Aug20

Pebble Beach: just f...

Two more vignettes showing that Pebble Beach is not only for the rich: “I had significant influence in how those cars drove….” A few years ago I did an event with Alain de Cadenet, and during our time together, we discussed how one can get paid to talk about cars, and he told me “We (...

Feb11

Significant Mileston...

Last week a car was inducted into the Library of Congress, alongside the site of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Statue of Liberty. The important point here is that cars are being recognized as part of what it is to be American. Implicit in this is that the use of cars – driving them on...

Morris Marina: Are A...

In 1995 Ford Europe introduced a new Fiesta, remembered chiefly for it’s perfectly horrid fish-faced grille. At the same time, they kept the old body-style around, perhaps for those who did not want to look as if they were trapped in an oversize guppy, in a poverty spec. special...

Oct07

Flawed Icons of Amer...

Tulsa, Okla 10th April Mr. Henry Ford Detroit Mich. Dear Sir: — While I still have got breath in my lungs I will tell you what a dandy car you make. I have drove Fords exclusively when I could get away with one. For sustained speed and freedom from trouble the Ford has got ever...

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