April 2012

Chasing down The Beast

April 13, 2012
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In 2009, while President Obama was in China, some lunatic decided it’d be a great idea to zoom past the motorcade and pull up alongside the President’s limo.  That limo, known as “The Beast” is a veritable tank, but it’s those Suburbans you really want to stay away from.  The first video shows this idiot’s […]

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SRT Viper – Corporate Cousin of the Ferrari 458

April 11, 2012
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  At this year’s New York International Auto Show, Chrysler unveiled the brand new 2013 SRT Viper.  While plenty has already been written about the car, there’s one point I haven’t seen mentioned that I thought was interesting. Unlike any Viper before it, this new one is a corporate cousin of the current Ferraris (and Maseratis) you […]

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The Tripoli Grand Prix

April 6, 2012
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One of my absolute favorite races, the Tripoli Grand Prix looks like something straight out of an Indiana Jones film.  Check out the cars being unloaded from their ships, and be sure not to miss what happens at 6:58. This is an era when automotive racing teams were considered de-facto representatives of their native countries. […]

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Bertha Benz – Mother of the Automobile

April 4, 2012
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This isn’t your typical “behind every great man there is a woman” story where we gush over some famous guy’s wife who did little more than cheer him on.  No.  Bertha Benz, all on her own, was an amazing individual and without question deserves the title of “Mother of the Automobile”. When Bertha was 10, […]

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And we’re off!

April 2, 2012
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I’m finishing up a few things behind the scenes, but I think we’re ready for our first post!  Coming up later this week, I’ll be starting out with one of the two stories that made me want to create this blog in the first place.  Beyond that, expect plenty of  photos, videos, and other car-related […]

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