Art cars can be an equally exciting and controversial endeavour . Throughout the years, the meeting of automotive and artistic minds has given us a number of special vehicles ranging from road machines all the way to Le Mans-winning race cars. Regardless, Porsche recently released an artful interpretation on its Taycan 4S. The German automaker joined forces with acclaimed American artist Richard Phillips to create an automotive work of art. With the all-electric sportscar standing in as the canvas, the project unsurprisingly took on a natural theme. For the art car, Phillips adapted his large-scale Queen of the Night painting – originally completed in 2010. Gallery: Porsche Taycan Art Car 9 Photos “The result is this creation, which reflects the guiding principles of sustainability and electromobility and of course also places a strong focus on nature in … [Read more...] about Would you drive this crazy-looking Porsche Taycan art car for sale?
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 9 CHATHAM, Va. - The land came first, 5,557 acres of forest purchased two years after the Revolutionary War by a Virginia slaveholder and future congressman. The mansion came next - a symbol of fortune and power built by enslaved workers, who spent seven years assembling the stately home brick by brick until it was finally finished in 1825. "It's been occupied by a Walter Coles and his wife ever since then," says the latest Walter Coles - the fifth of that name - as he sits in the same parlor his father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather all sat in before him, recounting the history of Coles Hill as his predecessors look down from portraits on all four walls. Coles, 84, is one of countless Americans who still benefit from the wealth accumulated by America's 18th- and 19th-century slaveholders. And his … [Read more...] about Their wealth was built on slavery. Now a new fortune lies underground.
After a COVID-enforced two-year delay, Aston Martin ’s ground breaking ceremony last week to begin work on its new state-of-the-art Formula 1 factory and campus marks an important moment. With owner Lawrence Stroll making clear his lofty ambitions to be world championship winners in the next three to five years, he understands that the team could not keep going as it was. Still operating out of the Silverstone facilities that originally housed Jordan Grand Prix in 1991, Aston Martin’s increasing reliance on temporary offices has left it in a state where, if it is truly serious about winning world titles, it’s no longer fit for purpose. As a result, Stroll has signed off on an ambitious 400,000 square foot campus plan to be built on the land he has acquired around the current premises. This will include a factory, wind tunnel, conference centre, auditorium, heritage department and other offices. As well as being fully sustainable, it will feature state-of-the-art … [Read more...] about Why Aston Martin’s new F1 campus is a ‘reverse’ McLaren MTC