Monday, June 14, 2010

Before They Were Beaters - Jaguar XJ-S

How can you inner American-circa-1976 possibly resist this advertisement?

Of course, the XJ-S is distinctly English but somehow this ad makes me want to see what glass packs sound like on a V12 while I power-brake it. The car looks great in Buick beige with the Anglo-Magnum 500s and it makes a stunning Trans-Am entry too. If only it had a vinyl top...

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Beaterblog Suggested Attraction - Garage JC Mathoul

Tucked away off of a backroad near Spa-Francorchamps in Stavelot, Belgium is Garage JC Mathoul. Although they were closed when I dropped by, I took the liberty of walking around a bit and peering into their windows.