Brett Berk

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January 2019

Hot Wheels 50th

Written by , Posted in Autoweek

For my cover story on Hot Wheels’ 50th anniversary in the current issue of Autoweek I spoke with a baker’s dozen notable people–including Darryl Starbird, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Adrian Newey, Don “The Snake” Prudhome, Jay Ward, and Killer Mike–about the history and enduring legacy of the tiny toy cars.

Click on the link to read the inferior online version of the story, or just download/subscribe to the magazine, you chintzy bitch.

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January 2019

Underappreciated II: Lincoln Blackwood

Written by , Posted in Automobile

In case you’re unfamiliar with Lincoln’s core corporate strategy, it has consisted mainly of swaddling existing Ford product in chrome and leather, retuning the suspension, slapping on some four-pointed stars, and charging premium prices. Thus, in 2002, the Ford F-150 SuperCrew begat a luxury pickup called the Lincoln Blackwood.

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