Category Archives: great automobiles
Wow. Just wow.
Interesting article here, in Wired Magazine, about a 70 year-old concept car prototype being built by Rob Ida Concepts, a custom car designer outfit of Morganville, NJ. The prototype was the brainchild of Preston Tucker, who was best known for … Continue reading
Beautifully restored, observed in the wild.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 On Friday night, I drove until I got to within 50 miles of Nashville, then checked in to a motel to get some rest, order some food and, above all, soak for a long time in … Continue reading
This is the company that gave you the original Jeep and a lot of interesting cars besides, like this 1939 Roadster, displayed at the must-see Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Czech neologism “dálník” basically translates to “long-range thing.” It describes a peculiar vehicle with two wheels like a motorcycle (monotrace is the official term, I think) but which provides the comfort of a car. This is the convoluted story … Continue reading
This is a 1936 aerodynamic Harris steam car on display in the Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. Pretty amazing beastie.
The 1936 Delahaye Type 135 – a space-age car of the pre-war era.