Category Archive: 'Ed’s Cars'
After we set the New York to Los Angeles Cannonball Record in 2013, I was contacted by a gamut of cross country aficionados. Some were past Cannonballers, some were contemporary aspirers to hold the record, others just loved the movies and the idea. One highly interesting phone call was one with the organizer of an event […]
So what does it take to put a humpty dumpty S class back together? The TL;DR answer: a lot. 3/4/15 – A few weeks ago I picked up a non-running 2002 Mercedes S55 project car. I bought the car to have as an interesting project and to build a cheaper version of the CL55 Cannonball car, […]
Here is a quick video from the first few months with my manual gearbox 2008 Verde Ithaca LP640 Coupe.
Wheelwell is a new social media site centered around cars you own or have owned. It is a really cool way to keep track of the cars that you have had over the years and meet people in the car community. Here is my page there.
I gave YouTuber Evan Shanks a tour of the CL55 recently. Here is the video he put together.
On Saturday, just after my new Verde Ithaca LP640 coupe had arrived, I had a few minutes before the truck came to take away my Rosso Vik car. The Arancio Atlas Roadster that I owned from 2012-2014 came in for service and consignment this week so we pulled it out for some quick pictures. Thanks […]
I have chased a stick LP640 for nearly eight years now. I fell in love with the idea of a green stick Murci with this Verde Draco manual press car as Jeremy Clarkson drove it on Top Gear, extolling the virtues of a proper gearbox. I tried to buy a barely used Orange one in 2007 […]
I owned this car for 14 months, drove it 9k miles, and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. It has been trouble free, required just an oil change, and was a pleasure to look at every day. We had some Lambo Road Trips to St Simons and to Nashville in May ’14 and June ’15. Made many […]
A few weeks ago Seth Rose from Exotics Rally and TMinus from CarLifestyle came down to Atlanta and we recorded a podcast for their series. We talked a lot about cars and cross country driving. You can download it here. http://apple.co/1a89yT8
Did you know that you can buy a Mercedes S55 AMG for less than the cost of one lease payment of a new S63? Now this one is a real peach. It is here for a very special use that we can talk about more here later. Let’s just say, hopefully its days of hard […]