Scooby Doo, we found the Mystery Machine!! Well, this particular one is worse for wear and bears no markings of the famed Mystery Machine, but it does have a striking resemblance in it’s form. One has to wonder if this is Scooby’s beater van, his daily driver… Enjoy
Check out some other classic Chevrolet models we have spotted:
1967 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup Truck
1958 Chevy Apache Pickup Truck
1973 Chevy Corvette Stingray (C3)
1960 Chevy C-10 Fleetside Pickup
Spotted a third generation Ford Bronco on a bike ride yesterday. This Bronco has a custom grille on the front that has a Ford Raptor look to it. The owner has definitely made this their own. It is rocking a matte black paint job with black rims as well – OJ would not approve. Enjoy.
Check out the other Bronco and F-series we’ve spotted:
1985 Ford Bronco II
1974 Ford F-100 Ranger XLT
1969 Ford F-250 Ranger
P.S. – Ford is reviving the Bronco after a 25 year hiatus. We will see how it fairs in the automotive landscape that is currently cluttered with SUV’s.
It’s the end of April and another month of quarantine and solitude has passed. While our view of normality and our social lives have withered, our daily walks and Zoom calls have increased. With all that has happened and will happen, there will always be cars parked on the street 🙂 Enjoy
Spotted another Toyota pickup while on a walk recently. There are so many Toyota pickups of different vintages in Los Angeles that it’s easy to spot one around the neighborhood. This Toyota pickup is the SR5 V6 package and is the last generation before Toyota switched to the ‘Tacoma’ nomenclature in the United States.
After 1976, Toyota’s small trucks didn’t have an official name in the United States, only being referred to as pickup or truck, until it became known as the Tacoma after 1995. To the rest of the world, Toyota Pickups have been and are still known as the Toyota Hilux.
Check out some other Toyota trucks:
1982 Toyota 4×4 Pickup
1976 Toyota Pickup Truck
1986 Toyota SR5 Pickup Truck
Spotted this Chevy Astro Gemini Conversion van on a walk. When I was younger, I thought that conversion vans were kind of shitty but I now see the appeal. What better way to transport your whole family in comfort and in a reasonable sized package. Also, the paint scheme on these conversion vans are simply amazing. Google C”hevy Astro conversion van” and you will find a ba-gillion different color and pinstripe design combos.
My family used to own a regular non-conversion style Chevy Astro that was a stick shift of all things – I think it was maroon in color. How cool is that. Enjoy
Don’t forget to check out some other sweet vans:
1993 Toyota HiAce Super Custom (4th Gen)
1991 Mitsubishi Delica LS Van
1964 Ford Econoline Van
Spotted a cleanly modified Honda S2000 of the AP2 generation (2003 to 2009). The Honda S2000 embodies the time-tested Honda tradition and formula they founded with the original S500, S600 and S800. Front engine, rear-wheel drive convertible coupe with a naturally aspirated engine, the S2000 is objectively good looking and a true drivers car. This S2000 is sporting a hard top and classic Enkei RPF1 rims/wheels that are are popular in the Honda crowd. Enjoy.
Check out some other Honda’s we’ve spotted:
1990 Honda CRX
1977 Honda CVCC
1979 Honda Accord Hatch
The month of March has come to a close and what a month it has been. It was a turbulent month, filled COVID-19 panic and non-stop news coverage on the issue. One could say that March Madness takes on a whole new meaning. The president has called for the veil of chaos to be lifted by Easter – some applaud the move and some say it is too early – I tend to agree to the latter. I think we are in this state of existence for the next few months, at least until widespread testing for both the virus and the antibodies becomes readily available. Only time will tell.
I hope that I can continue to spot cars and share with everyone in the coming months. My mobility around Los Angeles county has been limited to my own neighborhood and the occasional trip to the grocery store. In order to keep the content rolling, some cars I spot in the coming months may be a little more mundane.
In the meantime, enjoy this sparse end of month Hodgepodge for March 2020.
Spotted a 1965 Mercury Monterey Coupe in a fabulous faded yellow the other day (when Los Angeles was not locked down). I have always been a fan of big old coupes – look that the size of that trunk!! Now that I’ve been coupe’d up in our house for the past 2+ weeks, I can’t wait to get out and go to a car show. Spring is typically the start of the car show season around the nation, so I know many of you will feel the same. Enjoy these car spotting photos to hold you over!
And check out some other Mercury cars we’ve spotted before:
1963 Mercury Meteor Custom
1971 Mercury Cougar Convertible
Spotted a Dodge Colt Vista while on a walk last month. This “mini” minivan may not be the most exciting vehicle to grace our earth, but I can honestly say that I’ve never seen one in person. It stands out to me as being very practical and compact – LACS approved.
Don’t forget to check out some other Dodge/Plymouth spottings:
1972 Plymouth Duster
1989 Dodge Raider
1967 Plymouth Valiant Signet
1984 Dodge Ram D150 Prospector – Short Bed
Spotted a bright red Chevy C10 pickup truck in Burbank not long ago. This was from a few days ago, when Californian’s were allowed to go outside for leisure (expect other large cities or states to follow this order)! I have a few more spotting pictures in the bank that I’ll post over the next few days to keep us all sane.
Don’t forget to search for your favorite vehicles at the bottom of the web site. Here is a sample of a few C10’s and Silverado’s we have spotted.
1982 Chevrolet Silverado C10 Pickup
1962 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Truck
1972 Chevrolet C10 pickup (CK Chassis)
1965 Chevrolet C-10 Pickup
Spotted this lovely 2019 Aston Martin Vantage parked near the office last week. Word on the street is that Aston Martin is having some supply line troubles and is greatly reducing the number of vehicles it is producing at the moment. Glad I could find this one out in the world. Couldn’t get a shot of the front because of it’s positioning but the back looks pretty damn sexy! Enjoy.