"When I was a boy, I dreamed that I always sat at the wheel of a magnificent Stutz, a Stutz as low as a snake and as red as an Indiana barn."
-from The Notebooks of F. Scott Fitzgerald
|1918 Stutz Bearcat|
In the halcyon days of Fitzgerald's youth, the car was the wonder of the ages. Men were unyoked from animals, and horsepower now represented flight, and speed, and a chariot to sweep up your new love with.
It was symbolic of both freedom and danger.
|Cover Art, Motor Magazine, March 5th, 1914|
But he does take some of the most potent symbols of the book, the automobiles, and update them with cars from a different era and different body, simply because they are more awesome.
|Complete with Stereo Shack AM Radio tuner!|
|1921 -1922 Packard|