Cars

Ouch

Chrisso Rheault

Wed Apr 16 2014 22:26:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

some very lucky close calls from the 72nd Goodwood Members' Meeting

Chrisso Rheault

Sun Apr 06 2014 20:12:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

£40K for a delorean. yes it's been restored and has only 2500 miles, but . . .

Chrisso Rheault

Tue Mar 25 2014 18:15:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Wait for it . . .

Look closely at this shot of the Empire State

Chrisso Rheault

Mon Mar 31 2014 00:05:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

'Brazil's Guilherme Spinelli, stuck in a flooded river during Stage 8 between Salta and Tucuman, Argentina, on January 12, 2013.'

at what point did someone say 'Yeah, we can get across that'?

Chrisso Rheault

Mon Mar 10 2014 22:09:49 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A guy in England has built a road legal, Daewoo based, not-so tiny Tiny Tikes car

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Mar 01 2014 16:15:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Short video of Lady Penelope in her Rolls Royce FAB 1 from the British 1960's tv show Thunderbirds. The show featured puppets and was remade as a movie recently.

Gerry Anderson created all the vehicles for this and other shows of the era. He is credited with coining the phrase 'Supercar' tho' for a tv show of the same name.

Chrisso Rheault

Tue Feb 18 2014 22:58:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

I say just do a mechanical restoration, leave body work alone. it's mostly just dirty

The ultimate fixer-upper. Courtesy of Barn Finds:

There are few cars I dream of owning more than an Aston Martin DB4, so naturally when I saw this barn find that Gulling Motor Cars recently discovered, I knew it had to be featured. It is not listed on their site, but we just received an email with the photos. The asking price is sky high, but it is the kind of barn find that many of us dream of. It is a super rare, ultra valuable and highly desirable sports car that was stashed in an actual barn and forgotten for decades. Aston Martin values keep climbing and unless Gullwing were to move the decimal point a few spots, I guess I will just have to keep dreaming and hoping that I will stumble across one in an old barn myself.

The barn hasn’t been friendly to this Aston, it is covered in dirt and grime. It also has plenty of dents and scratches from barn life. For unexplained reasons, this makes it more interesting to look at. It’s like a train wreck that you want to look away from, but just can’t take your eyes off of. I’m not sure if David Brown would be proud of this sight or enraged that one of his beauties had been left in such conditions. From the little information that Gullwing provided, this was imported from the UK in the ’70s by the previous owner. The 85 year old gentleman claims to have only driven it for a few years and then parked in the barn. Who in their right mind could park something as beautiful as a DB4 and never drive it again? Perhaps there were mechanical issues that lead to its exile to the barn or perhaps the owner simply grew tired of it?

If you have $325k to spend on a car though, it’s doubtful that condition is much of a concern though. Obviously it will take someone with deep pockets to bring this one back to life, but given the desirability there is doubt that there are a few collectors out there who would love to get their hands on it. Whether I will ever get the chance to drive a DB4, I don’t know, but for the time being I will keep dreaming of the day when I can open that aluminum clad door and take a seat behind the wood rimmed steering wheel. Does anyone here share my dream or is there a different car that you lust after?

Chrisso Rheault

Fri Feb 14 2014 00:05:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Cisitalia at retromobile 2014

Chrisso Rheault

Sun Feb 09 2014 09:23:11 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

just a few camping accessories

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Feb 01 2014 01:12:08 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Lumma designs concept based on the BMW i8. Swoon?

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Feb 01 2014 01:15:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Not your typical school run

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Feb 01 2014 01:17:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

It was all fine till the landing . . .

Chrisso Rheault

Wed Jan 29 2014 20:14:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Akiko Wakabayash in 'You Only Live Twice'

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Jan 25 2014 01:25:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

the gadgets behind the seats of the 'You Only Live Twice' Toyota 2000 GT

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Jan 25 2014 01:29:07 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

The Toyota 2000 GT from 'You Only Live Twice'

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Jan 25 2014 01:32:59 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

smokin' gn

Chrisso Rheault

Sat Jan 25 2014 02:28:31 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

What's the car?

Chrisso Rheault

Tue Jan 21 2014 23:00:15 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Very early Beatles promo shot. What's the car?

Chrisso Rheault

Wed Jan 15 2014 16:50:56 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Would love to know the story. You couldn't drive a Model T for 6 days on one tank of gas, could you?

Chrisso Rheault

Wed Jan 08 2014 23:04:23 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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