Strange haircuts. Prominent chins. A vigorous love of fast cars. Schumi my have become more robotlike since this portrait was taken in 1991, but the resemblance is striking. Photo Credit: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images, Darrell Ingham/Getty Images
Heritage grille my ass. The Bugatti Veyron is a two-ton rodent, not a modern take on 1920s racing cars.
The Miura’s signature eyelashes around its headlights draw many comparisons. But what exactly is their function?
Michael Schumacher’s 250 MPH Le Mans race car may be turning 20 this year, but you can still see it on well-endowed public roads. Only now it’s a street car.
We often joke about Toyota taking its design inspiration from appliances, but this takes the cake. We wonder if the same messy result occurs when you flip over an FJ. [via TCL]
One is an Italian supercar. The other is a Hungarian bus. Both are from 1971 — and both use the same rear light cluster.
We'd have to say we're frankly quite surprised none of us on our own noticed the obvious stylistic reference points taken from the Empire's evil foot soldiers. But please, don't take our word for it — feel free to check the photo gallery below for further reference — then talk amongst yourselves.
The supra geniuses over at Sili Valley's Tesla motors have been unquick to admit their hot new EV is really a Lotus Elise in drag — or reduced drag, as the case may be. It's not that we're deriding their choice of underpinnings for the electric supercar; the Elise is perfect: light, well balanced and built by a…