Category: Automotive Reports

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LACar Contributor Harold Osmer’s Stunning 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Was Nationally Featured

LACar Contributor Harold Osmer’s Stunning 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 Was Nationally Featured

Harold’s period-correct 1966 Ford Galaxie 500 was featured as the cover photo on an article written by Autoweek. Notes below by Harold Osmer. If you obtain a fully restored, period correct 1966 Ford Galaxie 500, you will be confronted with drum brakes, three-speed transmission, and woefully inadequate climate control system. Nostalgia can take you only...

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Autos, Autonomy, And The Quest For Immunity

Autos, Autonomy, And The Quest For Immunity

Finding ways to feel at peace in our cars while following proper hygiene, could be our ticket to communion with fellow humans. The first weekend, (March 20-21) of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s “Safer at Home” public health order was unlike any that any of us have seen before. Typically congested freeways were predominantly free from...

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Introducing the Purpose-Built All-Electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400

Introducing the Purpose-Built All-Electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400

Cover your eyes, purists, this might hurt. Everyone else, don’t bother with ear plugs. This drag demon is harmless to your hearing. Drag strips are inherently loud and aromatic in the best way. That’s why we love them, isn’t it? If the bleachers aren’t rattling like metal maracas, the cars need to be louder. Roaring...

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#TBT: The Petersen Museum on “Shared Architecture, But Different Designs”

#TBT: The Petersen Museum on “Shared Architecture, But Different Designs”

Our friends at the Petersen Automotive Museum have released their newest edition of #TBT, which talks about the Volkswagen MQB chassis and the roots of the brand. EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth edition of #ThrowbackThursday, which talks about some unknown Volkswagen lore and fascinating tidbits on a weekly basis. All content and photos are courtesy...

 

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