But it's just something that I'm wondering, if I were Geely/Daimler, I might think it would be worth it to start owning Aston Martin if it could be bought so reasonably. Imagine how many Mercedes-Benz dealerships there are. If some of those dealerships co
10 years ago i went to the Renault dealership for the first time. I have been a fan of the small Clio Sport ever since the Mk2 came out around 2001-2002. Later on a couple of my friends bought the Mk3 phase 1 RS with 197 hp, in 2009 the phase 2 came out w
The engine was a V8 engine supplied by Mercedes-Benz. But the 500E was co-developed with Porsche. Much of the car was assembled at Porsche's factory (they're neighbored with Mercedes in Stuttgart) using Mercedes-Benz parts and bodies. The suspension was s
I shot the "pod" with a (very old) iPhone, hand held. The short focal length on the iPhone (28-30mm equivalent on a 35mm SLR) helps with depth of field, but also yields the distortions you can see on the Time Pyramid. No light box, but shot with indirect
Here's mine. Numbers-matching 1964 Porsche 356C, custom 1978 MGB that originally served as my daily driver 35 years ago, my current daily driver 1986 Jag XJ6, and the 1994 MB E420 I recently gifted my son after spending many years as my previous daily.
Art, Thanks for this info on the Chrysler Hemi prototype. Can I throw in some more? (for the complete article wtih illustrations (CLICK HERE) If you want a light engine that produces a good amount of power for its weight... you want a hemispherical combus
Some faults I've discovered with the Tesla. Mostly ergonomics and quality issues. My Mercedes-Benz has always had hydrophobic glass but the Tesla doesn't. All of my cars have always had a floor mounted gas pedal, the Tesla is top mounted (it's easier to b
The last paragraph is where the author speaks about his opinion on changes to come. From the article: "For lovers of unwieldy paramilitary luxury, the bad news is that the gas-powered G-Wagen is doomed. European emissions rules will kill it, kill it with