And a fascinating story about wartime Germany
When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world.
Here’s a handful of the articles, videos and social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand-new, others have been online for a while.
Enjoy them – just not too much, okay?
1973 BMW 2002: A Tastefully Modified TreasurePetrolicious, YouTube
The compact 2002 is widely renowned for kick-starting the ‘modern BMW’ as we know it. Lisa has owned three examples, but this (lightly-modified) E10 is designed to be her ‘keeper’ – a car to hold onto for life.
Enjoy the beautifully shot video here
911 Carrera RS: PH HeroesKyle Fortune, PistonHeads
The Porsche 911 Carrera RS is a legend, even among the legendary 911 back catalogue. With flared guards, a ducktail spoiler, Fuchs alloy wheels and a classic sticker pack, it’s one of the prettiest rear-engined cars ever to grace the earth – but this article dives a bit deeper than that, pitting it against its modern, distant GT3 RS cousin.
Check it out here
This Olympic Athlete Removed Her Breasts To Drive Faster And Spied And Tortured For The GestapoElizabeth Werth, Jalopnik
"Finally, in 1944, Morris hit the end of her road…"
"She was killed by the French resistance on a country road during a drive with friends, gunned down behind the wheel of her car."
"No one claimed her bullet-ridden body, and so Violette Morris, with her 20 national titles, 50 medals, 200 football matches, and three Ballon d’Ors, was buried in a mass grave."
This is a fascinating read, and something a bit different. Check it out here
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