Category Archives: ORCNYC
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.
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
For a moment it all seemed very straightforward. He wanted something sporty, something distinctive, something stylish, something usable…
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
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.
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
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:
Der Schreckliche Anfang […] Denn das Schöne ist nichts als des Schrecklichen Anfang, den wir noch grade ertagen, und wir bewundern es so, weil es gelassen verschmäht, uns zu zerstören […] -Rilke, Die Erste Elegie
Two of the other pedestrians who stopped to talk about the Dino couldn’t believe that the owner had left the sunroof open. “In New York?” they’d say, or ” “Before, man, you could never do that.”
the best name in the auto industry I was listening to Olivier Renaud-Clément talk about his four-car garage on the New York Times and something that he said stood out to me.