Sunday, April 29, 2012

I'm Going Off The Rails On A Crazy Train

I'm Going Off The Rails On a Crazy Train

Monday, April 9, 2012

Yul Brynner Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

...Classic Celebrity Car Coolness...

Yul Brynner 
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster
October 1956

Yul Brynner is pictured below in his Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster as he pulls up to the premiere of the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille blockbuster named The Ten Commandments. Yul Brynner played Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II in the movie, which to date remains one of the highest grossing movies in history.

Friday, April 6, 2012

All-New Mercedes-Benz GL SUV

All-New Mercedes-Benz GL SUV

Mercedes-Benz just formally showcased the completely redesigned Mercedes-Benz GL which they dubbed "The S Class of SUV's." I have to say I think the all-new GL is an absolute winner. Ironically, it share the same chassis as the recently introduced Mercedes-Benz M Class SUV, but the GL is wider and over a foot longer.

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche Founder of Porsche Design Belongs To The Ages

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
Founder of Porsche Design
Belongs To The Ages

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, better known as F.A. Porsche passed away yesterday at the age of 76. He was the grandson of the founder of Porsche, Ferdinand Porsche. F.A. Porsche was a revolutionary German industrial designer, and among other things he designed the original Porsche 911. His father Ferry Porsche was responsible for designing its predecessor, the Porsche 356.

F.A. Porsches is pictured above with his 911 Targa design, and with his Porsche 911 which he designed in 1962 , and presented at the Frankfurt Auto show in 1963, as a 1964 model.

F.A. Porsche is pictured below with his Porsche 911 design team in Germany. F.A. Porsche was only 25 years old when he designed the Porsche 911.

F.A. Porsche is pictured above inspecting the rear mounted, water cooled engine in his Porsche 911 creation. He is pictured below in his design studio working on the original design of the Porsche 911, which to this day, remains one of the most classic sport cars.