One of the most enjoyable classic cars I have ever owned was my Volvo 1800S. I restored that car, took it to shows, participated in rallies, and used it during Monterey, California, car week.
‘Swedish Speed and Style” came to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, on September 15-18 for the Volvo Club of America’s National Meet.
A celebration of Volvo’s 60th anniversary in North America brought together vintage cars and celebrities Saturday night at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood.
As the story goes, one of Volvo’s co-founders, Assar Gabrielsson, visited the United States in the early 1950s and was quite taken by the new Chevrolet Corvette.
Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, a breed of independent Italian car maker, all of whom wanting to become the next Ferrari, created limited-production sports and grand touring cars. Not having the full resources from which to construct their cars from the ground up, they were able to take advantage of several resources available […]
To celebrate the sale of the first million Mustangs, Ford did a special Sprint package in the spring of 1966. The package provided upgraded equipment for Mustangs with 6-cylinder engines, and proved successful enough that for 1968, a Sprint “Package B” option was available with a V8 engine. The Pick of the Day is a […]
“Cars of the Eighties, Nineties and 2000s at Risk of Terminal Decline” screamed the headline on the news release from Britain’s Retro Cars magazine. What? Has there been some Brexit catastrophe that threatens the existence of three decades of vehicles in the UK? Not quite. However, the magazine checked the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency […]
Introducing the Studebaker Lark The Lark was Studebaker’s entry into the compact car field that eventually would include the Ford Falcon, Rambler American and Plymouth Valiant. These cars were all about low purchase price and operating costs, and they featured not-too-impressive, down-on-power, four- and six-cylinder engines. The standard Lark had been driving volume, but competition from […]
The vehicle you see above may not look like a Jaguar or a Land Rover, but it is part of Project Vector, which itself is part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Destination Zero mission to offer an autonomous, electric, connected future for urban mobility. Project Vector is an “autonomy-ready platform” designed to provide “unparalleled interior space […]