Thursday, August 27, 2015

Fitch Phoenix

Racer and fighter pilot John Cooper Fitch decided to take the Chevrolet Corvair and turn it in to something a lot more sporty and exclusive.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

BMW 1602e

I was under the naive impression that BMW’s involvement in electric cars was a more recent thing, say the last 20 years or so, but after watching a recent video (see below) I was amazed to find out it first produced one in 1972. Not only that but it had a role in the Olympics of the same year!!!!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Toyota TAC3

A small four wheel drive, three seat concept from Toyota from 1983. It even came with a trailer that would hold an additional four wheels for some serious off-roading!!!!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Scirocco Register 2015 National Meet

There’s one event in the year I cannot miss and this year it was essential I attend partly due to the fact I now I help run the Scirocco Register so I had a hand in arranging and promoting it!!!!! In fact it’s been part of my life, as with the others behind the scenes, for the last six months or so, with constant forum and social media updates to keep the momentum going.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Random Video- How Synchromesh Works

Come on we've all heard its name and wondered how it actually works, so here's another one of those ever so simple explanations from the 1930's by Chevrolet, well worth 10 minutes of your time to learn something new-


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Ghia Selene

This caught my eye due to its resemblance to the Renault 900 concept that was built in the same year, with the forward control/ rear engine layout. This though was built by styling house Ghia in 1959 and penned by stylist Tom Tjaarda.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Citroën GS Camargue

I saw this over on Facebook and just had to know more. Based on a bland GS, the styling house worked their magic to create this 2 door 2+2 seater grand tourer with its oh do Citroen looks blended with the, at the time, modern “wedge”.