Holden just released a new version of its Australian Ute, and it's been rumored that the VE Trucklet will be US-bound. There's no doubt that GM is taking a look at the possibility of reintroducing the El Camino's ethos to American consumers, and fans of past El Caminos (and Sprints and Caballeros) are excited. GM Inside News forum member and photoshopper MonaroS
All that money, and it looks like a lowered Ford Courier with a nice paintjob -- from the side, anyway. This Silver Shad-amino (Shadero?) has just undergone a two-year restoration by Florida's Foreman Motors. It'd be just the thing out on the Estate, cruising the grounds surrounded by sumptuous leather and wool with the Spirit of Ecstasy up on the prow. We think it's great; it's not like these particular Rollers are rare cars, anyway. The duPont Reg
Here's a concept of an Americanized new SMART lineup courtesy of designer, Mark Stehrenberger. Mark is with MSD, a Santa Barbara-based design research and development group. The folks at Auto Motor und Sport asked MSD to ponder the question of what would make SMART more palatable in the States. Stehrenberger responded with sketches of bigger versions of the already enlarged Frank Filipponio
I admit, I am writing this so I can post the picture of Daryl Hannah drinking a glass of biodiesel. After years of quiet green living, Daryl Hannah speaks out about her life-long environmental activism in a San Francisco Chronicle article. Her two houses have been off the grid for a dozen years, she buys carbon offsets for all her travel, and she's been a vegetarian since she was a kid. She also drives an El Camino (!