HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Page 1/8  >  >>
dmorgan
User Rank
Silver
Re: DB5
dmorgan   9/26/2014 9:02:10 AM
NO RATINGS
Me too!!! I vaguely remember a loud "Nooooo" coming from my in the theater and my wife's elbow!!

networksguy
User Rank
Gold
Re: The Sunbeam Alpine was the FIRST BOND CAR
networksguy   9/17/2014 9:59:46 AM
NO RATINGS
I had a Sunbeam Alpine in the late 60's.  It was a wonderful car -- fun to drive, amazing cornering (it was light and well-balanced).  1600cc aluminum head inline 4 with dual downdraft carburators (tuned by ear).  I once spun out on a wet curve and stripped several lug nuts, causing one wheel to come off completely.  I limped into the next town on 3 nuts/wheel and found replacements... ah, the things we survive in our teenage years ;-).

The biggest downside of the car was how hard it was to find repair parts in a small town in the midwest -- this was before Fedex and UPS.  The Rootes Group didn't have much of a footprint in the US in those days.  But it still makes me want to go shopping for one every time I remember how much fun it was!

Bullitt#6001
User Rank
Iron
Bullitt picture
Bullitt#6001   7/21/2014 12:34:18 PM
NO RATINGS
The second Bullitt picture is not the 1968 but the 2008-9 Bullitt Mustang that Ford produced to honor the film.  It's a great car I own Serial number 6001 and have had it since new.  edit: Oopps didn't see slide 9....

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Barris Custom Autos
Charles Murray   7/2/2014 6:35:03 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, rruther2, it's almost impossible to do a slideshow like this without a car from Barris. They did the atmobile, Munster Koach, Beverly Hillbillies truck, KITT from Nightrider and many more.

rruther2
User Rank
Iron
Barris Custom Autos
rruther2   5/22/2014 1:24:53 AM
NO RATINGS
I just knew there would be the Barris custom Batmobile and others but a guy could be wrong. Chech it (them) out.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Best Movie cars
Charles Murray   5/12/2014 6:19:37 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for that info, That*Guy. We'll check it out.

That*Guy
User Rank
Iron
Re: Best Movie cars
That*Guy   5/6/2014 9:15:00 AM
NO RATINGS
Maxwell Smart drove a Sunbeam Tiger (V8), not a Sunbeam Alpine in the opening credits of "Get Smart"...it was the dream car of my youth...it fact, I still wish I owned one.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: The Seven-Ups
Charles Murray   4/25/2014 5:02:17 PM
NO RATINGS
For those who care, Volume 3 of "Best Movie Cars" will be coming up in a week or so.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
The Seven-Ups
Charles Murray   4/24/2014 6:45:28 PM
NO RATINGS
Those who like the Bullitt chases scene should watch a 1973 film called "The Seven-Ups." That movie has a a similar chase scene, directed by the same director. It even uses the same (very easily recognizable) stunt driver as Bullitt.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Among the missing
Charles Murray   3/28/2014 6:20:40 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, wealthy characters did have car phones in some of the old movies, Tweet. I recently saw an old Bond movie (I think it was Goldfinger) and Sean Connery was talking on a car phone from his Aston Martin.

Page 1/8  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Major changes are happening in the world of 3D printing and additive manufacturing materials, machines, and software. If the industry -- and the design engineers and OEMs it serves -- are to grow, all three areas must become much more tightly integrated.
Americans spent more than $60B on their pets in 2015. Folks are definitely spending their money on more than dog food. We’re spending on things like dog spas and fancy toys, and as you can imagine, the wearables market is becoming well represented here.
Collaborating researchers in Australia and the United States have discovered nanotechnology for thermophotovoltaic cells that could boost solar-energy harvesting.
Time was when sports equipment was made only from common, everyday, low-tech materials. But now sports equipment has a new, high-tech ingredient that is helping players take their game to the next level.
Every now and then Design News likes to revisit some of our favorite Gadget Freak projects. Robotic hands, manipulated Kindles, and smart recycling cans round out the latest crop.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service