Category: Cars

MOTOGP STAR NICKY HAYDEN CELEBRATED IN ARTWORK

MOTOGP STAR NICKY HAYDEN CELEBRATED IN ARTWORK

Everyone into motorbike racing knows by now, MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden died on May 22 at 35.  He was struck by a car while bicycling in Italy and never recovered from the injury.

Artist Tim Berry captured him years ago…

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HOW SPECIAL EFFECTS PRO IS SELLING HIS ’96 SUZUKI COMPACT SUV

HOW SPECIAL EFFECTS PRO IS SELLING HIS ’96 SUZUKI COMPACT SUV

You’re a special effects genius and you want to sell your beloved 1996 Suzuki Vitara.  And you have some downtime.

Would you then create the most unbelievable used car commercial of all time?  Eugene did…

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FINS IN 50s? SEE WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN IN 60s!

FINS IN 50s? SEE WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN IN 60s!

Chrysler’s *Forward Look* was the disruptive car design concept of the 50’s.

Want to see what those designers had in mind for the 60s??

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MUSK READY TO SOLVE BAD TRAFFIC WITH GOPHER TUNNELS

MUSK READY TO SOLVE BAD TRAFFIC WITH GOPHER TUNNELS

Here is a guy who hates traffic!  Elon Musk has founded yet another company to bring about his dream of relieving congestion on surface streets with subterranean  tunnels.

The guy behind SpaceX is now ready to build a subway network for cars…

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*THE DOCTOR* VALENTINO ROSSI GETS SOME MICHAEL BROOKS LOVE

*THE DOCTOR* VALENTINO ROSSI GETS SOME MICHAEL BROOKS LOVE

Artist Michael Brooks has painted Valentino Rossi in the heat of battle.  Experience him more intensely than ever through a video strream.

This is the defining picture of the MotoGP legend…

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GREAT DIECAST MODEL PHOTOGRAPHER DISCOVERED IN IRAN!

GREAT DIECAST MODEL PHOTOGRAPHER DISCOVERED IN IRAN!

… Or we should say, he discovered us.  There are a few serious collectors who are serious photographers, and Ebi Khazaei is one of them.

Talent and devotion like this adds new dimension to diecast models …

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IF WE STILL HAVE CARS THAT NEED PARKING, HERE IS HOW!

IF WE STILL HAVE CARS THAT NEED PARKING, HERE IS HOW!

It’s not clear there is a future for parking lots.  There are the ride hailing services: think Uber or Lyft to start.  Then there is Zipcar and hourly car rental systems.

But a Chinese company has come up with robotic parking just in case…

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LATEST KEN EBERTS MAKES YESTERYEAR LOOK SO INVITING

LATEST KEN EBERTS MAKES YESTERYEAR LOOK SO INVITING

Automotive artist Ken Eberts has just made available prints of six recently completed artworks.  And we offer them proudly here.

Apparently Ken has Cadillacs on his mind…

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THIS IS NOT A PAINTING OF A CAR

THIS IS NOT A PAINTING OF A CAR

Michael Brooks is one of the artists we represent.  Besides legendary cars, he paints images of natural splendor, from panoramas of paradise to fruits reposing in a market stall.

See the horsepower in talent this young artist is packing…

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HERE IS HOW TO LIVE ULTRA PORSCHE LIFE 24/7!!

HERE IS HOW TO LIVE ULTRA PORSCHE LIFE 24/7!!

So Porsche Design has created ultra luxury residential tower that actually has been built!  Guess where they located the parking garage!

You’re right… you park your Porsche in your apartment!

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SYD MEAD PAINTED VEHICLES OF THE FUTURE YOU CAN’T WAIT TO SEE!

SYD MEAD PAINTED VEHICLES OF THE FUTURE YOU CAN’T WAIT TO SEE!

You know Syd Mead’s work.  He designed the city backgrounds and vehicles in Blade Runner.  He designed the spaceship in Aliens and Kubrick’s sequel 2010.  Those were his lightcycles and solar sailers in Tron.

He spent a lifetime showing us what the future will look like. He won’t have to wait to see what the future will say about him…

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WE NOW OFFER GMP AND ACME DIECAST MODELS !

WE NOW OFFER GMP AND ACME DIECAST MODELS !

Used to be if you bought 1:18 scale models, you bought diecast scale models.  For over a decade the makers fought to add more and more surprising detail to delight the collector.

And then in a few short years at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, the collector’s world turned upside down.

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DRAG RACING IS FLAMING ON IN 2017

DRAG RACING IS FLAMING ON IN 2017

Drag racing will never go away.  It can’t.  Because it’s too loud and raucous and dangerous and thrilling.

Just in case, we’re having an important sale on our dragster prints.

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BURNOUT SALE |[ DRAGSTERS & HOT RODS ARTWORK ]| ON NOW!

BURNOUT SALE |[ DRAGSTERS & HOT RODS ARTWORK ]| ON NOW!

You got a thing for dragsters and hot rods because you like the surreal.  You like “anything goes.”

But what’s that pix hanging on your wall?  You holding an unhappy fish from 20 years ago?  How about adding some action…

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“ASTONISHING” “ABSOLUTE PEAK” EMC MODELS HERE

“ASTONISHING” “ABSOLUTE PEAK” EMC MODELS HERE

Here is what serious collectors post about EMC scale models on the leading 1:43 scale forum Forum 43.

“At this moment I feel bad I just didn’t buy EMC … as they were extremely detailed and extremely beautiful.”

“… are amazing in their detail and quality even down to those carefully crafted headlight lenses.”

“I usually buy an EMC as soon as released … and have never regretted it.”  AND FINALLY…

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WHICH CARS DOES SUPERBOWL QB TOM BRADY OWN?  ANSWERS…

WHICH CARS DOES SUPERBOWL QB TOM BRADY OWN? ANSWERS…

All 111 million who watched Superbowl LI (#51) on Sunday witnessed what Tom Brady’s supreme self-confidence can accomplish.  You could just imagine him saying at half-time, when his team was down 23 points: “We got ’em just where we want ’em.”

What do the cars in his garage say about him? …

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GREAT TIME TO BE COLLECTOR! ILARIO ISSUES 1931 CADILLAC V16 ROADSTER & 1:18 BUGATTI ATLANTIC

GREAT TIME TO BE COLLECTOR! ILARIO ISSUES 1931 CADILLAC V16 ROADSTER & 1:18 BUGATTI ATLANTIC

The latest models by French modeler Ilario are a true tour de force.  Just released is his second subject in 1:18 plus a masterpiece in 1:43 that was the king of the 1931 jungle.

Don’t find yourself empty-handed if Ilario limited editions hit their limit…

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VIDEO COMPLETED OF AUTOMOTIVE ARTIST HAROLD CLEWORTH

VIDEO COMPLETED OF AUTOMOTIVE ARTIST HAROLD CLEWORTH

Automotive Artist Harold Cleworth talks about what has motivated him in his acclaimed career

In a just released video, Harold Cleworth talks about the arc of a career that has taken him to the pinnacle of automotive art.  You can watch it below.

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AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL ROADSTER GOES TO …MULHOLLAND SPEEDSTER

AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL ROADSTER GOES TO …MULHOLLAND SPEEDSTER

This is the roadster judged the most beautiful of them all for 2017.  At the just concluded Grand National Roadster Show,  Bruce Wanta’s Mulholland Speedster took the trophy as America’s Most Beautiful Roadster.

Not that it didn’t have plenty of stiff competition…

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DAN GURNEY & AAR GET HOLLYWOOD TREATMENT AT PETERSEN MUSEUM

DAN GURNEY & AAR GET HOLLYWOOD TREATMENT AT PETERSEN MUSEUM

Let this light a fire under you!  The Petersen Museum in Los Angeles has opened a show dedicated to Dan Gurney and his All American Racers.

Gurney knew how to race…

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SHELBY COBRA 427 SCHEMATIC HAND DRAWN BY CAIROLI

SHELBY COBRA 427 SCHEMATIC HAND DRAWN BY CAIROLI

It took Cairoli a year to complete his hand drawn schematic of the Shelby Cobra 427.

It took a year because he had to create the consummate pinnacle of a car that evolved within every few months.

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WHAT’S A HOT ROD? YOU ARE A HOT ROD!  (maybe a DRAGSTER)

WHAT’S A HOT ROD? YOU ARE A HOT ROD! (maybe a DRAGSTER)

Just the term “Hot Rod” or “Dragster” – sounds like you’re up to no good, don’t it?

So what if there’s a Cadillac CTS parked in your driveway. That doesn’t mean you only think inside a parking space, does it?

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ILARIO IS CHANNELING THE GREAT COACHBUILDERS in 1:43

ILARIO IS CHANNELING THE GREAT COACHBUILDERS in 1:43

Ilario adores Saoutchik.  The legendary coachbuilder – wherever in the hereafter he resides – must really dig Ilario right back.  Because the French modeler is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the legend’s work.

Latest releases are particularly kick-ass (pardon my French)

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NOW AVAILABLE & FREE: 2017 ONLINE RESOURCE LIST FOR CAR GUYS

NOW AVAILABLE & FREE: 2017 ONLINE RESOURCE LIST FOR CAR GUYS

To find a website that might interest a car guy like you, you go to Google and peck around for an hour or so until you find yourself on page 13.  And you’re thinking of clicking on an article about hedgehog mating.

Well, wait a second!  We have compiled a guide to websites buried in Google that car guys would like to find.

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