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.
Look at the palm of your hand. What you’re looking at roughly represents the contact patch for each of the four tires on your car. That’s it. Just those few square inches connect you, your vehicle and whatever or whomever is riding along to the pavement, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re puttering around the […]
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. That certainly seems to be the situation with the Ford Bronco. Prices of vintage Broncos have soared in anticipation of Ford’s announcement that, at 8 p.m. Eastern time Monday, July 13, it finally will unveil not only the new Bronco, but the first 4-door Bronco and a […]
In 1979, I brought a copy of Road & Track into a Mazda dealer and asked if they were expecting any of the new RX-7s; up until that point, I had only seen the car in magazines. I left that day with a contract to buy one of the first 13 that shipped to Minneapolis […]
Be the envy of your JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) buddies or drift crowd with the Pick of the Day, a right-hand-drive 1991 Nissan 300ZX. Showing just over 37,000 miles and in what looks like clean original condition, the sport coupe was apparently imported directly from an owner in Japan, where it was “well-maintained,” according to […]
In 2016, Ford, with its redesigned GT supercar, returned to Le Mans to attempt a repeat of a storied feat 50 years prior. The company and team succeeded, winning its class in the prestigious endurance classic. This is the story of the return. Historians, including Preston Lerner and Ford executives tell the story of the […]
It’s 2020 and I have been invited to judge yet another car show. It is something I love doing as it exposes me to cherry cars and commensuration with like-minded friends. However as mentioned, this is 2020. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has given cancel culture the upper hand on just about every aspect of […]