“New Ford Ranger thunder storms into Europe” was the headline on the announcement that European pickup enthusiasts can purchase a special version of the midsize truck. Only 4,500 will be produced, with 1,400 offered for sale in the UK with 30 reserved for Ireland, Ford said. The trucks have exclusive color-contrast exteriors, special touches in […]
The first Ford truck to wear the Ranger badge was not a pickup but what was then known as a carry-all vehicle, and now called an SUV.
A delightful story arrived in my inbox recently. Headlined “The six weirdest places F1 has raced,” it was written by Ben Miles and published by Goodwood Road & Racing, and if you haven’t signed up for the British circuit’s newsletter, you’re missing some great (oh-how-I-hate-the-word) content. Those six weirdest places in Miles’ mind were a […]
Icon’s Reformer series adds modern upgrades to vintage vehicles, while keeping their classic style intact. The latest vehicle to get the Reformer treatment is a 1970 Ford F-100. Underneath the Nixon-era exterior is a modern Ford 5.0-liter V8, tuned to produce 426 horsepower and bolted to a Ford AOD automatic transmission. A Borla exhaust system […]
The 20th annual Woodies at the Beach show in Santa Barbara, California, is still on for July 25, though officials might require social distancing and other health precautions, notes Santa Barbara Woodie Club president Rick White. “We have non-profits that depend on us that help clothe and feed and do essential things,” White noted. So […]
When we talk about America, we instinctively talk about cars. Well… at least I do. Maybe it has something to do with me being a huge car enthusiast? I definitely think so. In this article I will dig into the American car culture and find my all-time American dream car. No! It will not be […]
The Video of the Day begins with what appears to be a horrible and flaming crash during a dirt-track auto race, but no people were injured. That’s because the video shows newsreel action from the 1940s involving miniature auto racing cars. At the time, the newsreel informs, there were 6 tracks in the U.S. with […]
In these strange times, there are many questions people are trying to answer. Such as, with things opening up so that you can take your classic car on a road trip, what do you do if that drive lasts more than an afternoon? Would you really want to stay in a hotel, Airbnb or VRBO […]