Few vehicles in history have been as recognizable, as prevalent and as loved as the VW Beetle. If you ever got punched in the arm by a friend who shouted “slug bug” when he or she saw a Beetle, you can relate to just how easy they are to spot. The iconic shape and fun […]
The Pick of the Day looks to be in unusually fine condition
My favorite uncle bought this in the fall of 1973.
You may not earn an invitation to Amelia Island or other major concours d’elegance with this Pick of the Week, but you certainly would be a hit at a Concours d’LeMons.
Remember “Max,” the 1964 Volkswagen Beetle that interviewed various celebrities in a series of commercials that employed a talk-show format? Those celebrities included Heidi Klum (she made Max blush), David Hasselhoff, a chair-throwing Bobby Knight and Leonard Nimoy. The Video of the Day today — and tomorrow — features two of those “interviews.” It was […]
The merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the Peugeot group of carmakers moved another step closer with the announcement by the parties that their new joint name will be Stellantis. “Stellantis is rooted in the Latin verb ‘stello’ meaning ‘to brighten with stars’,” the partners said, adding that the name “draws inspiration from this new […]
No conversation about Japanese classic cars is complete without a mention of the Toyota Celica. The Celica nameplate, though retired since 2006, lived for seven generations and 36 years, making it one of the most widely recognized and historically significant cars from that era and part of the world. The Pick of the Day is […]
Road America will continue the tradition of its race car and road car concours events during the WeatherTech International Challenge weekend July 23-26 – albeit not in downtown Elkhart Lake. The events themselves were in question, but after a successful and safe IndyCar weekend, the organizers are confident in the safety of the races and […]
Ever wonder what automotive luxury was like more than a century ago? H&H Classics offers an example at its upcoming July 22 auction in England in the form of a 1909 Renault Type AZ 12/16hp Laundaulette, with such French finery surrounded in coachwork by Lucas of London. The car is coming out of an estate […]
Lotus Cars has developed a plug-and-play digital dashboard designed to enhance track-day events for drivers of its vehicles. The Digital Instrument Pack fits Lotus Elise and V6 Exige cars produced since 2008, the company said. The digital dash includes track data from more than 4,000 racing circuits around the world and is integrated with GPS […]