Cars

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR – SOLD
1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR – SOLD
Posted in Cars, Events, Lifestyle, Porsche on March 16th, 2015

Gooding & Co auction at Amelia Island 2015 There are some events that stand alone… to name just a few – Goodwood Revival, Pebble Beach, Le Mans Classic, Mille Miglia, Tour Auto, Monaco Historique and Amelia Island as ‘must do’ events on the calendar. Associated with many such events there are auctions for the finest motor cars and this year’s Amelia Island was no exception with some remarkable automobiles and significant racing cars under the hammer. One such example is this fully restored 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RSR, formerly the property of Héctor Rebaque (the ex-Formula One driver). It’s a three-time 24 Hours of Daytona and two-time 12 Hours of […]

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Bonneville – Home of the Speed Hunters
Bonneville – Home of the Speed Hunters
Posted in Cars, Events, Hot Rod, Lifestyle, Motorcycle Culture on March 1st, 2015

There are few places on earth that are so steeped in speed history – sure there’s the famous race tracks such as Monza, Silverstone, Indianapolis; road race venues including the Mille Miglia, Targa Florio, TT and Le Mans but Bonneville is the mecca for speed merchants and those that have succumbed to ‘Salt Fever’. There have been many locations that have hosted successful Land Speed Record attempts – Pendine Sands in Wales, Daytona Beach, Florida and Southport Sands in England but Bonneville has become a location that will forever be associated with speed – each year Bonneville hosts events that attracts a special kind of person; a person who is […]

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The Race of Gentlemen
The Race of Gentlemen
Posted in Bobbers & Choppers, Cars, Hot Rod, Lifestyle, Motorcycle Culture, Motorcycles on February 27th, 2015

OK… let’s talk ‘bucket list entries’. There are a few on the list and this is near the top – The Race of Gentlemen. Cool bikes, cool hot rods and cool people having a great time living life with their passion – a passion fuelled by a Life & Engines. Run by the Oiler Car Club and set on the deserted beach at Wildwood, New Jersey, on the East coast of the USA it is a step back in time but this beach racing thing is far from a new idea. Go back to the early and mid stage of the last century racing on a beach was the thing […]

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The Urban Outlaw – Magnus Walker
The Urban Outlaw – Magnus Walker
Posted in Cars, Lifestyle, Porsche on January 30th, 2015

Late last year we were at the Goodwood Revival (a yearly pilgrimage!) and we had the pleasure of meeting Magnus Walker, the Urban Outlaw. The man epitomises the essence of what we’re all about here at Life & Engines – he lives and breathes his obsession with Porsche. As a fellow Brit but now living in LA he has been able to remain a ‘normal bloke’ who has made his own luck in life and now has found Global fame due to his love affair with Porsche; particularly the iconic 911. Not satisfied with the car ‘as built’ be has put his own twist on the 911 with his creative […]

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