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Four-Links – LOMEX, Talbot ownership disputed, Ferrari dispute settled, V-12 Lincoln

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Robert Moses had all sorts of grand plans for Manhattan’s road network, none grander than the Lower Manhattan Expressway (LOMEX). However, as Curbed pointed out in this 2016 article, the efforts of activist Jane Jacobs, concerned about the devastating effect LOMEX would have on Manhattan’s diverse neighborhoods, derailed those plans for good. (via)

* Who owns a vehicle stolen decades ago and since restored, sold and sold again? Wisconsin’s courts system is now tasked with determining the rightful ownership of a 1938 Talbot-Lago T150C that was stolen from a Milwaukee garage (above) 17 years ago and that has since left the country and returned.

* Perhaps the Wisconsin courts will consider the case of Ferrari 0799 GT, a 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet that was the subject of a recently resolved court case in Connecticut, in their decision.

* On to tales of undisputed ownership. Lincoln Continentals had V-12s to start with, so it’s only appropriate one should find its way under the hood of a 1977 Continental, even if the V-12 had to come from a Mercedes W140.

* Seven minutes of racing footage from the 1962 Monaco Grand Prix. Enjoy.