1958 Lincoln Continental Mark III Convertible

Lincoln Continental III

Being a child of the 80’s, the years of white walled tires, V8’s and being able to fit your whole family in the back seat of your car, passed me by unnoticed. I grew up with LCD screens, TV remotes and power steering.

Today I received a call from a friend, photographer Albert Bredenhann, telling me he just e-mailed me some photos of a “very cool car” he ran into while on a movie set. I was expecting a Ferrari or a Aston Martin, or at least something with a trip computer and launch control. To my disgust, I found photos of a car I think I saw in a movie called “Grease” once.

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2013 Ford Fiesta ST revealed

2013 Ford Fiesta ST - Front

It’s been a a few years since Ford stuck a ST badge on a Fiesta, and it looks like they made the wait worth our while!

Some design influences from it’s bigger brother, the Focus ST (yet to be released) is clearly visible when viewed from the front. A very aggressive grill, rear diffuser and dual chrome tailpipes let you know you’re not looking at just any old Fiesta. The same is to be said of the interior. Although the basic dash layout is still that of the current Fiesta model, future Fiesta ST owners will enjoy a completely unique centre console, built around the Sony entertainment system that has become a legacy in the ST performance models. Recaro sport seats will also be making it’s appearance in the Fiesta for the first time.

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