Posts Tagged ‘v8’

Here She Is: Le Grand Doyenne de San Francisco – Cruising the Financh with Driving Gloves in a Jeep Grand Wagoneer

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Saw this woman a couple years ago on Battery in the Financial – very striking, like something out of a movie.

Anyway, I just saw this ride parked on the street in a location that would make you say, “Well of course that’s where this lady lives.”

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Look for the woody with JMG monogrammed on the door…

94133, Bitches

Friday, December 20th, 2013

It’s 94133 zip code pride, for some reason:

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The interior and exterior might be going to Hell, but nothing will stop its straight-outta-Toyota-City 1UZ-FE V8…

That Law School Got a Hemi? The University of California Police Patrolling UC Hastings – Twitterloin Mopar Madness

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

The first I’ve seen of this:

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“Serving the Hastings Community” it says on the side.

So Hastings still has unarmed uniformed security guards? IDK. Back in the 1990’s there was some push for them to cowboy up with sidearms* but some people thought it a bad idea.

Anyway, presenting one of the few police vehicles in San Francisco not made by Ford…

*Or “assault weapons” in the lexicon of our day.

Mopar Madness: Sighting a Chrysler-Supplied Dodge Charger Police Car in SF – Hey SFPD, That Thing Got A Hemi?

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Remember back five years ago, when the SFPD pined for Chrysler products?

As seen in 2008

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Well, it’s happening, man. It’s finally happening.

Sighted yesterday in Randy Shaw’s corrupt Twitterloin / corrupt Microsoft Yammerloin, here’s my white whale, a Dodge Charger in SFPD livery

Is this a one-off, merely a test? Or is it the start of a flood of SFPD radio cars what aren’t Ford Crown Victorias?

I know not.

Anyway, this is a shock after seeing decades of Crown Vics prowling the 415.

Does anybody know?

Older Woman, MJG, Graces the Financial District in Her Monogrammed, Old-School Jeep Grand Wagoneer Woody

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Note the monogram on the door, and the driving gloves.

As seen at California and Battery:

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This lady rocks.

None More Black: This Dodge Challenger is The Stealth Car – Hot Rod Black – Mopar Madness

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The flattest paint job in the Financh: 

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This thing is blacker than the former USN Sea Shadow.

Like this guy‘s.

I wonder if this thing even shows up on the police radar…

Someday I’ll Own a Car That Requires a “Please Don’t Touch” Sign 24-7: Chevy Chevelle SS 386 on Geary

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Isn’t it boss?

The homemade sign is on the dash, for tout le monde to see:

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Former Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Former V8 SUV Limousine: It’s Now Working Undercover for the SFPD?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

That’s what you might conclude after seeing a tableau such as this on Market Street:

Seen being driven by a uniformed member of the San Francisco Police Department:

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(Couldn’t tell if there are still holes in the roof from the television antenna installation.)

Or maybe Gavin’s former limo is down in the batcave, fueled up and waiting for the Next Great San Francisco Disaster?

Don’t know…

4-Door Porsche Panamera Caught on the Streets of San Francisco

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Oh no! Look out BMW Gran Turismo, the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG, Aston Martin Rapide, Lamborghini Estoque, Maserati Quattroporte, Bentley Continental GT, and Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. ‘Cause here comes der neu 4-door Porsche Panamera!

You see, they need to find out if such a fine vehicle can handle the steep streets of San Francisco. Fair enough, but doesn’t the body look all stretched out, like a 1978 “pregnant cow” Nissan / Datsun 280Z / Fairlady 2+2?

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Both photos via the photostream of Hysterical Bertha:

No front license plate, which is required in California. Minus 5 points, Gryffindor House.

It sure looks fast though.

Can it outrun a recession? We’ll find out soon enough.

California Irish Setter has its own V8 BMW SUV

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

This dog also has a driver and a personal assistant: