maandag 13 april 2020

Hemmings Daily: Hemmings Find of the Day: 1974 Jensen Interceptor III

Hemmings Find of the Day: 1974 Jensen Interceptor III
As Richard Lentinello wrote in a previous story, "If you mixed the incomparable style of Italian coachwork with the reliable power and tire-spinning torque of a big American V-8, coupled with an inviting British interior of wood and leather, plus a gauge-filled instrument panel, what would you get? Simple. A Jensen Interceptor." And our latest […]
Lees verder

The V-12 will continue: Lamborghini's chief engineer on the history and future of a dozen cylinders
Maurizio Reggiani, Lamborghini's chief technical officer is smitten with the V-12 engine. "The V-12 represents, the peak of excellence," he says. Though he's an engine engineer by training—he was the lead engine designer for Maserati in the Eighties and for Bugatti during the quad-turbo V-12 EB110 era in the Nineties—his affection is more than career-oriented. […]
Lees verder

Hemmings Find of the Day: 1994 Chevrolet Impala SS
Low-mileage, preserved 1994 Chevrolet Impala SS for sale on Hemmings.com: Up for sale is my 1994 Chevrolet Impala SS. This is an early production (3/94 first month of manufacture) car that I purchased from the original PA owner in 2015. Only 6033 examples were built in 1994. The car has always been garaged and never […]
Lees verder

In the hunt to break the land-speed record, Rosco McGlashan's pretty much the last one standing
On the one hand, according to Rosco McGlashan, plenty of people have told him that they too intend to build a vehicle that'll break the world land-speed record, typically by building on the work he's already put in toward that goal over the last 11 years. "I can name seven people in Australia who said […]
Lees verder

What's all the fuss about Cannonball cross-country records?
Last week, a team of drivers set off to break the existing coast-to-coast driven speed record–from the Red Ball Garage in Brooklyn, New York to the Portofino Hotel in Redondo Beach, California – a path that followed that of the immortal Cannonball Run, a civil-disobedience tour de force. The new record, set in a 2019 […]
Lees verder

Counterpoint: Yes, Cannonball records are irresponsible and stupid
Last week, a team of self-promotional morons set off to break the existing coast-to-coast driven speed record. My colleague and fellow Hemmings editor Jeff Koch recently wrote about the media response. I'm here for the counterpoint, which is to say I think the general consensus of the automotive media, Car and Driver included, is correct. The […]
Lees verder

Vancouver, 1980s
Date: circa mid-1980s Location: Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Source: via City of Vancouver Archives What do you see here?
Lees verder