Thunderbird is the legendary car of the fifties and sixties. Among his fans you can find truly iconic figures. For example, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who included 50 brand-new cars in his inaugural cavalcade. The movie star Marilyn Monroe possessed a Thunderbird in pale pink.
Translated from English by Thunderbird “Thunderbird”. It has its roots in the mythology of the American Indians. This bird was a totem of some tribes and at the same time a folk character. The wonderful bird was considered the messenger of the gods, she ruled the sky and helped people to preserve the harvest. Traditionally, it is depicted with a sharp bent beak, a crest on the head and wings spread out to the sides. Since its debut on February 20, 1954, to this day, all Ford Thunderbird cars have been adorned with one or another version of an Indian totem. Elden Giberson, a young employee of a promising design studio, proposed the sports model of the company, and designer William Barnett embodied the idea in metal. Continue reading
Ferrari with an index of 250 were produced from 1954 until the end of the 60s in numerous modifications, most of which were assembled “individually” or in very limited quantities. All the 250s were a 2-door rear-wheel drive coupe “berlinetta” with a hard (hardtop) or open (convertible) top and belonged to the GT class – Grand Tourismo, but in essence they were real supercars. The name of the model comes from the number of “cubes” (cm³) per cylinder – 250.
The production of the Ferrari 250 GT model with a three-liter engine from Gioacchino Colombo for more than a decade (until 1968) established for Ferrari the unofficial title of “master of the roads”. Up to 20 Continue reading
The first Dodge Caravan appeared back in 1983 and immediately gained popularity, as it laid the foundation for a completely new class of roomy family cars. To please fans of different brands, the same car was sold under the names Chrysler Voyager, Plymouth Voyager and Dodge Caravan. They could only be distinguished by branded “nameplates”, elements of the front of the case (grille, bumpers) and some differences in the cabin.
The Americans immediately liked these very roomy minivans with low operating costs and excellent handling characteristics, which completely replaced the usual earlier full-size station wagons like Station Continue reading