Tornado-Proof Truck Helps Cinematographer Go After the Money Shot

Cinematographer Sean Casey wants nature's true money shot, in IMAX. That is, he wants to shoot a tornado as it passes over the camera's position, the extreme logistics of which would make a team of Navy Seals hop a freight-train to Boston. Actually, all he needed was a vehicle that could withstand Zephyros-grade… » 7/22/05 4:10pm 7/22/05 4:10pm

Maserati Chassis, plus Ford Engine, plus Aluminum Body = Mantaray!

Dean Jeffries' Mantaray is a car that's been in our consciousness as long as we can remember, although we never knew some of the facts behind it until just now. Built from a couple of Maserati Grand Prix chassis of 1950s vintage, the Mantaray sports a healthy small-block Ford with Weber carbs, given to Jeffries by… » 7/18/05 3:45pm 7/18/05 3:45pm