Steve Sunshine’s Cars: a Passion, a Scream, Bliss

  • Jan 6, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown
  • photos by Brandon Gordineer

As Steve Sunshine tells it, all of his children have exhaust pipes. “Cars are a passion, an addiction, a disease,” says the New York native, Scottsdale resident ––and car lover wherever he is. “They are an incurable, wonderful disease that will make you happy, make you crazy, make you scream, sometimes all at once.” In […]

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GreatGarages- The Mini/MINI Celebrates the Big 60

  • Jan 1, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown

Devotees love their MINIs in many ways. A frequent thought is that they’re just so cute and lovable. But that wasn’t the normal take in 1959, when Alec Issigonis designed the first Mini for British Motor Corporation (BMC), later part of British Leyland. The eminently pragmatic Turkish/ Greek mechanical engineer and racer had spent his […]

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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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