Category: Automotive Reviews

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Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

Book Review: The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973

The Racers – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 is a personal, fast-paced chronicle that covers 10 years of “Langstrekenrennen”, or German for “Long Distance Races”. The Racers Langstreckenrennen – Endurance Motor Racing 1963-1973 The Personal Scrapbook of Al Satterwhite By Al Satterwhite ISBN: 978-3-667-11856-1 Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag Hardcover Pages: 192 Size: 9 in. x 10.5...

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Vehicle Review: 2020 Subaru Forester Limited

Vehicle Review: 2020 Subaru Forester Limited

While the performance numbers are a bit low, the 2020 Subaru Forester Limited outshines the rest with build quality, intuitive features, and bang for your buck. Twenty years ago, I worked for the company which produced Subaru’s point-of-sale promotional material, including their brochures. At the time, they labelled their Forester, an awkward, gangly, upright box,...

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Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Book Review – Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59

Formula 1: Car by Car 1950-59 is a vibrant look into the Golden Age that bred some of the most famous names to grace the sport, and features 600 photographs. FORMULA 1: CAR BY CAR 1950-59By Peter HighamEVRO Publishing Group, UKwww.ervopublishing.comIBSN: 978-1-910505-44-1304 pages / 600 photosHardbound 11.25” x 9.50”$79.95 USD Yes, you read those specs...

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Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

Book Review: Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story

This excellent book written by Chris Willes depicts the various struggles and challenges that go with starting a race team with limited resources. Below is a book review from guest contributor Tennyson Kwok. Developing a Champion: The Electromotive Nissan GTP Story is not available on Amazon, but on Chris Willes’ Facebook page. From 1958 to...

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From the Trunk: 2011 Jaguar XK

From the Trunk: 2011 Jaguar XK

Jaguar managed to tame this ferocious feline enough for comfortable around-town cruising. It’s up to you to un-tame it. Prepare for a heavy dose of cat scratch fever; this is the Jaguar XK. This article is from the LACar vault written by long-time contributor John Grafman. Enjoy this flashback to the past. 2011 Jaguar XK...

 

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