Category Archives: Ford

The Path to Fiat Chrysler’s Future Doesn’t Lead Through This Door

  The admission was as breathtaking for its honesty as for its implications. FCA chief Sergio Marchionne admitted that his designers (“dummies”, his word) screwed up the rear doors on the Chrysler 200 when they copied the door opening and … Continue reading

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Is This Engine The Reason You Drive From the Left Side of Your Car?

It seems so logical. Public roads are divided into at least two lanes. In the U.S. we drive on the right hand side of the road. Therefore, it only makes sense that we would sit on the left side of … Continue reading

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The Original: 1965 Ford GT40 – 3D Photos

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer The new Ford GT, introduced at the Detroit auto show this … Continue reading

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Look What I Found: It’s Not What You Think

  Rummaging around some of my photos from earlier this year, I stumbled on images of a car that was parked outside the hotel I was staying at in Dearborn during the Woodward Avenue Dream Cruise. I always had a … Continue reading

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A Weekend Orgy of Wisconsin Car Shows, part 3: Sunday Surprise

[There are plenty of reasons to look forward to summer but for auto enthusiasts it’s all about car shows.  Sure, some parts of the country are lucky enough to have car show weather year round but here in the Midwest … Continue reading

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A Weekend Orgy of Wisconsin Car Shows, part 1: Friday in Monroe

[There are plenty of reasons to look forward to summer but for auto enthusiasts it’s all about car shows.  Sure, some parts of the country are lucky enough to have car show weather year round but here in the Midwest … Continue reading

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Automotive Oddities: The Magic Skyway Mustang

Lee Iococca left no marketing stone unturned when the Ford Mustang was launched in 1964.  It was a happy coincidence, perhaps, that the New York World’s Fair would be opening about the same time as the Mustang’s introduction, giving Iococca … Continue reading

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The Car, The Milestone, The Mustang

The Mustang at 50.  It’s a milestone that some people don’t achieve, let alone an automobile.  The Chevrolet Suburban and Corvette are the only two U. S. name plates that have been around longer and the Corvette’s history is a … Continue reading

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A Horse By Any Other Name?

As the Ford Mustang’s 50th anniversary approaches (I will be attending the celebration in Charlotte, N.C.) and we reflect on the rather singular accomplishment of an automotive nameplate staying in continuous production for half a century, we might also reflect … Continue reading

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Roy Lunn Gallery: Mustang I Concept

To view the entire photo gallery in 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player , here for an HTML applet, or here for an HTML5 viewer In the early 1960s, an idea that had been percolating around … Continue reading

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