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Rotary Motorcycles: Suzuki Re5 & Hercules W2000

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S3D formats. If you mention rotary powered motorcycles in the US, the most common name … Continue reading

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Driving In A (Satellite Radio) Winter Wonderland

Let me be clear: I love my satellite radio. Sure, it’s programming is homogenized and sterilized, sort of the USA Today of the airwaves, meant to be everything to everybody but lacking in character or soul. Still, when I’m in … Continue reading

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Cadillac Brings Back Tail Fins

 Tail fins on the 2012 Cadillac SRX Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S3D formats. While there is some dispute, most … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

Unless you’re a terrible procrastinator, you’ve probably already put your classic car or summertime plaything into hibernation for the winter.  If not, and if you live in a northern climate, it is high time that you do. I’ve culled the … Continue reading

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Everyone Likes Slot Cars – Even Racing Champions

I don’t expect that Justin Bell’s new webcast for eBaymotors, the World’s Fastest Car Show, to savage automakers and journalists alike in Baruthian fashion. Justin’s show is there to help eBay sell cars. Still, I think that that short 7-10 … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Hybrid Electric Car? A Petty Government Bureaucrat @ The EPA, That’s Who!

Victor Wouk with his hybrid car, EPA lab, Ann Arbor, Michigan circa 1973 It’s the kind of story Hollywood normally loves: An independent genius’ invention ends up being suppressed by powerful interests. In Tucker: A Man and His Dream, political … Continue reading

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(Still) Found By The Side Of The Road: 1968 LTD

Earlier this year I posted a dispatch from Door County (Wis.) regarding a 1968 Ford LTD that had been sitting in the front yard of a house along Highway 42 with a For Sale sign on it for several years … Continue reading

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Antique Auto Advertising: Ford Motion Picture Laboratories – A Silent Film Tour Through The Rouge Complex

From 1913 until 1933, Ford produced its own promotional and instructional films with Ford Motion Picture Laboratories. Here’s a silent film promoting the huge Rouge complex. From the looks of the station hacks showing a group of people arriving for … Continue reading

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1970 SAMCO Cord – Sorta Kinda Almost A Real Cord

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S-3D formats. After E.L. Cord’s automotive dreams collapsed in bankruptcy in the late 1930s, a … Continue reading

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New Lightweight Loti

Lotus CEO Dany Bahar has gotten a lot of criticism for the fact that the new cars that they’ve announced are all much heavier than previous Lotus cars. The now shelved new Elan was going to be 25% heavier than … Continue reading

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