Home-Made Autobots Protect Chinese Scrap Yard From Decepticon Invasion

These creations built by a Chinese scrap yard owner won't be on the big screen in Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen »10/10/08 2:20pm10/10/08 2:20pm, but that doesn't mean they aren't just as cool as or . Of course, since these Autobots are just sculptures made from junked car parts, they're not able to transform back to vehicle mode. With…

Hanging Gardens of F1: Dissected Racer at the British Motor Show

It's not a crash scene from "Formula One: The Puppet Show," it's an F1 car done up Hanging Gardens of Babylon style at the British International Motor Show — all of its sundry parts suspended from the ceiling by cables. How bettter to imbue the sport of shikhs with properly Londonesque art-geek pretense? Right, the… »7/19/06 12:50pm7/19/06 12:50pm

One Hundred Thousand in Car on the Wall: Lamborghini as Art

We had an idea to do this, or something like it, about 20 years ago — that is, hang a Lamborghini Countach on a wall as an objet d'arte. Of course, we were (and still are) light by the two million in Newport Beach bux going into a new house for Richard Moriarity, vinyard owner, '80s party promoter and heir to a… »5/15/06 10:04am5/15/06 10:04am