Formula 1. Le Mans. NASCAR. Bob Bondurant has done it all, and doesn't appear to be slowing down even at the ripe age of 79.
Watch as Garner, Bondurant and Car and Track head to Orange County Raceway in this television footage from 1971. Not only is this vintage clip featuring "movie star and car buff" James Garner cool, as host Bud Lindemann explains "it's a driving lesson for all of us".
After semi-retiring from pro racing, Bob Bondurant opened a respected driving school, teaching everything from street safety to road racing. Today's Nice Nice Price or Crack Pipe Crown Vic sports Bondurant School lineage, but does its price make the grade?
"If a Datsun 510 with minor modifications can take this kind of abuse that long, who knows how long a new 510 will last out there."
One is 45 years old, the other 66 million. One is 13' long, the other 42. Both are awesome and both are American. Which one would you buy?
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Very impressive performance, especially for the price. We love the 260 hp by 260 ft-lb Ecotec mill, as it's as lag free as the BMW twin-turbo I-6. Mated to a 3,280 car, that's enough power to make the HHR SS fast. Compare its 0-60 of 6.3 seconds with a manual GTI's 6.9 seconds. Even with…
Chevrolet is pretty serious about their new HHR SS, so they schlepped out the biggest gun in their arsenal to introduce the fast wagon to us; Maximum Bob Lutz. While he did admit that SS is "an unfortunate badge" in Europe, Lutz's talk was your standard corporate hyperbole. Chevrolet has reinvented the wheel, put a…