I’ll clarify this post first by just saying that one of the members of this band has been one of my best friends since I was 5 years old. So, yeah, this is a favor. Still, it’s car-related enough and it involves pictures of hood ornaments, so why not?
Tom Hanks showed off just how any more Emmys he has than you by taping one to the front of his Town Car. We get it Tom, you've got a lot of Emmys.Just like how you're not rich until you start burning $100 bills for fun, you don't really have a lot of Emmys until you can use one as a hood ornament.
You have to look at Antonio Berni’s 1965 sculpture El pájaro amenazador (“Threatening Bird”) for a few seconds to realize that most of its non-organic elements are old car parts, like a steering wheel serving as weird, industrial diadem.
Once holding a place of honor as brand-defining symbols, awesome hood ornaments are now edging towards extinction. We've selected ten awesome ornaments which we're looking for you to name and answer the bonus obscure automotive history we've found on each.
In a South African road test of the Peugeot 308 wagon, a 150-year enigma of the brand's lion fetish is cracked.