIOUS METAL. MotoRelic’s Beautiful ‘Ruby’ RD400 Cafe Racer

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson</i>Good memories are prompted by many things, they intoxicate all the senses and nothing in the motorcycle world brings all …

Motorcycles

The Phantastic Oskar Schindler

By Dr. Erwin Tragatsch<p>[Note: Motorcycle historian Dr. Erwin Tragatsch, author of the groundbreaking ‘The Illustrated Encylopedia of Motorcycles’ …

Steven Spielberg

Ford GT Designer Camilo Pardo's One-of-One Solar 7 Ford GT Is for Sale

Pardo's personal last generation Ford GT pops up for sale again.<p>eBay | area51motorsports_llc<p>We at <i>The Drive</i> are known for our love of cars and we love …

Sports Cars

Mars Is About to Be the Closest it's Been to Earth in 15 Years. Here’s How and When to See it

July is set to be a good month for stargazers, as Mars will get closer to Earth than it has been in 15 years, making it appear larger and brighter …

Astronomy

Spitfire MK IX TD314 – A Merlin 70-Powered High Level Fighter (HFIXE)

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>British<br>• Military<br>• Planes<p>The Supermarine Spitfire<p>The Spitfire is not only one of the most consequential aircraft of the …

Aviation

1970 Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge N007

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Boats<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Planes<br>• Vintage<p>The Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge<p>The Tupolev A-3 Aerosledge is an unusual curiosity from …

Cold War

One of the Three Ford GT40s to Win 1966 24 Hours Le Mans Goes to Auction for $12M

This car helped give Ford its first ever win at Le Mans, and now it's going under the hammer in Monterey.<p>Courtesy of RM Sotheby's<p>There's going to be …

What It’s Like To Tour The World From One Of Its Best Garages

Photography by Hayley Holmes<p>I arrived early on this particular morning. I am never early to anything and being on time is rare, but when you are …

Ford GT: Three Generations And 50 Years Of Le Mans Racing Heritage

The Ford GT, also known as the GT40, first won Le Mans in 1966. The mid-engine V8 supercar went on to win the world’s most prestigious race three more times, putting Ferrari down while dominating the Le Man’s podium from 1966 through 1969. It’s arguably the most famous string of American racing …

Sports Cars

Workshop Series - Choosing Motorcycle Suspension

The rise of the cafe racer movement has brought with it the desire to improve the performance of older motorcycles. One sure-fire way of improving …

The Toyota 2000GT Roadster From James Bond’s You Only Live Twice

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Japanese<br>• Rare<p>The Toyota 2000GT<p>The Toyota 2000GT was actually built by Yamaha, and it was originally intended to have …

Honda Unveils The 2019 Monkey

Nope, that’s not a custom Grom. It’s Honda’s new Monkey, set to hit dealerships in September as an early 2019 model. It’ll carry a price of $3,999 …

European design made them pretty, Detroit V-8s made them fast

Motor City across the pond.

1970 Velocette Venom Clubman

Built between 1955 and 1970, the Velocette Venom rose to fame in 1961 when a factory effort became the first motorcycle to average over 100 miles per …