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  • Do F1 Cars Have a Clutch Pedal?

    Do F1 Cars Have a Clutch Pedal?

    Many consider F1 to be the pinnacle of motorsports. The sport has evolved, making use of engineering innovations light-years ahead of NASCAR and the mainstream automotive industry. One of those innovations was the elimination of […]

  • The Chrysler Thunderbolt

    The Chrysler Thunderbolt

    Rushed into production for the 1940 New York Auto Show, the Chrysler Thunderbolt was proclaimed ”The Car of the Future” by the automaker. The Thunderbolt was built with the intention to educate the general public […]

  • The Stout Scarab

    The Stout Scarab

    William Bushnell Stout began his career in the early years of the automotive industry. By 1914 he was the chief engineer of the Scripps-Booth Automotive Company. Later that year he moved to Packard Motors, heading […]

  • The Norman Timbs Special (1947/1948)

    The Norman Timbs Special (1947/1948)

    Norman Timbs sought to create a unique car for his personal use. In 1947, that desire and vision  coalesced as the Special. Far from a backyard tinkerer, Timbs was a mechanical engineer by trade and […]

  • Deltawing Design for the Streets?

    Deltawing Design for the Streets?

    Deltawing, the technology company whose radical-looking racer we saw at Le Mans last year, has been developing a new and exciting exotic concept car. Defined by its distinctive Deltawing shape–massive rear side fenders and narrow […]


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