Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bajaj Tempo Hanseat, As Presented By Jean-Pierre Jeunet

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, on hooniverse.com. So often in my life, I have discovered that a certain car exists and that I want one on the same day.  The Tempo Hanseat fits snugly into that … Continue reading

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Truck Thursday – Fiat Edition

This post was originally written for, and appeared here on hooniverse.com. Fiat is all the rage right now.  The Abarth is coming sometime this quarter, the 500 is selling in decent numbers, and finally there is an option for people … Continue reading

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In Search Of The Perfect Parking Spot

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, on hooniverse.com. Ostiusionophobia:  <Late 20th-c.  From L. Ostium “Door”, L. Sionem “Dent”>  The irrational fear of door dings.  I may have made up the name of the condition, but the condition … Continue reading

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Fiat Abarth, Yes! 1976? No!

Did you see that Superbowl ad for the Fiat 500 Abarth? Are you one of the cool people who are thinking to themselves right now, “I saw it online waaaay before the Superbowl”? Either way, you are probably stricken by … Continue reading

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NTC Movie Review: Love The Beast

Love The Beast  is a documentary about Eric Bana and his 1974 Australian Ford Falcon XB Coupe.  It is currently available on Netflix Streaming and Hulu.com.  Bana directed the film and is a character – along with the car and a … Continue reading

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Custom Ford Truck…Thing

I saw this custom truck at a local car show two years ago.  It has had some amazing metal work done to it.  It appears to be loosely based on a 1956 Ford.  All I could think of was that … Continue reading

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Weekly Wagon Déjà Vu Edition: 1960 Hillman Husky

Now don’t go thinking I’m getting lazy.  This is not the same Hillman Husky that was featured here before.  It’s a newer, nicer one.  This one has the updated body styling, many new mechanicals, and shiny paint. Hit the jump … Continue reading

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