One of the most popular posts on this blog is an old one, praising the most beautiful car ever made – in fact one of the most aesthetically pleasing objects made by man – the mighty Mercedes 126 coupes from the 80’s and 90’s.
Anyway, what brought this reverie on was seeing a celebrity in one the other day. Not just any celebrity, but one with decades of accumulated cool and credibility – Clint Eastwood. Clint was giving his new lady friend a lift.
Now, why would a multimillionaire be driving around in a 20+ year old car? Because it’s so damn enjoyable. He’s not the only one either. What would the wildest F1 driver of them all drive when he’s not at work?
Sadly, The Knife’s own 560 SEC (see below) has moved on, even if this only a temporary state of affairs.
For unrequited SEC junkies I can recommend this Tumblr page.
Three more images, it’s worth it…