1961 Corvette

When my wife and I were young and lived in the San Fernando Valley. we lived in three apartments before moving to Orange County. Our second apartment was a 2-story unit in downtown Van Nuys. One of our neighbors had a beautiful ’61 Corvette just like the photo below.

I used to love hearing him slowly drive by our unit to reach the street. What a great sound. Once he hit the street, it was pretty much what you hear in the video below, as he accelerated down the street.

1965 Ferrari 275 GTB

In 1964, Ferrari introduced the 275 GTB, a huge step forward in the manufacturer’s quest for sports car dominance. (A friend gave me a ride in a 1960 Ferrari that I will never forget.)

With an independent rear suspension and a rear-mounted transaxle, the 275 GTB had nearly perfect weight balance and excellent handling.

This 1965 275 GTB is one of the rare long-nose Series II models with a lightweight alloy body. First sold in Milan, this 275 made its way across the Atlantic to Ohio, where it remained for over 50 years.

The car has been immaculately restored to its original silver with black interior.

Four Wheel vs. All Wheel Drive

I have a 4-wheel drive truck, a front wheel drive car and a rear wheel drive classic car.

Four-wheel is fine for dirt or sand, but sucks when turning sharply on concrete or asphalt.

Front wheel is fine, but watch out when you floor it or the torque will make you turn unexpectedly.

Rear wheel is traditional and I prefer it, but feel All-Wheel is probably the best. That is probably my choice for our next car.