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Futurama – Ford ThunderCougarFalconBird

Say it with me “ThunderCougarFalconBird.” Now say it again 10 times fast. Addicting huh? Well I have to say it’s a memorable piece of Futurama fiction. Apparently the future’s version of manliness is a mash of classic car names and parts rolled up in a big fancy hover car. Episode S2E10 entitled “Put Your Head […]

Optimus Prime Get’s A New York City Welcome – A Parking Ticket!

Yesterday Hasbro rolled up their display in New York City at the American International Toy Fair. A full scale movie vehicle of the famous Transformers Optimus Prime was parked out side The TimesCenter. The truck however cannot move on his own power and is not street legal. It took a team of two flat beds […]

Scrapheap Challenge – Junkyard Wars – Spy Cars

Who said all On Screen Cars had to be nice? Sometimes you just need something that works. That’s the goal behind the British hit show Scrapheap Challenge. The show were teams of contestants are given the challenge of designing and building devices to complete varies tasks. You may also remember the show as Junkyard Wars […]

1984 General Motors Commercial

Above is a commercial produced by General Motors in the early ’80s. GM was really pushing “high-tech” in those days. Promoting features like digital dashes and on-board computer diagnostics. Well we can say that on-board computer diagnostics are here to stay. But not many cars use digital gauges. Just seems that it never caught on. […]

Famous Jumps – Road Trip – 1991 Ford Taurus

Pretty much every college student has taken a road trip some where. I was guilty of taking a few myself. But I can’t say I jumped a car over a bridge like the guys in the movie Road Trip. A movie about four guys on a quest to drive half away across the country to […]

Pawn Stars – 1965 Shelby Cobra – Sharks and Cobras

In the world of pawn, everything has it’s price. Especially items of extremely rare proportions. During one episode of History Channel’s Pawn Stars, owner Rick Harrison got a rare opportunity to buy one of the baddest collector sports cars ever built. The rare Shelby Cobra. Only problem is it wasn’t complete. But does that mean […]

Wayne’s World – The Mirth Mobile – 1976 AMC Pacer

Ahh the Mirth Mobile! The sky-blue 1976 AMC Pacer that belonged to Wayne and Garth in the movie Wayne’s World. The movie that gave us hours of pop cultural phrases and references that would last through most of the late ’80s and early ’90s. Not! (just kid’n). The movie that taught us that being weird […]