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Subscribe to LACar (and a Volvo?)

Subscribe to LACar (and a Volvo?)

Subscriptions, in my mind, once mainly meant receiving a magazine daily, weekly, or monthly. Then came the shaver-heads and toothbrushes that are sent out to you on a set schedule. Contact lenses, I just learned, are also offered in this way (I’m a new contact wearer). But seeing the word subscription applied to a car...

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THE LION AND THE LAMBO 14-year old pro racer Steven Aghakhani gets a Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO

THE LION AND THE LAMBO 14-year old pro racer Steven Aghakhani gets a Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO

More often than not, we all see things at least a little (and sometimes vastly) differently from each another. Our interpretation of colors, sounds, and even our feelings of cars change based on our age, geographic area, and socio-economic background, just to name a few reasons. Occasionally, stepping out of our comfort zone and delving...

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2018 California Driving Laws Changes

As each year begins, there are new laws and changes that apply to California drivers. In 2018, however, we are faced with a very controversial change that is a definite hot-button issue for many drivers because it will suck some serious cash right out of our pockets. Senate Bill 1, also referred to by many...

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Marek Djordjevic Discusses Design

Marek Djordjevic Discusses Design

The second and final installment of the LA Car interview with automotive designer Marek Djordjevic. In August of 2005, Marek Djordevic left Rolls-Royce to establish Marek Djordjevic, Inc., an independent strategic design and luxury brand development agency. The move marks an end to his fifteen years with the BMW Group, where he worked on concept and production...

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Leonard (MNI) Frank

Leonard (MNI) Frank

In a Message From Stefan Frank, Len’s Offspring Speaks… On the 1st of September, 1935 , the second son of two Russian immigrants was born, in the then, unwashed armpit of the industrial belt of the U.S.,Youngstown , Ohio. They named him Leonard (nmi) Frank. He always told me he had no middle initial because...

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About Len

Matt Stone on Len Frank Writer. Amateur racer. Pundit. Comedian. Teacher. Husband. Radio personality. Father. Friend. Above all, and always, a fried. I, perhaps like you, am just one soul whose life was touched and indeed bettered by knowing Len Frank. Our friendship, in fact, impacted my career, and ultimately altered the course of my...

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Letters about Len

Letters about Len

In this section, we’re please to reprint letters, emails, and other commentary from those of you who knew Len Frank, or have enjoyed this web site. Please feel free to contact us anytime at [email protected] Thanks… Thanks, Stefan, Matt, John (Retsek), John (Clinard) and all the rest of you. I think about, and miss, Len all...

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Len Frank, Automotive Photographer

Len Frank, Automotive Photographer

Matt Stone on the writer as shooter. Above: Len loved Alfa Romeos. He sold them, wrote about them, raced them, worked on them, and of course photographed them (Alfa Abarth photo by Len Frank) The late Len Frank was not an automotive photographer, at least not in the classical sense. His camera equipment was old...

 

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