crankandpiston.com welcome a new car into the fray. Say hello to Phil McGoverns 1957 Volkswagen Beetle. Everyone that knows me appreciates that when it comes to air-cooled cars, I’m a bit of a nerd. Well, maybe nerd is a touch rich. Ever since I... Read more
Aston Martin Vantage N430. Race against time
crankandpiston is in a race against time with the rising sun and ‘the most dynamic expression of the V8 Vantage ever created’, the Aston Martin Vantage N430. Hard to believe, given the staple it has become in the Aston Martin fold, that the Vantage... Read more
Nürburgring and ‘the scariest race on earth’
This weekend’s 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series season finale at the Nürburgring has Bassam mulling about the legendary circuit, his own experiences on the dips, and the dangers posed racing at night… Back in May, crankandpiston.com took part in the 2014 Mille Miglia with Jaguar,... Read more
Volkswagen Beetle. DRIVEN
crankandpiston.com takes the all-new ‘sporty’ Volkswagen Beetle for a spin to see if ‘the cuteness’ still resides within. It’s almost unthinkable to say this, but I never really was a fan of the Volkswagen Beetle. Certainly the original ‘people’s car’ was characterful thanks to... Read more
Fabian Oefner and the exploding Jaguar E-Type
Swiss artist Fabian Oefner shows what an exploding Jaguar E-Type might look like as part of his ‘Disintegration’ photography series. Ever wondered what an exploding E-Type Jaguar would look like? No, us neither, and frankly the very thought just made us go weak at... Read more
Following our live stream of the event, crankandpiston presents its favourite images from the 2014 Goodwood Revival. Whether you’re a fan of typically British ‘stiff upper lip’ tenacity or Italian style...
With series like the World Endurance Championship, World Rally Championship, the Blancpain Endurance Series, Global RallyCross and the FIA/FIM European Drag Racing Championship already on his CV – alongside iconic circuits...
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