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20th April 2014

Photoset reblogged from Cluck1000 with 118 notes

fuckyeahuglycars:

Lincoln Quicksilver Concept

I don’t even follow fuckyeahuglycars but this has turned up on my dash three times today. Apparently it’s struck a nerve.

Right around this same time (early ’80s) Ghia also turned out a rad little roadster concept for Ford that shared the same stages as this Lincoln and would’ve stolen Mazda’s thunder with the Miata by a good five years had they put it into production. Instead the idea got watered down until eventually it was this forgettable little turd.

Harder still to imagine this car as an actual Lincoln, but looking at it now I realize how neatly it encapsulates the future I was promised as an adolescent car nerd. I’m still waiting for it.

Tagged: lincolnghia

Source: jalopnik.com

20th April 2014

Photo with 6 notes

like youngest siblingso loath to be left behindAlfa begs, “Mito!”
like youngest sibling
so loath to be left behind
Alfa begs, “Mito!”

Tagged: alfa romeolondon

19th April 2014

Photo with 32 notes

Florida S-classbasking like a blue lizardin the noonday sun
Florida S-class
basking like a blue lizard
in the noonday sun

Tagged: mercedesfort lauderdale

18th April 2014

Photo with 8 notes

for this Sciroccohella flush ain’t flush enoughdat shit’s hella flat
for this Scirocco
hella flush ain’t flush enough
dat shit’s hella flat

Tagged: volkswagenrochester

17th April 2014

Photo with 6 notes

swoopy Lagunabegs you to understand, it’snot an Altima
swoopy Laguna
begs you to understand, it’s
not an Altima

Tagged: renaultghent

16th April 2014

Photo with 10 notes

that’s where you’ll find meunderneath the overpassI’m a Firebird, man
that’s where you’ll find me
underneath the overpass
I’m a Firebird, man

Tagged: pontiacrochester

15th April 2014

Photo with 21 notes

Sable wagon droppedsubtly over black Enkeis?I think I’m in love
Sable wagon dropped
subtly over black Enkeis?
I think I’m in love

Tagged: mercuryrochester

14th April 2014

Photo with 6 notes

"Imagine it with a halfway decent paint job!”—Rochester pundit
"Imagine it with
a halfway decent paint job!”
—Rochester pundit

Tagged: fordrochester

13th April 2014

Photo with 13 notes

cut down in its youthlast and most expensive Saabwe hardly knew ye
cut down in its youth
last and most expensive Saab
we hardly knew ye

Tagged: saabrochester

12th April 2014

Photo with 9 notes

after long winterat last we emerge intospringtime Triumphant!
after long winter
at last we emerge into
springtime Triumphant!

Tagged: triumphrochester

11th April 2014

Photo with 13 notes

chasing anotherdonked Audi across cityled me here instead
chasing another
donked Audi across city
led me here instead

Tagged: cadillacrochester

10th April 2014

Photo with 6 notes

seriously thoughI need you to tell me ifthese make me look fat
seriously though
I need you to tell me if
these make me look fat

Tagged: audirochester

9th April 2014

Photo with 3 notes

another word forpeak, zenith, crowning glorythat’s what’s needed here
another word for
peak, zenith, crowning glory
that’s what’s needed here

Tagged: eaglerochester

8th April 2014

Photo with 6 notes

definition ofmoot point: would prefer A8to 7-series
definition of
moot point: would prefer A8
to 7-series

Tagged: audirochester

7th April 2014

Photo with 17 notes

Rochester rainbowsinvariably end ingolden Coupe de Villes
Rochester rainbows
invariably end in
golden Coupe de Villes

Tagged: cadillacrochester