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Splash Photography V2. Audi RS4 Avant

RoadSunday, July 27th, 2014

The recipe for an epic picture is simple: A green Audi RS4 Avant, a camera and a garden hose. Simples. I may have mentioned this earlier, but here at crankandpiston we...

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McLaren P1 GTR. Design Concept

RaceSaturday, July 26th, 2014

McLaren releases a second sketch of the track-focused McLaren P1 GTR design concept. McLaren is really laying the tease on thick in the build-up to showcasing the P1 GTR design concept...

Quadrotor Hoverbike

Quadrotor Hoverbike. A revolution in aviation?

LifestyleWednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Quadrotor Hoverbike is nearly here. Until it is, you can buy one in drone form! I normally get quite upset when people start talking about future modes of transportation. If it...


The Bugatti List. Sale of the Century

RoadWednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The tale of 30 Bugatti sold for $85,000 in 1964, an unsolved murder and an ignominious exile. The story of John William Shakespeare’s Bugatti collection, sold to Fritz Schlumpf in 1964...

1959 Peerless GT

The First Seat. 1959 Peerless GT. Petrolicious

RoadTuesday, July 22nd, 2014

A rare 1959 Peerless GT that gets tracked at Laguna Seca for the Monterey Historic races. Petrolicious has created a discernible style in their film productions that is the embodiment of...

Bensberg Classic

2014 Schloss Bensberg Classics. Germany

RoadTuesday, July 22nd, 2014

crankandpiston stops by the 2014 Schloss Bensberg Classics in Germany for a spot of lunch. When you are out on a test drive you can certainly work up an appetite. Fortunately,...

Silver Arrows Project

The Silver Arrows Project. Capturing History.

LifestyleTuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The Silver Arrows Project recreates snapshots of history featuring the Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union’s legendary silver race cars. The legendary silver race cars of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union have been brought...

The Obtainer

The Obtainer. A Taste of Driving Nostalgia

RoadMonday, July 21st, 2014

Sid’s gone all nostalgic and is hunting for a ‘real’ driving experience after watching ‘The Obtainer’. With the advent of YouTube and other video sharing websites, we come across numerous videos...


Racing&Emotion. crankandpiston Art Egg Chair

LifestyleSaturday, July 19th, 2014

Racing&Emotion debut a brand new Art Egg chair, designed exclusively for We always knew that one day crankandpiston would join the hallowed greats. We just never expected those greats would...


Jaguar E-Type. 1970s Britain Meets The Middle E...

RoadSaturday, July 19th, 2014

The Jaguar E-Type needs little introduction, since every motoring enthusiast worth the petrol in his veins should already have the beautiful V12-powered example of sixties England on his wish list. I...

Formula One World Championship

F1 Preview. German Grand Prix. 2000 – Invasion

RaceSaturday, July 19th, 2014

Rubens Barrichello takes his first Formula 1 victory after a little help from a track invader. It had been sometime since Formula 1 had seen a track invasion, one over-excited fan...

Subaru WRX STI

Subaru WRX STI. Gymkhana España Dos.

RoadFriday, July 18th, 2014

Subaru WRX STI driven by a man on a mission to get some bread for his good lady. Gymkhana España dos with added pan. The synopsis is very similar to Gymkhana...