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Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

  • Beetleboards

    Beetleboard – Brilliant Bug Based Billboards

    • 324 Views • 1970s, Retro Advertising, TransportNo Comments

    When it comes to good ideas it’s the simple ones that are generally the best. So, back in 1971 when L.A based advertising consultant Charles E, Bird was strolling through a campus car park on his way to address a college class he couldn’t help but notice...

  • 1974 Car Show London

    Seventies London Motor Shows

    • 1173 Views • 1970s, TransportComments Off

    Previously we’ve mirror, signal and manouvered and head on down the highway to the Motor city to visit the Detroit Auto Show during the sixties. We have also reversed back in time and parked up in the the windy city to stroll around the Chicago car...

  • Skycar 1960s

    Up, Up & Away – Hey Kids it’s the Skycar

    • 1606 Views • 1960s, Futuristic, TransportComments Off

    Who of us hasn’t, when sat in a never-ending traffic jam, imagined the delight to be had in rising above the cars, trucks and fumes and gliding off into the sunset without a care in the World. Well, wonder no longer kids because we might just have the very...

  • spacelander future bike

    Spacelander – Space Age Cycle

    • 2826 Views • TransportComments Off

    Sometimes a new concept comes along that is radical, works well, makes sense and looks good but for one reason or another doesn’t sell and is consigned to the annals of history marked Unfortunate Failure. When it first hit the streets in 1960 the...

  • girl and voxmobile

    Voxmobile – Bizarre Guitar Car

    • 8085 Views • 1960s, TransportComments Off

    It’s 1967, the USA is on the cusp of the hippie revolution and legendary amp manufacturers Vox (or rather to be entirely accurate VOX) are looking for a new way to promote their wares. We guess they initially considered an amp shaped car but that would be...