S Here you are at Little Car in the Huge City, exactly where I highlight fascinating vehicles I found walking on a city that is praised for being bigger than everything else, yet where each car is fighting in order to stand out: Nyc, New York. Nowadays there is a lot of knowledge on the planet. Wait. Let me walk of which back. Approach, way back. These days there is an excessive amount of knowledge about just what businesses would like, in the world. Also, how individuals are killed in automotive mishaps. It is too much lamented that trucks, back in the day, used to look so much much better. And if were being honest, that's true. Merely look at this gorgeous 1951 GENERAL MOTORS CO truck. H My theory as to why pickup trucks dont look this good anymore is usually twofold, and also tied to my too-much-knowledge theory. On the one hand, organizations want optimum profits with minimum costs. And when organizations operate vehicles as the backbones of their functions, as many organizations do, that needs a truck associated with minimum expenses. And a truck of minimal costs is a really onerous way of saying an inexpensive pickup truck. A cheap truck. One that doesnt require substantial amounts of design, massive levels of flair. One which can get the job done, and doesnt bother fussing along with delicately attractive wheel arches, swooping curves of a cover, or finely proportioned break up windshields. An old chevy that can finish the same job, with no problems, and that's about it. Pickup trucks that arent boulevard cruising motorcycles, oozing with style from every orifice inside their bodies, nevertheless that can transport big payloads to wherever they need to go. Oh, plus theres that will safety element, too. You dont need bunch of wood sticking out the top of the package, because in an accident the likely to possibly splinter in to a million pieces, forever physically disfiguring the sight of cute little Jimmy, that happened to be within the dads Rambler, heading off to the ol fishin hol, next directly behind a truck because he is a child and he does not know how to drive, what the hell is he or she doing when driving of a car anyway, Im pretty sure that is some child version associated with grand fraud auto, when he gets too close to the back in the pretty vehicle because he enjoys it a lot and then this stops short and he slams into the back than it and of course now he has simply no eyes. Whew, that was a new nightmare situation. Oh, as well as, that engine doesnt contain any crumple zones. Which dashboard isnt padded. And this gorgeous tyre doesnt provide an airbag. T But it has the Membership, so theres that. So , yeah. At any time anyone requests you exactly why trucks dont look as effective as they utilized to, just tell them the Ballaban Theory associated with Utilitarian... ness. People want cheap trucks thatll complete the job, and little Jimmy requires his eye. Sounds about right. Big big thanks to Chris Kendrick for these pictures!