Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Steve McQueen's Jaguar XKSS

Steve McQueen, known for his love of fast cars and motorcycles, bought his Jaguar XKSS in 1958 before his career had taken off.

As his fame increased, so did his daring:

He drove fast and ran from the cops without second thoughts. Once, he tricked a patrolman into racing him and a supposedly in-labor Nellie to the hospital; Nellie was pregnant, sure, but only by six months. McQueen waited for the patrolman to leave, then told the nurses, "false alarm." Nellie was so angry she didn't speak to Steve for the rest of the day. 
Read the full story here: Retracing Steve McQueen's Los Angeles in his Jaguar XKSS

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