THE NEW ENGLAND Motor Press Association's annual Ragtop Ramble & Crustacean Crawl-that is, our summer get-together with car-company media people where we gather for a dinner cruise on Boston harbor, then drive everyone's convertibles to the Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport the following day for a lobster feast-went off without a hitch in late July. The humid heat and thunder squalls dissipated. No one fell off the boat. All the cars made it to our start point, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline.

One Fast Lobster

THE NEW ENGLAND Motor Press Association’s annual Ragtop Ramble & Crustacean Crawl-that is, our summer get-together with car-company media people where we gather for a dinner cruise on Boston harbor, then drive everyone’s convertibles to the Colony Hotel in Kennebunkport the following day for a lobster feast-went off without a hitch in late July. The […]

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2010 NEMPA Ragtop Ramble / Crustacean Crawl recap

2010 NEMPA Ragtop Ramble / Crustacean Crawl recap

The 2010 New England Motor Press Ragtop Ramble/Crustacean Crawl recently went off without a hitch. As in, none of the vehicles graciously provided by automakers had any trailer hitches. This year, we opened the event up to new, noteworthy and exciting cars, in addition to the traditional focus on convertibles. Our friends in the car […]

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Porsche recently returned to the New England Motor Press after an extended absence. Five Boxsters were brought to an informational dinner, and a healthy member turnout made the evening worthwhile for both Porsche and our membership. George Kennedy of WheelsTV graciously took the time to chronicle the event for us.

Porsche Boxster Spyder comes for dinner

Porsche recently returned to the New England Motor Press after an extended absence. Five Boxsters were brought to an informational dinner, and a healthy member turnout made the evening worthwhile for both Porsche and our membership. George Kennedy of WheelsTV graciously took the time to chronicle the event for us.

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Duncan Haimerl

Remembering Duncan Haimerl

NEMPA is still mourning the loss of long-time member and friend Duncan Haimerl. His friend and colleague John White shares his remembrance below. Duncan is fondly remembered by all and is greatly missed. You’re welcome to add to John’s reminisces by adding a comment. I first met Duncan back in 1979 when he was working […]

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