HE IS ABOUT TO PREMIERE A CAR THAT CAN BEAT FERRARIS AT NURBURGRING AND GET YOU TO A *PTA MEETING* ON TIME

HE IS ABOUT TO PREMIERE A CAR THAT CAN BEAT FERRARIS AT NURBURGRING AND GET YOU TO A *PTA MEETING* ON TIME

If you happen to be in Geneva this Thursday (March 5), put down your strudel and get to the Geneva Motor Show. Jim Glickenhaus is premiering his eagerly anticipated versatile supercar, the SCG003.

Jim has willed this true *racecar for the street* into existence. Such an objective may have been somewhat less overwhelming with the Ferrari 250 a half century ago. But by today’s standards, the gulf seems almost unbridgeable. On the other hand, Jim recently refused $40 million from a sheikh for a coachbuilt Ferrari P4/5 he had built. Read more…

EMAIL TO CEO: AUDACIOUS DESIGN TO INSPIRE LINCOLN

EMAIL TO CEO: AUDACIOUS DESIGN TO INSPIRE LINCOLN

Dear Kumar,

Congratulations on being appointed head of Lincoln this past September. It’s great that a vet product development engineer has ascended the top post!

You now have had 5 months to turn around Lincoln’s stagnating designs.

To inspire your team to regain its sense of design adventure, Automotive-Art takes a moment to recall the Lincoln concept from 1955:

The Indianapolis by Carrozzeria Boano Torino Read more…

5 CRITICAL QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A SELF-DRIVING CAR

5 CRITICAL QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE BUYING A SELF-DRIVING CAR

Your self-driving car is pulled over for blowing through a red-light. Who pays the ticket?

You take exception to the automated lane-changing decisions. Now what?

How can I repurpose the attention span I formerly devoted to avoid being hit by other drivers to greatest advantage?

What happens if you roll into a 7-11 where a hold-up is in progress?

How will you handle a drive-thru?

What happens when the hackers go after the software?

MAYBE NEVER A NEED FOR PLAN B…

MAYBE NEVER A NEED FOR PLAN B…

JENSON BUTTON: “My school reports always used to point out my concentration levels were appalling. I never listened in class because I was always daydreaming about racing. I never thought for a moment about doing anything else. There was no guarantee that I’d make a career in it but I never had any plan B.”

Here is to those who plunge ahead with no Plan B.

Also check out fantastic article authored by Jenson at start of 2014 season.