Today on the excellent cars blog Jalopnik I read a post about the choice for their final entry in their “fantasy garage.” If you’ve ever read Jalopnik, you know they have a thing about the Chevrolet El Camino, a vehicle that was part car, part truck. So it wasn’t much of a surprise that theyContinue reading “El Camino!”
I’m glad the flood danger appears to be receding, because it means I can finally get back to Things That Really Matter. Like this most excellent custom Trabant-Porsche, which seems, like the offspring of a liason between a Chihuahua with a St. Bernard, to be the most improbable thing you’ve ever seen.
iDnes has a story today about TomÃ¡Å¡ Foukner from NovÃ¡ Ves pod PleÅ¡Ã, who has a Trabant that completely 0wnZ! He has spent CZK 270,000 (USD $10,642) to get his Trabant to the point where he’s happy with it. “I hope it’ll start,” he says, explaining that his several-hundred-watt sound system, which takes up 2/3Continue reading “Best. Trabant. Ever.”
Whoa! Slashdot, of all places, ran a piece today about a heavily-modded Tatra 613, which has an onboard G4, Ethernet jacks in the handrests, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPRS, GPS and lots of other cool gadgets. I’ve always wanted a Tatra, but that feeling is soooo much stronger after seeing this!
As a native Californian, I just love cars and car culture, and I’m especially fascinated by Central European car culture. Today’s Blesk has a story about a group of guys in Opatov in the Czech Highlands who decided to make a Å koda stretch limo. They took two Å koda 100s, one each for the front andContinue reading “The Å koda Limousine”
Over at thatnotsofreshfeeling.com, Bloopy posts about tricked out Å kodas. I just wanted to show you this excellent Å koda Rapid that I found over at Tuning.cz.