Legendary motorcycle racer and Formula 1 driver Mike Hailwood was a hero. Elizabeth McCarthy knew him better than most — she dated and loved him before his tragic death. She touchingly wrote about Hailwood, and their lives, for 8W. —Ed.
Back in the 50s, the only advertising a gullwinged Mercedes needed was a Mexican vulture through the windshield. Fifty years later, the bird has been replaced by a Bavarian bombshell styled like an avian robot of doom.