Category Archives: NYC

The Baja Bug goes to Willets Point

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

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Lost in a Ferrari 512 BB

At the Spadaro Memorial Drive this year. First time seeing one in the flesh. It is bizarre.

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Lost in a 1990 Chevrolet Caprice, Part 2

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

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Jaguar XJ, Bowery and Bleecker

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

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Porsche 550 Spyder vs The Sun

On West Side Drive, a 550 Spyder replica meets the low setting sun. Challenge for driver and passenger.

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A Porsche 356 In A Ferrari Testarossa

At Gullwing Motorcars in Queens last summer. Wiping sweat from my eyes, the cars melting together.

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What Fast Looks Like: Plymouth Arrow

Broke the Baja twice in 24 hours, covered something near 400 miles in it in anyway. It’s all good because I got to rallycross this orange, rally-prepped 1979 Plymouth Arrow thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. There were … Continue reading

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Ford Focus ST and a Warning

Why is it that I feel like this sign on Riverside Drive (known for semi-regular auto break-ins) was drawn up with exactly this Focus ST in mind?

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Fascination of the Boring: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT

The US car market is possibly the best in the world, but we’re always griping that we don’t get the high-quality family hatchbacks that are so common in Europe. Strangely enough, we do get the Euro-spec Elantra GT is, and … Continue reading

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Lincoln Continental Town Car

Lincoln Continental Town Car. From the mid-late ’70s. Not quite nineteen and a half feet long. Upper West Side, Summer 2013.

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