The Ruxton is one of the rarest and most unique automobiles of the Classic Era, combining innovative front-wheel-drive engineering with bold, avant-garde styling. Today, nearly three-quarters of all cars sold are front-wheel-drive, but during the late 1920s and early 1930s this drive layout was a foreign concept to most, except for a limited number of engineers and racing drivers. Continue reading Eye On Design: 1930 Ruxton Front Drive Sedan→
The Vespa 400 is a rear-engined micro car, produced by ACMA (Ateliers de construction de motocycles et accessoires) from 1957 to 1961. The 400s were built in France under license from Piaggo Group, Italy, the famous maker of millions of Vespa motor scooters.
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!
Oh, what fun it is to spot treasures in the trash. I can’t help but wonder what decided the sad fate of this very fun-looking pink toy car, whose official name is the Disney Minnie Mouse Hot Rod Coupe Ride-On Toy by Kid Trax. While this polka dot marvel does not look terribly Hot Rod-like to me, it sure is a sweet ride. Let’s check it out!