Engines manufactured by Continental 1920s and 1930s powered about four million cars, which seems moderately impressive. Read Daniel Strohl's list of Continental-powered marques, however, and you'll be floored! »
You know how a lot of marque-specific car books tend to be a bit on the lightweight side? A couple of anecdotes about the designers and then a lot of pretty pictures? Not this monster! »
I've shot so many interesting street-parked cars and trucks in Alameda that I can't fit them all in one post without causing brownouts along the Eastern Seaboard. Today is FoMoCo's turn! »
We had a bit of an upset in Monday's Choose Your Eternity 3-way Superpower Showdown poll, with the French car coming in last! Yes, the '63 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint won handily, with a 55-24-22 split. That means the Italian car industry can feel the pride that comes from building the coolest- yet most nightmarish- cars… »
Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, plenty of folks who would never consider touching tire to dirt feel that they need four-wheel-drive in order to get to the ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. You know, so you don't have to get out and put on tire chains to placate those mean ol' CHP officers near Donner Pass. But the … »
Well, whaddya know- an American Hell Project beat a French one in our most recent Choose Your Eternity poll, with the Malaise Corvette Limo winning by a small- yet significant- margin over the V8-ready Peugeot 404. Unprecedented! We need to honor this tremendous underdog victory by going with an all-American matchup,… »
A friend of mine picked up an Alameda High School Class of 1928 yearbook at a local antique store, and she ran across this ad for the Durant Six-Sixty in the back pages. Clearly, marketing aimed at bling-conscious college-bound youth is not a new game for car marketers. Hey, it's the "most popular low-priced six in… »
Your high-rolling players these days drive their Excaliburs and Blackhawks and whatnot, snorting pharm-grade off the firm young bellies of Eastern European strippers in a private room in the Club Spirochete and all...