Chevrolet Bel Air
"The least costly Bel Air, at $2,025, was the two-door sedan. Seatbelts, shoulder harnesses, and a padded dashboard were available, and full-size cars could even get the hot Corvette 225-horsepower engine. Popular Mechanics reported only 7.4% of owners in their survey ordered seat belts.”
Second Generation 1955-1957
When I was a kid my dad had a second generation black Valiant. Maybe that’s the reason why I like these American everyday cars from sixties and seventies.
Second Generation 1963-1966.
Ford F-series Custom cab
"Hillbilly" first appeared in print in a 1900 New York Journal article, with the definition: “a Hill-Billie is a free and untrammeled white citizen of Alabama, who lives in the hills, has no means to speak of, dresses as he can, talks as he pleases, drinks whiskey when he gets it, and fires off his revolver as the fancy takes him.”
Call me Hill-Billie if you like.
Fourth generation 1961-1966
Ford Taunus GT
GT: Grand tourer (Italian: gran turismo), usually a high-performance luxury automobile designed for long-distance driving
Ford LTD Brougham
"The pimp mobile"
Second generation 1969-1978
Mercury Monterey & Chevrolet Deluxe
"Don Corleone: [to Michael] Listen, whoever comes to you with this Barzini meeting, he’s the traitor. Don’t forget that.”
Mercury Monterey: 1952-54
Chevrolet Deluxe: 1949-52
Honda cafe racer
This is the first bike for this blog, but not the last.
: the very happy and joyful feeling that comes from victory or success.
Volvo 244 GL
Cuisses de grenouille.