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One-Offs, Coachbuilders, & the Custom Corvette

What’s a “one-off” anyway? The standard definition is ‘something that only happens once’. For automotive enthusiasts, this word is usually accompanied by other words such as: bespoke, custom, commissioned, coachbuilt. What’s an example of an automotive one-off? Eric Clapton’s gorgeous Ferrari. Or the also privately commisioned Bertone Mantide. These are true one-offs as the firms […]

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This Holiday, Spend Time With an Escort [Radar Detector]

This post brought to you by Escort Radar + Laser Detectors. The content and opinions expressed below are that of motocrit. So, I survived driving to two separate Thanksgiving celebrations (one of which necessitated 6+ hours of round trip travel) and am now looking at a fast-approaching Christmas travel event. Truly, this is the most […]

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Dread holiday travel a LOT less with an Escort radar detector

This post brought to you by Escort Radar + Laser Detectors. The content and opinions expressed below are that of motocrit. With Thanksgiving upon us and both Christmas and New Year’s around the corner, many of us are considering the harsh reality that is part and parcel to the holidays: Holiday Traffic. We’re not alone […]

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Magnaflow & Chip Foose: Live #WithAuthority

This post brought to you by MagnaFlow. The content and opinions expressed below are that of motocrit. He may not be the first person you think of when you hear the title “Transportation Designer” but you’ve definitely heard of Chip Foose. Perhaps one of the most well-known present-day automotive customizers, he breathes new life into […]

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Petition to Help Tesla Motors Bypass Dealer Association [NADA]

The petition to allow Tesla to sell directly to consumers without having to go through dealer associations has collected more than 100,000 signatures! Did you sign? This is great news, but will it accomplish anything? Even if the White House does try to do something about what over 100,000 of its citizens request, it’s not […]

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McLaren Philadelphia – MP4-12C Retailer and Supercar Central

While enjoying the relative peacefulness that is rural Pennsylvania, it was brought to my attention that McLaren Philadelphia was not in Philadelphia, but in West Chester. As it turns out, I was VERY near West Chester and suddenly had the intense urge to surround myself with beautiful machinery and enjoy the company of the good […]

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Ferrari’s Special Projects Program

For me, the combination of the terms ‘Ferrari’ and ‘One-Off’ conjure up images of lifestyles of the rich and famous; Princes and Sheikhs, and Billionaire playboys throwing money at all sorts of extravagances the likes of which most of us haven’t even had the time to imagine. Though, sometimes, they manage to do something that […]

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