Webasto LigHT Concept Has A 28-lb. Soft Top

This is highly a conceptual design, but Webasto is going balls-to-the-wall trying to develop an ultra-light roof. The soft-top on the LigHT concept weighs in at a very low 28 pounds. The designers, the Italian Istituto Europeo di Design, is calling this the "roof of the future," which may be a bit of an overstatement,… » 3/03/08 4:15pm 3/03/08 4:15pm

Project 1964 Lincoln Continental: A Tale of Two Bondos

Using bondo is something nobody likes to have to do. The stuff is an admittance in your failure of metalsmithing mastery. Still, Bondo is no wussy taskmaster on it's own. It requires a steady hand and a sense of surface space, gradient approximation, and speed - or more appropriately, the sense of balance between… » 12/03/07 10:00am 12/03/07 10:00am

Spy Photos: 2008 Jeep Liberty To Get Fabric Roof?

According to the folks so in love with Mopar, they're Allpar, the 2008 Jeep Liberty spy shots from the other day that I positively orgasmed over were missing a shot from a very key direction — up top. Here's why, according to spy shot mistress, Brenda Priddy:
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Hmm, interesting. I'm not so sure how I feel about a…