Car Culture is delighted to announce the arrival of a very special collectable:

The Dashboard: Volume 1 Portfolio Edition

Limited to 25 sets including a print and custom boxed book
Signed by Lucinda Lewis and Tom Matano
The Dashboard doesn’t resemble any book I’ve ever made before. It’s hand-made, with quality like some of the coachbuilt cars portrayed on its pages and also sold as prints on www.carculture.com. Featured on the cover is the 1927 Delage Type: 1.5 Liter Grand Prix Car--Louis Delage's masterwork. 
Strictly limited to just 25 sets, these original books are signed by photographer Lucinda Lewis and Automotive Designer Tom Matano and presented in a hand-made archival clam shell box.
 
Famed automotive designer, Tom Matano, has provided insightful comments on each dashboard featured with the book. Automobiles portrayed and discussed range from the 1901 Panhard et Levassor 10hp Cab to the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Matano's comments are enlightening and instructional to the automotive aficionado and add a new dimension to Lucinda Lewis’s photographs featured within the book.
 
The Dashboard is designed and printed by Artisan Books in England on Library of Congress certified archival paper, embossed and bound by hand. The resulting collectable edition is a piece of craftsmanship and has been nominated for a major publishing award.
 
Definitely Better than a Box of Chocolates.
 
In addition to the book, each Solander box contains a large 11 x 14 inch giclée print of the 1937 Cord Model 812 Berline Limousine from the book. The prints of course, are also signed and numbered in pencil by Lucinda Lewis. Remember, there will only be 25 prints in this edition of the 1937 Cord Model 812 Berline Limousine Dashboard.
Prices increase as the edition number becomes higher. Buy Early.
Size 14 x 16.5"
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Zowie! That's all we can say about this stunning new Singer stellar restoration of a 1965 Porsche 911Targa with an Ed Pink racing 4.0-Liter Engine.

 

More Porsche than Porsche! Could it be? I've always been a fan of their bespoke interiors, but this is something else. Don't miss seeing it if you are at the Monterey Car Week festivities.

Ferdinand Porsche's 1930s masterpiece channeled through Burov Art

http://goo.gl/wNeMxY

 

 

 

 

Last fall, at the Goodwood Revival an amazing 1936 LG45R Rapide set a record price for Lagonda. One might hope to see more Lagondas like this 1939 Lagonda V-12 Drophead Coupé at the featured display of British prewar cars on the lawn at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours.

 

 

 

Do Cadillacs stretch? No, but Mercedes Benz.

Speed Queens in the pre-war era drove a tough road to win the right to compete against men in the popular automotive racing circuit. It wasn’t until 1932 when men and women were officially allowed to compete against one another at the Inter-Club Race. Racing then became very interesting indeed with many women blowing the doors off their male racing counterparts leaving sweet pea flowers trailing in their contrails.
Here racing legend Margaret Allan is shown behind the wheel of a 6.5 liter Bentley at Brooklands in 1936. For all women in motorsports racing, may the force be with you.

In anticipation of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Car Culture has created a duPont Motors Pinterest Board. Here, we’ve curated some examples of the few remaining 537 produced motorcars built by the venerable duPont Motor Manufacturing Company of Wilmington, Delaware.

You can also contribute directly to this board by becoming a Car Culture collaborator on this Pinterest group board dedicated to DuPont Motor Manufacturing.

If you are planning on attending the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance next weekend, you can select your best duPont photos and post them to our group collaboration duPont Pinterest board. Car Culture will then ruthlessly edit and annotate the cars so that everyone can experience the duPont automobiles even if you were unable to attend the Concours.

Sign up to become a DuPont collaborator by emailing Car Culture at customerservice@carculture.com. We will then authorize you to pin directly to the Car Culture Pinterest duPont board.

Be creative in your photography and help annotate the history surrounding this interesting American automotive marque. 

Follow Car Culture's board duPont Motor Manufacturing Company on Pinterest.

You saw the Lexus hoverboard that debited this week, right? I've lost a lot of sleep since the hoverboard debuted and our cars have been under hack attacks. What will I do if cars become driverless? I'm a car fanatic for pity sakes; please don't take my cars away.

Just in the nick of time, this new device arrives, WalkCar". Seems like an iPad doubling as a transportation device. Read all about it here. It's back to the future time.

http://bgr.com/2015/08/08/walkcar-segway-personal-transporter-kickstarter/

Apple could win Europe's heart by aligning with BMW. Germany could add new muscle to European efforts to tame Google's internet dominance by aligning with Apple in the rumored production of a new electric Apple iCar.

http://www.carculture.com/blogs/car-culture-news

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