Automotive Views at the 2017 Cascais Classic Motorshow & Concours d’Elegance

After an extended and unexpected summer break, Automotive Views is back in business and we start the Fall with coverage of the Cascais Classic Motorshow, a fairly small but well attended event set on the coastal town of Cascais in Portugal. The Cascais Motorshow includes both a Concours d’Elegance, with a very interesting selection of … More Automotive Views at the 2017 Cascais Classic Motorshow & Concours d’Elegance

Because 30 Year Old, 500 bhp Military Bricks are Cool

When I think of good, effective off roaders a few names immediately come to mind: Land Cruiser, Range Rover, and of course Geländewagen. Bit lost on that last one? I’m talking about the Mercedes G-Wagen (now called the G-Class). Back in the early 70’s, Mercedes was working with Steyr-Daimler-Punch (the folks who made the Pinzgauer) … More Because 30 Year Old, 500 bhp Military Bricks are Cool

The Autobahn Dream

There are certain cars that absolutely transcend every single one of the narrow confines of this simplistic definition; these are more than machinery and function, design and esthetics; they are pinnacles of human achievement, masterpieces from the hands of geniuses that are able to perform a seemingly impossible task: create natural beauty by artificial methods. … More The Autobahn Dream

Fun with Frua

“Signore” Pietro Frua, one hell of a talented man. In his early 20’s he was already a big shot at the legendary Pininfarina design firm. Later, he walked out of the company to do his own thing and ended up creating some of the most memorable, most amazing and most desirable one off cars ever … More Fun with Frua

The 1995 Mega Track: because off-roading in an off-roader is too maisntream

Happy New Year car people! I’d like to say a heartfelt “hello, great to see you” to my regular readers (just kidding, I don’t have any of those) and to everyone who just happens to stop by, welcome! Hopefully 13 will be a lucky number… To start this brand new year, I’d like to talk … More The 1995 Mega Track: because off-roading in an off-roader is too maisntream

Living the Life for 5 Grand – A Recipe for Success or Disaster? (With Poll)

Because of a few greedy scumbags, the world is currently going through one hell of a financial crisis. For car people like you and me this is bad news, because the extra cash we keep coughing up to, you know, not starve to death means that we can’t indulge ourselves with those sweet, sweet rides … More Living the Life for 5 Grand – A Recipe for Success or Disaster? (With Poll)