Rory FH Smith

By Rory FH Smith | 24 Dec 2020

King of the off-road: a retrospective on 50 years of the Range Rover

In the 1950s and ’60s, Land Rovers were simple. Created to help tend the land, work hard and go anywhere, the boxy, bug-eyed beast was a familiar and much-loved face the world over. With its arm... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 28 Sep 2020

To restore, or restomod: that is the question. We explore the restomoding phenomenon with Thornley Kelham

  Classic car ownership has always required patience, persistence and a penchant for getting your hands dirty, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. ‘Restomod’ classic... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 07 Apr 2020

The rise of Ferrari: Tempus takes a look behind the legend

Download your complimentary copy of Tempus Magazine issue 67 now  When the hammer fell on lot #247 at the prestigious Monterey Classic Car Auction in California on Saturday 25 August 2018, motori... Read More

By Rory FH Smith | 19 Feb 2020

Ian Warhurst shares how the Bloodhound LSR’s quest to break the land speed record could inspire a new generation of engineers

Many people have unhealthy obsessions. While some are partial to their favourite tipple, others prefer to smoke, spend or do all of the above. But for Yorkshire-based businessman Ian Warhurst, his obs... Read More