Autopia

When the Internet Comes For You …

First State Chevrolet in Delaware sold John and Debbie Hooper a new 2o12 Camaro ZL1. After they had put 10k miles on the car, there was a paint issue that still had not been resolved. Tom dropped the car off at the dealership for a bit of a respray and, when he returned, the car looked like this:

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Seems an employee of the dealership came in on a Sunday when it was closed and took the car out for a little joy ride. And wrapped it around a phone pole. Totaled.

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The Taxi of Tomorrow

It isn’t a hybrid. It isn’t wheelchair accessible. It certainly isn’t pretty.

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And now it isn’t going to happen:

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1959 Chevrolet Corvette

7:50 am Broadway in the 60s:

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Just blown away … and this was not a museum piece. Scratches on the side, sounded like it needed a tuneup. This car gets driven, which is nice.

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Did you know BMWs used to look like this?

1948 Plymouth Convertible

Awwww …

2012 Fisker Karma

For 100 grand, you could have one:

Aston Martin DBS

There’s only one Bond movie I haven’t seen – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Thanks for BBC-A and their James Bond marathon, I’m watching it now. The only thing I knew about the movie was that it was George Lazenby’s only appearance, and the car he drove was the gorgeous Aston Martin DBS – made from 1967 to 1972, and fewer than 800 were built:

What a gorgeous old thing.