GUILTY PLEASURES | Adams Probe 16

Image credit: Kobac

As a designer, I take great pleasure in holding up quirky, unusual cars as something to be cherished — mainly because it makes my cohorts cringe in disgust.  But let’s face it.  How many truly unusual cars are being built today?   Could you even mass produce an unusual car today?   What an irony that a car intended to represent the future of auto design is now more indicative of what we *cannot* do as designers. [..]

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WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN | Shadow DN1

1973 was a curious time in Formula One.  James Hunt was arriving on the scene just as Jackie Stewart was planning his retirement.  The Ferrari team were wallowing in a valley of competitive nadir.  And a new team in an all-black livery was making their series debut.  At one point, the future looked very promising for them.  But the cold realities of competition at the F1 level soon took their toll. [..]

FANTASY GARAGE | NSU Ro80

The list of cars that look dated is endless.  The list of timeless cars is a short one. Shorter still is the list of cars that seem to look better as the years go on.  You can see where I’m going with this. [..]

WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN  |  Ford F3L

Photo credit: Brian Snelson

The GT 40 is obviously Ford’s greatest sports car creation.  Both visually stunning and successful on the track.  Here is another Ford that accomplished the former, but not the latter… another tantalizing glimpse at what might have been. [..]

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