Author: Mark R. Brinker

Rotary Power for the People

The oil crisis of the 1970s frowned heavily on Mazda’s gas-guzzling rotary engines. Under constant development since licensure from NSU in 1961, the enormously expensive rotary-engine program had placed Mazda on the brink of financial ruin. The future looked bleak when Mazda’s largest creditor, Sumitomo Bank, inserted its own corporate […]

2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package

Offered from the Fox Collection The legendary LFA’s most exclusive and desirable edition; one of 25 U.S.-delivery Nürburgring Package examples Features 562-hp, 4.8-liter V10 with 9,000 rpm redline, lightweight BBS wheels and numerous aerodynamic enhancements Rarely seen black over a black interior; driven fewer than 930 miles from new Accompanied […]

1967 Toyota 2000GT

The example offered here, finished in the desirable color of Solar Red, was one of three new 2000GTs supplied to Otto Linton, the legendary Watkins Glen driver. Officially recognized as one of the “Legends of the Glen,” Mr. Linton had recently acquired a Toyota dealership in Pennsylvania. He apparently considered […]