When it comes to rallying there are any number of distractions to the right and left of the driver’s line of sight, though usually not a naked lady. I’m not entirely sure how the woman in the picture isn’t freezing to death considering the snow all over the ground but it’s probably safe to say both the driver and co-driver remembered that corner for years to come.
The 1951 Mercury Eight Convertible is a testament post-WWII automobile design in the United States, it was the first new car from Mercury after the war and it was a huge sales success right across the country.
If I were to tell you that the leather suitcase you see above is made from full-grain boot leather and is sold with a 100 year warranty, you’d probably be more than ready to toss your Samsonite suitcase out next to the trash cans and place your order. I certainly was, until I remembered that…
This is a shot of Chuck Yeager climbing out of the Bell X-1 in 1949, Chuck was first human to break the sound barrier on October 14, 1947 sitting in the cockpit of this very plane.