Most serious Italian motorcycle collectors concede that Parilla is a cult collector bike. The Wildcat is a “high-cam,” 250cc dirt bike that came with the road race engine from the very expensive Grand Sports model.
On this week’s Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Consumer Editor Jeremy Korzeniewski. We talk the possible rebirth of the Dodge Viper and Jaguar XK, as well as the recent goings-on at Tesla. Then we share some of our experiences driving in Europe. We also discuss the cars we’ve been driving, and help spend another listener’s hard-earned dough in this week’s “Spend My Money” segment.
Except hundreds of thousands are built here, though not Audi or Porsche.
We're so used to seeing McQueen in jeans, a sweatshirt, and lineman boots while riding his Husqvarna in On Any Sunday that it's jarring to see him on a Honda 305 with a windscreen. This is a man who loved exotic metal, and yet this backlot photo captures him astride a lowly Honda Dream.