woensdag 1 januari 2020

Hemmings Daily: The Jeep Hurricane’s ideas come full circle with Rivian’s tank turn

The Jeep Hurricane's ideas come full circle with Rivian's tank turn
Startup electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian made recent news by officially confirming a tank turn mode in its upcoming R1T pickup (it will also come on the R1S SUV). It's a neat trick, using the four independent motors to spin each side in tandem for zero-radius turns. The last time we remember such a thing in […]
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Syd Mead, Futurist, dies at 86
First reported by Autoline's John McElroy on Facebook, Futurist Syd Mead passed away this morning in his Pasadena, California home. He was 86 years old. Famous for his futuristic renderings seen in movies and concept art, Mead studied at Art Center School (now the Art Center College of Design) before joining Ford Motor Company's design […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1973 Citroen SM
U.S. market 1973 Citroen SM for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: One of 600 original 3.0L 5-Speed models made exclusively for the US market. The DOT mandated headlights have been replaced with the European turning headlights. The USA manifolds have also been replaced with stainless steel European headers and collectors. The failure-prone sodium-filled […]
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Five collector car hobby predictions for 2020, plus a few extras
2019 will go down as a year, that much is certain. Joking aside, whether or not 2019 was good depends on your perspective. There's no better example of this than the arrival of the mid-engine Corvette, which either tramples on decades of tradition or is a welcome evolution for America's Sports Car. Similarly, horsepower in […]
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Vancouver, British Columbia, 1980s
Date: circa 1980s Location: Arbutus Street and West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia Source: via City of Vancouver Archives What do you see here?
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1968 Land Rover Series 2A
It's a 1968 Land Rover Series 2A for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Here's a really nice 1968 Land Rover Series IIA. It's all original, with low miles, and mechanically sound. Straight body, beautiful interior, clean title, and very fun to drive. All the mechanics have been gone through with many upgrades: new […]
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1974
Date: 1974 Location: 4th St. SE and 13th Ave. SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota Source: Linda Gammell, via Hennepin County Library Digital Collections What do you see here?
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