Tag Archives: car

Esprit V8

As a young kid growing up in the 70s watching Bond movies, the Lotus Esprit that became a SAM launching submarine made a big impact on me.  The next movie also had an Esprit, this time in turbo form, but … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Senna!

Exotics@RTC brings plenty of jazzy cars including lots of McLarens as I posted here.  The one car I was hoping to see at some point was a Senna.  I figured with all of the IT cash floating around the area, … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Automated Chevy Bolt

The Chevy Bolt is not the sort of car that would normally grab my attention.  This one did though.  It was at The Henry Ford (even if it is a Chevy) and it is tricked out with all sorts of … Continue reading

Posted in photo, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ferrari F40

Super cars have come a long way.  Now they are ridiculously powerful and also very technologically advanced.  A supercar from the 80s has a very sparse feel to it in comparison.  Coming across a Ferrari F40 was quite a throwback … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

One of My Dream Rally Cars

The 80s was a time of some crazy cars in the rally world.  Rallying was a big deal in those days and the impact it had on car sales was significant.  The hot hatches were heavily influenced by rally based … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Old BMWs

My visits to Exotics@RTC provide an interesting mix of different vehicles.  On one Saturday morning, there were a few older BMWs on display.  I have never been particularly interested in owning BMWs but the old ones catch my eye, probably … Continue reading

Posted in Pacific Northwest, photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whose Trains Are These?

Chicago was a stop off on a work trip.  We were on final approach to O’Hare and I was looking out of the window at the industrial areas that surround the airport.  There are rail tracks scattered throughout these areas … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, photo, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mustang No. 1

Since The Henry Ford is a museum founded by a Ford, it is no surprise that they have some significant Ford vehicles on display.  This includes the number one Mustang.  It looks quite different from what followed it, an example … Continue reading

Posted in photo, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Icy Wing Mirror

Winter frosts can produce some great patterns of ice on objects. This shot was taken of a wing mirror of a car that had grown some lovely looking ice crystals.  RAW can be your friend in situations like this because … Continue reading

Posted in photo | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Someone Unpleasant’s Car

This car sits in the Lyon Air Museum.  As you get close, you realize just how sturdy a vehicle it is.  It was used to inspect the Polish front by Hitler.  Weird to think that someone as infamous as that … Continue reading

Posted in photo | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment