Fisker Tramonto


Fisker Tramonto 2006

Together, Henrik Fisker and Bernhard Koehler are building on one of the world’s greatest handcrafted experiences in car design – coachbuilding. They are crafting a line of automobiles that will redefine automotive performance, elegance and exclusive luxury.

Earlier this year, Fisker and Koehler recruited a small group of international investors to bring the FISKER COACHBUILD experience to life. A workshop was rented…a handful of craftsmen hired… and production of the FISKER TRAMONTO and LATIGO CS turned from dream to reality.

The FISKER COACHBUILD 2006 TRAMONTO is a sculpted statement of exotic, two-seat, open-air motoring. Beneath the skin, the engineering excellence of what its base architecture once was – a Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG – remains. The myriad array of Mercedes-Benz’s finest technological innovations, from the power-retractable hardtop to Active Body Control (ABC), remain untouched – as do safety systems, including crumple zones and airbags. At the same time, the TRAMONTO has…

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Motorsports 2011, by Jake Yorath.


2011 was a great year in motorsports—–and I personally had an epic time at Petit Le Mans this year, following one of the most heroic wins ever at Le Mans in france.  But aside from those glorious events—–DTM racing, GT racing, and endurance racing supplied thrills and spills this year.

Jake Yorath takes wonderful photos—and these were shared by him to remember motorsports in 2011

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365-356 Have a drink on me

What I Pic

I had an unexpected work assignment in Wheeling today and on my way there I swung by the small town of West Alexander. I had visited the town previously for photos and I can usually find something of interest there. Although the old houses were nicely decorated for Christmas, I at first was going to get some architecture shots but instead I focused on an old gas station that I took previous 365 photos at. I saw these Coke bottles in the window and did my best to obscure my reflection in the glass when taking the shot. I added a heavy vignette during processing to further reduce my silhouette. Pentax K20D, DA17-70.

Real Thing

And what goes better with Coke than some ice? I saw this burned ice machine at a convenience store I used to visit when I was working in the Wheeling area a few months ago. I liked the colors and patterns in…

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