What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Illustration for article titled Film Shoots Are Treasure Troves of Old Cars

Pictured above is the 1982 Honda Civic that was featured on the set of The Americans last night, which was shooting an explosion in Brooklyn. Okay, Felicity Russell was featured and not the Civic.

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But still!

Period pieces are always great for looking at cars from a certain era in such a pristine condition that you rarely find anywhere else, outside of the Island That Time Forgot.

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Also there was this beautiful 1981 Toyota Celica GT, which Hillary, the owner, told me had already paid for its own numerous repairs from the income generated by appearances on film and television sets.

Illustration for article titled Film Shoots Are Treasure Troves of Old Cars
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Trust me, if you ever hear about something being shot, go check it out!  You’re bound to find something beautiful.

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