That's a pretty rare sighting of a wonderful little car. I'd give more credit to the Isetta, though. Between it and the 600 they sold around 200,000 and it definitely kept the factory open. BMW didn't have the money, yet, to develop their own car, so really the Isetta gave them the resources to build the 700. And when… » 11/22/14 1:49pm Saturday 1:49pm

Horatio Nelson Jackson's Winton. He was one of, if not the first auto enthusiast. His trip across America proved that cars were a viable form of personal transportation and not just some noisy contraption that scared horses. Also, Winton was America's fist mass produced automobile selling a whopping 100+ cars in 1899. » 11/21/14 2:25pm Friday 2:25pm

Cool stuff. That shift pattern would drive me nuts, but in a gleeful way. I'm always amazed at the stories of cars like this, or microcars, going insane distances. Back then, if this was the only car you could afford, you certainly didn't have the money for a train ticket, so this was how you got wherever you needed… » 11/18/14 4:56pm 11/18/14 4:56pm

This episode was so good I had to watch it twice. All aspects of it were so well done. It amazes me how the quality of this series is leaps and bounds ahead of where it was with the old showrunners. It used to be so talky, but said nothing. Now, you get an episode like this where the two main characters speak so… » 11/17/14 11:44am 11/17/14 11:44am