Maxxuman
Maxxuman
1/13/20
11:12 PM
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I remember seeing it, along with many other Mickey Thomson cars, in magazines back in the ‘60's. It was cool then as state of the art hot rodder’s tech and it’s cool that he managed to use it to set a record so much later. But it’s not a surprise that sponsors weren’t lining up - the risks attached to the record bid Read more

1/13/20
11:01 PM
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Agreed, and you left out the bit about how it could get you killed.

1/12/20
4:10 PM
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Well, he’s a part Lebanese crook and scoundrel, so...

1/1/20
3:00 PM
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Looks a bit like a Tesla Cyberbike might in the first picture.

12/30/19
12:16 PM
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Yep, McNerney was there until 2015, throughout the period mentioned in the piece.

12/29/19
4:15 PM
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My former brother in law had one. It really was huge.

12/27/19
10:39 AM
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Can’t say I miss the brand at all, but the original Toronado is an underappreciated classic in my opinion. Read more

12/23/19
12:30 PM
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My father in law in Florida has a later model red one with beige top. He claims some guy pulled up next to him at a light one day and said he’d prefer his car over a Ferrari. He never lets us forget about it.

12/21/19
5:04 PM
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I guess that ab purge wasn’t working so well for Capt Kirk in the first series.

12/20/19
5:12 PM
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She actually ducked, remembered the Alamo was next to her and jumped over in that direction just before the hit.

12/18/19
6:42 PM
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My guess is it was in Pakistan judging by their attire. (I lived there for 3 years)

12/18/19
1:28 PM
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Nice shots. That steering wheel hub and surrounds and the gauge cluster looks like a throwback to 1950's concept cars. Can’t imagine how they’d fit an airbag in there.

12/17/19
9:33 PM
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Wrong word - he’s abusing power, not using it. There’s a difference, which isn’t so subtle for those of us with the sense to recognize it.

12/15/19
5:54 PM
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What’s with all the German speaker’s in Canada?

12/10/19
4:48 PM
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I’m also Australian but live in the US. I’m sure there are now some people back home who’ve started calling utes pickups as well (particularly now that those that are car based are being phased out). But I think they’re in the minority, like those who use the term SUV.