All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cars' (13)

Superheroes' Cities and Pop Culture Cars



If you love the look of retro posters, check out these by Justin Van Genderen. The Chicago-based illustrator has created a set he calls Comic Travel Locations that show places like Gotham and Metropolis in stunning style.



“If superheroes really existed in this world we might see a poster like these in some old travel agency, all tattered hanging on the wall,” Van… Continue

Added by alice on August 29, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Subway Cars Tossed into Sea (10 pics + interview)



It's a spectacular and almost surreal sight - discarded subway cars getting tossed into the sea. Over a course of two and a half years, Stephen Mallon took photos of New York City's subway cars as they found a new home and a renewed purpose. Called Next Stop Atlantic, the series sheds light on how these modern-day machines take on their next challenge - being artificial reefs for… Continue

Added by alice on March 18, 2011 at 1:08pm — 3 Comments

Ferrari 250 TR

Ferrari 250 TR ... read more

This aerodynamic design was controversial and successful in racing, but Ferrari began changing the look almost immediately. Other, more conventional bodies were designed by Ferrari stalwarts, Pininfarina and Carrozzeria Touring. The engine had the same displacement as the rest of the 250… Continue

Added by Frank Sider on August 15, 2010 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Unsuspecting Cars Paint Berlin's Streets (7 pics + video)

Purple, blue, red and yellow paint streaked across Berlin streets for a public art project aimed at visually tracking traffic. Thirteen gallons of water-based paint was spilled on a busy intersection and then distributed all over Rosenthaler Platz by the unsuspecting cars on the road. Different colors were used for different directions to mark traffic… Continue

Added by alice on May 5, 2010 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Pic of the Day: Let's Play Cars

What a wonderful illusion. Via 9Gag.

Added by alice on April 20, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Incredible Three-Dimensional Wire Cars (12 pics + video)

Lamborghini Countach II



These three-dimensional wire car sculptures by Uk-based artist Benedict Radcliffe are beyond incredible. The cars almost look as though they've been computer generated, but in actuality they are full scale representations made from 10mm steel tubes welded together.



Apparently, local traffic cops weren't so impressed with…

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Added by Eugene on March 17, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Ferrari 599 Special China Edition



This one of a kind Ferrari 599 is customized by artist Lu Hao. The cracked porcelain look is called Ru ware and is one of China's rarest ceramic wares. The car features the Enzo derived 611bhp, 6.0L V-12 engine that speeds from 0-60 in just 3.7 seconds.…

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Added by Kevin on October 17, 2009 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

Smart Ass Cars (6 pics)

The Smorsche



There is the Smart Car, and then there are Smart Ass Cars. Here are some Smart Ass Cars that are sure to make to put a smile on your face. (Clowns not included)



The Smorvette



The Smerrari



The…

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Added by Eugene on May 22, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Geneva Motor Show - Best Cars In Show (18 Cars)

Bugatti Veyron Blue Centenaire

The 79th annual Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland is currently hosting one big car party. The show, which started in 1905, is held at the Geneva Palexpo, a giant convention center located next to the International Airport. Because Switzerland lacks an automobile industry, this show is regarded as the most level playing field… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 5, 2009 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Bentley Continental Supersports - Fastest, Greenest, Most Powerful

Bentley will introduce its fastest, greenest, and most powerful model at the Geneva Motor Show, which starts in a couple days. The first FlexFuel model can run on either petrol or biofuel - or a combination of both. Plans have been set to have all of their models compatible with renewable fuels by 2012.



The Continental Supersports produces 621hp, accelerates to… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 3, 2009 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

I Love Modern Architecture (and cool cars!) - Porsche Museum: Stuttgart, Germany

Who knew museums could look this good? Porsche has announced that its new Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany is nearing completion, with the first 12 exhibition vehicles installed. Within the next few days, 80 exhibits will have been relocated to the museum from off-premises storage. “In the last few weeks, we have comprehensively restored all the vehicles and… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 18, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Thinking About Running From the Cops? Think Again.

It's just not fair. Lamborghini gave this special gift to the police of Bologna, Italy. The local cops refer to it as a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia Stradale.



This supercar is equipped with a computer, video camera, radio, and a holster for weapons, but in addition to standard police equipment, the Lamborghini Gallardo Polizia Stradale is equipped… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 3, 2008 at 8:18am — 3 Comments

Race Cars of 2025: LA Auto Show Design Challenge

What will race cars look like in 2025? The Los Angeles Auto Show, in its fifth annual Design Challenge, posed this question to automakers' design studios. Entrants from Audi, BMW, GM, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and Volkswagen have differing takes of what will be required for future racetracks. The results are super creative. Which one is… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 22, 2008 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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