GreatGarages- The ‘Z’ Hits 50, with Speed and Style

  • Oct 1, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

‘Love Cars, Love People, Love Life.’ –Mr. ‘K’ A revelation, a huge hit, a company game changer, a winner out of the gate: Merging affordability, styling, driving dynamics, balance, reliability and lots of character, the Datsun 240Z enjoyed thumbs-up at its debut at the October 1969 New York Auto Show. In the first year, 40,000 […]

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Centennial for Citroën

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

Citroën is 100 this year, and fans of the innovative French marque are celebrating. In April, members of ACE, Arizona Citroën Enthusiasts, founded by Scottsdale’s Dominique Legeai in 2015, celebrated the event at the first Camelback Car Show in Phoenix, with about a dozen representatives of the marque showcased. The 32 members of ACE casually […]

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Bentley Motors: A Century of Class

  • Jul 15, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

‘To build a fast car, a good car, the best in its class.’ –W. O. Bentley Bentley Motors is 100 in 2019: Auto lovers worldwide are celebrating a century of the marque’s elegant, powerful motorcars. Company founder, engineer, entrepreneur, Walter Owen ‘W.O.’ Bentley (1888–1971) apprenticed at the Great Northern Railway Locomotive Works in Doncaster, northern […]

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Apollo 11 at 50: One Small Step for an Astronaut, One Giant Leap for Corvettes

  • Jun 1, 2019
  • story by David M. Brown

‘We choose to go to the moon in this decade, not because that will be easy but because it will be hard . . .’ –John F. Kennedy, September 12, 1962, Rice University Corvettes and Apollo 11 link up like “Blast” and “Off.” Answering the slain president’s bold challenge, Commander Neil Armstrong, in a 25-layer […]

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