Category Archives: ORCNYC

The ORC Cars, Part 7

After four years in the garage, the 1967 Maserati Ghibli is running, dropping off its owner on Bond Street when there are no trans-European tours to complete.  Advertisements

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Dreaming of the driver’s seat

Diese sehnsüchtige Gefühl gebt einen anderen Blick auf dieser Foto. Vorher dachte ich immer an den Design-Elementen dieses Dino 308GT4. Aber heute denke ich nur an den implizierten Fahrer und meiner Lust zum Wegfliehen. Oftens findet man Elementen von Fantasie … Continue reading

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The ORC Cars, Part 6

For a moment it all seemed very straightforward. He wanted something sporty, something distinctive, something stylish, something usable…

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The ORC Cars, Part 5

Sitting there in that wire-framed chair, wrapped in the swirls of yet another cigarette, amidst (or maybe nestled within) a full loft of expertly chosen / smartly arranged / wonderfully classic design, I listened to Olivier Renaud-Clément describe first the multi-million … Continue reading

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The ORC Cars, Part 4

We had stepped out of our terrestrial Earth-vehicle and back into the spaceship and as we were engaging the hyperspace modules, spooling up on Bleeker Street, I noticed out the window a human male taking a picture of our Earth-vehicle.

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Dream Cars: The Red Ferrari / 1985 Corvette

It’s a tricky proposition, your dream car. The one car you could have if you could only have one. On the one hand, you might take the question seriously; space, comfort, style, speed, quality – what car has them all? … Continue reading

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The ORC Cars, Part 3.2

To understand the lunacy of this vehicle, let us turn to the section on low-volume manufacturers in the 1970s, from James A. Laux’s The European Auto Industry:

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