Scuderia Mugshots, Part 2: ’71 Camaro Oct14

Scuderia Mugshots, P...

1971 Chevrolet Camaro 5.8 litre V8, 5 speed manual 2xxhp Bought 2009 Past I think this had been an LA car all it’s life. It was built in Van Nuys, orange with a saddle interior, a 350 V8 and a 3 speed manual. It’s possible the motor in it is matching numbers, I have never checked....

Scuderia Mugshots, Part 1: Bullitt Mustang Sep30

Scuderia Mugshots, P...

2001 Bullitt Mustang 4.6 litre V8, 5 speed manual 270hp Bought 2008 Photos by Carl Madson Past: Variously a daily driver and road trip companion for 50k miles, my first muscle car. The motor isn’t as torquey as many V8s, but between 4,000 and 6,000rpm it is the muscle car I dreamed of...

Scuderia Mugshots: Intro Sep23

Scuderia Mugshots: I...

There have been two catalysts prompting me to compose a series of updates on my own collection of crappy old cars: Firstly changes to my insurance necessitated that I take mugshots of certain members of the Scuderia. “A photo of all four sides of the car” is what they need. Not so...

Two Weddings and a Slow Funeral: Black Ford Mondeo ST24 part 2 Dec04

Two Weddings and a S...

Take 2: Bachelor Party When I returned to California, the Mondeo languished in some out-buildings on a farm in Worcestershire. With it resided the other cars to be used for the aformentioned bachelor party. The partiers, including Mr 125mph, worked quite hard on the car, with, if I am...

Channeling Jim Clark: Black Ford Mondeo ST24: part 1 Dec02

Channeling Jim Clark...

Ford Mondeo ST 24 “Black Bess” from Jonathan Summers on Vimeo. “…so eventually, I said “Mate, maybe you want to slacken off….”, I mean, we were doing 125mph on the M5 at 10 am on a Tuesday morning in this old piece of shyt with a Motorhead logo on the...

Neanderthal Muscle: 1963 Pontiac Grand Prix Mar28

Neanderthal Muscle: ...

Last year marked the half century since the assassination of John F Kennedy, a milestone in the lives of the baby boomer generation both in the US and abroad. Although never really one for conspiracy theories, even superficial engagement around this story leaves one with doubts around the...