One lap of the web: Porsches going under, best Beetle commercials and Audi clocksMon, 23 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0700
The Hellendorn Rally took place over the weekend in the Netherlands. Driver Harry Kleinjan's Porsche 911 locked up at precisely the wrong moment and ends up all wet. Let's go to the videotape.
A wealthy Brazilian man who wants to be buried in his Bentley Flying Spur has begun digging a grave for the car in his backyard. The man got the idea after watching a TV special on ancient Egypt.
“I decided to do as the Pharaohs: this week I will bury my favorite car, the Bentley, here in the home garden! Bury my treasure in my palace!”
Petrolicious is talking about some of its favorite Beetle commercials from the past. VW began advertising the Bug in the 1960s, and still makes some of the most entertaining ads today. Check them out here.
Audi Design unveiled its latest creation at Baselworld 2013, the premier watch and jewelry show in Switzerland. The company teamed up with clockmaker Erwin Sattler on the table clock, which uses ruthenium-coated clasps to hold itself together.
By Jake Lingeman