Advertisement

"Shut The Front Door: The Isetta Story" Part I - Iso And The Egg That Hatched A Sports Car Legend

The phrase “outside the box” gets bandied around a lot, especially in today’s “disruption” culture. But, how often does something come along that really is completely outside the box? And, what is this box anyway? Wikipedia says the phrase came from the 9 Dots Puzzle which has to be solved by literally drawing outside…

Catching Crooks In Cool Cars

I was recently lamenting that the days of a guy in a cool car solving crimes on t.v. is over. There may be a couple holdovers, but they’re nothing like Rockford’s Firebird, or the General Lee. Those cars were as much a character as the humans on their respective shows. I also got to wondering where it all started.…

The Most Important Car Company You Know Nothing About - The Incredible Story Of Glas And The Goggomobil

As some of you know, microcars are my jam. I wish I could have one of each. And it all started for me when I first saw a Goggomobil in person. It blew me away. The name, first of all, is just wonderful. Goggomobil. It’s fun to say and is perfect for something that looks like that. Speaking of which, come on. It’s just…

Advertisement

The Panhards of Cuba

A couple weeks ago, on one of the random weird car Facebook groups I apparently liked at some point, someone posted a photo of a Panhard PL17 they took in Cuba. I was fascinated. We all know about the classic American cars that still trundle along Havana streets powered by incredible assortments of car parts, but I…