Archive For The “Feature Car Articles” 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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Mystery Car: ’68 Pontiac Banshee II

By | September 19, 2012

A few days ago, this image popped up in my Facebook newsfeed: At first glance, it appeared to be a scan of an old magazine ad. Nothing remarkable about that; the Internet is lousy with them. But the longer I looked, the more intrigued I became. What the heck is this car, anyhow? The triangular […]

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Driven: Fisker Karma

By | May 19, 2012

Henrik Fisker, founder of Fisker Automotive, is no stranger to the automotive industry. Contrary to popular belief, the Karma isn’t exactly his first car.  Let me explain. Fisker has designed several recognizable cars over the years.  Most notable are the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin DB9.  In 2005 he created Fisker Coachbuild, a company […]

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Driven: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

By | March 28, 2012

In 1963 Porsche launched the 901 at the Frankfurt Auto Show.  A year later a production version was shown in Paris and a month after production started the name was changed to 911 thanks to Peugeot and their claim to ownership of “0″ as the middle digit to their models. 49 years later, the 911 […]

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Question Of The Decade: Why Is There No Miata Coupe?

By | August 19, 2011

For a car guy or girl virtually anywhere in the world, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is a staple name among the greatest sports cars ever. It’s not the fastest, not the best looking, not the most powerful, and definitely not the rarest car on the market today but it is by far and away one […]

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