Author Archives: Raphael Orlove
Vents on a ’60s Mustang fastback, Alphabet City, November 2008.
There is a very typical kind of drive for New York City sports car owners. Here’s how it goes, from the wheel of a 2014 Corvette.
Jalopnik finally managed to get a 2014 Corvette into the office, probably no small achievement thanks to a certain article published there. Travis and I went out for a drive to take pictures, and I ended up kind of falling … Continue reading
After seeing this story on ScoutingNY and then this one in the NYT, I decided to take the Baja to the post-apocalyptic, soon-to-be-demolished Willets Point to get a cracked wheel welded. It was as bizarre an outing as I’d had … Continue reading
At the Spadaro Memorial Drive this year. First time seeing one in the flesh. It is bizarre.
In my first week with a proper camera, I found this 1990 Caprice on one of my favorite streets around the corner from me. I wrote a little something about the car two years ago this month with a few … Continue reading
Back in 2011, I found it hard to wrap my head around the C-pillar of the then-new Jaguar XJ. Then one drove through the intersection by my dorm and I managed to get a few good looks at the car … Continue reading
This is the first view you get of the whole Central Valley, driving north from LA. It is blanketed in haze in the summer, when two elementary school friends and I drove from New York to our hometown not far … Continue reading
On West Side Drive, a 550 Spyder replica meets the low setting sun. Challenge for driver and passenger.
At Gullwing Motorcars in Queens last summer. Wiping sweat from my eyes, the cars melting together.