Archive For The “Cars/Manufacturers” Category

From Whence Orange Blossom Special?

By | August 11, 2016

  One of auto racing’s tried and true car names, Orange Blossom Special, originated with Seaboard Airline Railroad’s fast and luxurious passenger trains connecting New York City through several rail lines to Palm Beach, Florida, eventually extending to Miami. states from 1927 through 1953, excepting a short WWII break, one of the period’s rail […]

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Ford Again Seeks Le Mans Domination

By | June 17, 2016

Will Lightning Strike Again?   So driving your heart out, making your shifts over the last 24 hours, busting your bearings against the world’s most iconic brands and drivers, proving you, Ken Miles and Dennis Hulme behind the wheel of a Ford 7 liter powered GT40 Mark II supercar deserve a rousing trophy hoist in […]

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Racing News: New Porsche 911 RSR enters testing phase

By | May 13, 2016

What do you do with life after winning the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship for GT car makers? Sit around and wait for the competition to catch up to you? Are you kidding me!!? No, just like Porsche, you start the next day, building the next race car. And you ask some of your friends […]

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The Datsun 240z: Collectors Era

By | August 12, 2015

I’ve always been fond the nostalgic Japanese cars.  Partly because they are about the only “classic” cars I can afford, partly because I see their future value, and mostly because the Japanese just do things right — unless we’re talking bosozoku… that’s just weird. I got my first taste of future Japanese classic metal when […]

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‘Murica! Meet the 2016 Camaro, Viper, and Mustang

By | May 21, 2015

May has been a big month for American automakers.  We have seen the arrivals of a redesign and new variant, and some tweaks to some of America’s most American cars, the Chevy Camaro, Dodge Viper, and Ford Mustang.  No matter what your flavor of GM, Mopar, or Blue Oval there is something for everyone. The […]

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New York Auto Show 2015

By | April 27, 2015

The 2015 New York Auto Show was mediocre at best this year with very few interesting announcements.  Most of the new cars unveiled were on a much smaller scale in terms of interestingness but they were cars you will see on the road on a daily basis.  Things like a new Chevy Malibu and a […]

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