Our collection of cool white cars with black wheels – an assorted grab bag if you will!
Thanks to BlackSteelies reader Gert for reminding us of the beauty of the Fiat 2300 coupe and for sending this great image of a lowered example sporting black wheels – it looks ready for anything.
The 2300 coupe is a very elegant car and even looks good without black wheels!
For a final word on the 2300 Coupe check out this gorgeous video on Petrolicious: http://www.petrolicious.com/the-fiat-2300-s-coupe-is-suspended-in-time. Did he really say “…a little island inside the ocean of technology and modernity”. I want that on a t-shirt!
Ok, now that we have finally got that Delorean monkey off our backs we can get back to more regular posts. And what better way to get things rolling along again than to introduce a new car to the BlackSteelies stable. I present our 1968 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1300 Ti.
The little car is turning out to be quite the media darling with a starring role in the Our Cars section of our sister website ItalianCar.com.au
Eagle-eyed viewers will have noticed that the car does not currently sport black steel wheels. This is being rectified post haste.
Here is the second instalment in our, slightly drawn out, Trio of Delorean related stories. It’s the story of the Pontiac Tempest and how it nearly became America’s answer to the sporting sedans of Europe. Continue reading
First up here’s the story of the fabulous artists Art Fitzpatrick and Van Kaufman who were employed by Pontiac to create beautiful, aspirational images for ads and brochures. In the sixties most car companies were turning to photography to promote their wares, but Pontiac bucked the trend and used the prodigiously talented pair to conjure up sumptuous images the old fashioned way; with a paint brush. Continue reading
Beautiful steelies with knock-off spinners. Hat tippage to Motoring Con Brio.
And let’s face it, if the 507 was good enough for The King, it’s good enough for us.
If this little three-fifty-six does nothing for you then you are very clearly on the wrong website.
Thanks to Paul.
Mini Cooper ready for some serious winter usage. Continue reading
I might be alone in my crazed advocacy of the black steel wheel, but this website will aim to convert the unenlightened and enfranchise any fellow travelers out there.
To start with I should show you what I’m on about. Here’s a grab bag of random examples – don’t they look spiffing?