Category Archives: Auto Idolatry

Pictures and videos showcasing cars we love. Just for fun.

Jay Leno drivers the Admiral’s blue Ferrari Mondial

We had the pleasure of seeing this car and having a nice chat with the Amiral a few years back at Radnor Hunt. It’s a very unique and striking Ferrari with some unbelievable stories.

Enjoy!

-Nick

Lowriders at the Petersen

IMG_1984//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

While this exhibit is likely no longer present, here are some of the finest lowriders I have ever laid my eyes on. While I’m not a big fan of them, I do appreciate the art form a lot and its ever-changing sense of individuality. I think the pink Ford LTD might be the most outlandish one, paint-wise, but that 1980s Cutlass is surely an excellent vehicle too. Continue reading Lowriders at the Petersen

Motorweek finds out what luxury barge was king.

Back in the late Eighties, rear wheel drive V8 American cars were being supplanted by front wheel drive luxury cars. Motorweek takes the bold step of comparing the front drive DeVille, front drive Continental, rear drive Brougham, and rear drive Town Car to find out if FWD has finally gotten the better of RWD. Watch to find out who is victorious.

-Albert S. Davis

Jay Leno Drive’s 1972 Dino Monza 3.6 Evo (Think Singer 911 for Ferraris)

It’s a Dino that’s been totally overhauled, and under the hood is a naturally aspirated version of the V8 from the F40, bored out to 3.6L, making around 400hp.

This really is the stuff dreams are made of…. and I’m talking the wettest kind.7

-Nick