Tag Archives: Ian Merritt

Inside the Subaru Rally Team USA garage.




What better way to start off the newest section on ShinySide.net than to take a photographic tour of the greatest automotive garage in all of Vermont… Welcome to the official Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) garage, better known as Vermont SportsCar. Continue reading

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1996 Porsche 911 Twin Turbo (993)




Not surprisingly, the Porsche 911 has been around for more than 45 years. Somewhere near it’s 30th birthday (draw your over-the-hill comparisons now), Porsche designed and produced one of it’s greatest cars yet, the Type 993. Continue reading

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1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster




I’m going to shimmy out on a high altitude tree limb and express my views on the the 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster: This is the prettiest car. Ever. Continue reading

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Naughty Autos 3




While all of the classic cars are tucked into their winter beds I would like to reflect on the last Winnetka, IL Coffee and Classics held in 2010. Continue reading

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1976 Aston Martin V8




These days, little surprises me in the automotive world. It has become common place for me to see a rare car outside of it’s natural habitat. The occasional Lamborghini shimmying through downtown Chicago may make me ask aloud, “hey little fella, what are you doing so far from home?” On the flip side of the proverbial coin, it is rare for me to mutter, “Well what the hell IS that steed?!” Continue reading

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1957 Chevrolet Corvette




For those of you who have been biting your nails waiting for me to post an American Classic, your wait is over. Presenting a gorgeous black 1957 Chevrolet Corvette. Vette enthusiasts can rejoice… Continue reading

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1964 Porsche 356 Carrera 2




Cutting edge automotive design begins with a vision. Great designs can leave a lasting impression on the rest of the automotive industry for 10 seconds or for 10 years Continue reading

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