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Cool car things we want: May 2018

13 May 2018 Features

Cool Car things we want May 2018 feature

Neat kit for the eat, sleep, drive, repeat life

This month's Cool Kit has your head covered with a neat baseball cap and functional race helmet, while a selection of Swiss timepieces and classy men's fragrances have got you covered for style. 

1 - ED's PICK "MUST HAVE GOODIE OF THE MONTH": Sparco Formula RB-8 ($320 from racerindustries.com.au)
Your feet will have never looked so good with these range-topping Sparco race boots. Perforated calfskin, stretch fabric, quick-lacing and ultra-thin pure rubber sole for maximum feel.

2 - The Cars of Mighty Car Mods ($60 from mightycarmods.com)
MCM’s new hardcover book features annotated pictures on the show’s best cars and yarns from the boys Marty and Moog. Perfect flick-fodder for your coffee table.

3 - Simpson Street Bandit ($385 from simpsonraceproducts.com)
The Street version of Simpson’s iconic Bandit design offers a bigger eye-port in case you need more vision of what’s going on around you. Snell M2015 approved.

4 - Bottas baseball cap ($60 from shop.mercedesamgf1.com)
Valtteri Bottas is a force to be reckoned with in the hot seat of Mercedes-Benz’s W09. Support the ice-cool Finn trackside with this hat sporting his number, #77.

5 - Hugo Boss 'The Scent' ($105 from hugoboss.com)
Some say the Maninka tree’s flowers look like fried eggs, but all we know is, when mixed with ginger their extract makes for an “unforgettable” aroma in Hugo Boss’s new fragrance, The Scent.

6 - TAG Heuer Carrera 01 ($7750 from tagheuer.com)
Special Red Bull Racing edition chronograph comes in 45mm case, is Swiss made and also available with blue calf skin rubber/leather strap. Water resistant to 100 metres.

7 - Aston Martin print ($130 from shop.astonmartin.com)
Created by the Aston Martin design team and printed on heavy weight paper, this A2 print will make any wall look interesting. One of eight designs available. Price excludes shipping.

8 - TW Steel WTCR ($599 from twsteel.com)
You might not care that much that this watch is to celebrate TW Steel’s sponsorship of World Touring Car team Boutsen Ginion Racing and driver Tom Coronel, but you’ll care that it looks this good.