Have you cake – and clean it up too.
AMONG the roughly 2,500 vintage vehicles offered at the collector-car auctions that began last week in Arizona were one-off design studies by automakers, racecars that soldiered through international events and vehicles once owned by celebrities. From the outside, it looks like any other well-preserved show car. But it’s safe to say there was nothing else like the Maharani Special. Built by General Motors for its 1956 Motorama show, a traveling exhibition of extravagant dream cars and the latest in automotive technology, this Cadillac was loaded with conveniences intended to serve an on-the-go potentate with a hearty appetite. – From NY Times