Following author Ian Fleming’s specifications that James Bond drive a gadget-laden, Aston Martin, the Aston Martin DB5 was introduced as James Bond’s first Q Branch-modified vehicle in the film Goldfinger (1964). With its essential, Britishness, bespoke, craftsmanship, and sleek, classic styling, the DB5 was an appropriate fit for the debonair secret agent. Continue reading Eye On Design: James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5
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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Tesla!
I hate Elon Musk, but this Pink Tesla, which I spotted on 14th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues one recent evening, is an admittedly nice-looking car. I had never seen one before in person, and I admit I was impressed. Because, Pink Car!
Eye On Design: 2002 Jaguar XKR Convertible From Die Another Day
In the film Die Another Day, an epic car chase between James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) and the diamond-studded henchman Zao (Rick Yune) plays out across a frozen lake and inside the melting Ice palace. Continue reading Eye On Design: 2002 Jaguar XKR Convertible From Die Another Day
The Most Popular Classic Car Models in the UK
The automotive industry in the United Kingdom really started to develop in the 1910s, with famous brands like Jaguar or Austin, before experiencing its heyday after the Second World War. In the 1950s, the UK was the second largest car producing country in the world, but since the end of the 1980s, everything has changed. Many brands have disappeared from the automotive market or have been bought by foreign companies. Continue reading The Most Popular Classic Car Models in the UK
Sweet Ride of the Day: Silver AC Cobra!
This Silver AC Cobra (also known as a Ford/Shelby Cobra) was parked in front of the Galeria Melissa store on Greene Street when I was there the other week for the Sebastian Errazuriz launch party. Continue reading Sweet Ride of the Day: Silver AC Cobra!