" At the first hint of falling snow, thoughts turn to utility as the prime motivator of automotive choice. Of course the SUV genre has had some killer bad press over the last couple of years. They don't make sense for "
Hip to Be Square?
Sometimes sophisticated industrial processes are over-rated. Sure, we love the hand-wrought curve of fine steel wrapped around a frame and some rolling gear. But luscious curves alone do not a cool motor make.
The Americans, in particular, have always known how to construct a good-looking box-on-wheels. It wasn’t just the stoic Swedes at Volvo who knew the beauty of form following function.
Many an angular hunk of automotive goodness has been manufactured in the name of utility right out of the foundries and production lines of Detroit.
We can’t be the only ones who have gazed longingly out of airliners’ port holes at the ultimate utility vehicles – that’s right: those beauties that trundle around airport aprons. But could a milk-float ever be cool?
We think with the right box-like stripped-down aesthetic, there’s no reason why not. Just look at this hunkered down Stud.
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