I read the title as a jab at Mario Andretti.
1959 was an angry year for american cars.
1. 2013 R18 Longtail
It seems Jalopnik is really sensitive about gender in the auto industry...
How about the Antarctic Snow Cruiser? Built during WWII to set up outposts in Antarctica after it was believed that Hitler was coming after it. The whole program ultimately failed but the thing could sustain the crew of 5 for a year and had a friggin plane on the roof!
Someone will need to help me find the source again, but way back in 2010 or thereabouts some car magazine ran an article claiming GM wasn't going to renew Pontiac's name trademark and that Toyota was going to buy the name and recreate the brand. Sorry I don't have sources, but here's some rally cars that came outta…
It's just a watch advertising thing. Watch companies have almost universally deemed 10:10 or there-around as the most aesthetically pleasing time to show their watch at. NY Times did an article about it here.
This may sound stupid, but try as I might, I can't take a $250,000 car seriously when the manufacturer's logo is a stock high school mascot design.
I don't see what all of the fuss is about concerning the automatic. It'd be one thing if it was replacing the manual, but it's just another option.
I chuckled at the the rocket launch.
"I thought they said noon!"
I've still got my fingers crossed this isn't vaporware.