The Pick of the Day was built to drive to Hot August Nights, the annual custom car celebration in Reno, Nevada, and it looks like it still would turn heads there, or anywhere else for that matter. The car is a customized 1941 Mercury coupe being offered for sale on ClassicCars.com by its private owner […]
A week ago, the Pick of the Day was a striking 1949 Mercury old-school custom done in the “lead-sled” style.
The 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August spotlighted a special class of some of the most emblematic of classic street rods.
The 60th anniversary of the fatal crash of Hollywood icon James Dean was September 30, which passed without all that much hoopla.
Can you imagine Mona Lisa in a Ducati motorcycle jacket and holding her customized helmet? Well, you don’t have to imagine such an image because it has been painted by Jisbar, the prominent pop-street artist otherwise known as Jean-Baptiste Launay, a Frenchman whose art, entitled Ducati Mona Lisa, will be offered at auction July 16 […]
From coast to coast and border to border, nearly 50 special events are planned to celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day, according to the calendar complied by the SEMA Action Network. The official and Congressionally recognized day of celebration for the collector car hobby is July 10, but the events start as early as July 9 […]
Toyota will reproduce and sell parts for the 2000GT sports car through its Gazoo Racing division. Parts will be sold both in Toyota’s home country of Japan and overseas, the automaker said in a press release Monday. Launched in 1967, the 2000GT is one of Toyota’s earliest performance cars, and one of its rarest. Just […]
Whether you have any interest or not in professional golf, you might find it interesting to know that PGA Tour pro Maverick McNealy was named after the Ford Maverick. And that his brothers are Dakota, Colt and Scout. “My three brothers and I are all named after American cars,” McNealy told the Detroit Free Press […]
In 2019, an Italian court determined that the Ferrari 250 GTO was a work of art and could not be reproduced in kit-car form. Undaunted, Modena-based Ares Design appealed the decision and today there are media reports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean that the Cancellation Division of the European Union Intellectual Protection Office […]
The Fiat Jolly might be the most popular among the “beach” cars produced in decades past, but it wasn’t the only example of its ilk. Volkswagen notes that it also produced what the Italians termed a rolling spiaggina (beach chair). The open-air, fringe-trimmed fabric-roofed Fiat was built (by Ghia) to be carried on a yacht […]