I can’t get over the awesome animation of this 308 in the Archer promo in the (perfect) style of Magnum P.I. And for comparison:
I'm one of those people whose automotive obsessions change on a weekly basis. Hourly sometimes, even. What can I say? There are a lot of great cars out there. And lately I have found myself lusting after a Ferrari 308 GTB or GTS. This video reinforces that.
We occasionally see lists of the best television cars pop up on the Internet, and we always find ourselves at a loss to understand why people feel the need to limit themselves to just ten. A good list should probably come in closer to 30, so it's not just predictable choices like K.I.T.T. and the Batmobile. The list…
Thomas Magnum takes on a pair of armed yahoos in a Goat and winds up ending the chase in a most unfortunate manner. Neither the Fezza nor the Poncho are injured, but fans of Mk. 1 Golf/Rabbits may want to avert their eyes.
In which, Magnum doesn't look at the dogs, works the lock, absconds with the 308 and calls Higgins a "yo-yo" all while sweet-talking a pair of European blondes. Plus, dig on the original theme song. We're growing our mustache back.
"It'd take all night to explain to Five-O why a couple of yo-yos with a machine gun tried to kill me."
Last Thursday, around 7:30am we were supposed to be on our way to Pebble Beach in a Ferrari 308 GTB with Jalopnik reader, Larry Manetti fan and all-around fantastic character Pen Pendleton, who was to play Rick to our Thomas Magnum. But we weren't. We were asleep, having snoozed right through our alarm. A few frantic…