The 1960s were a great time for American cars, in many ways the last great era for classic US-made automobiles, especially in the luxury car segment. A highlight of that segment was the personal luxury car, designed for driving to work as easily as crossing the country in supreme comfort. Among the very best of […]
Since it’s only half a car, let’s call this the “Not Quite the Pick of the Day,” though it may be among the most unusual items ever advertised on the ClassicCars.com Marketplace website. It’s the front half of a 1956 Cadillac Coupe deVille that has been converted into a desk. Offered for sale by a […]
Pick of the Day has been in the family since grandfather bought it
The Pick of the Day is a two-door hardtop that could have been part of the Queen of Soul’s funeral motorcade
Mecum Auctions rolls into Southern California on Thursday for its annual three-day sale at the Anaheim Convention Center
As excessive as the 1961 Cadillac seems today, it was actually quite toned down from the wildly ebullient 1959 Cadillac with its towering rocket fins.
John Gately has been restoring Cadillacs since 1956 and in 1968 started the Gately Restoration Co. in Boston. Since then, “Gately Cadillac Restoration has traveled the country.
“Dad,” said Abby, my 14-year-old and youngest daughter. “If you go to jail tonight, where am I going to go?” Ah, from the mouth of babes… Although I knew she’d have been OK, my co-worker John Clor and his wife, Jenny, would have taken Abby for the night, my daughter’s words were enough to convince […]
Our series on car companies with unusual names continues as we keep working our way through The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile, today we start on Volume III: Panache — “The Panache can rightly be said to have had absolutely none of the eponymous quality,” the Encyclopedia notes. It explains that Panache Cars of Blackburn, […]
Tanner Foust knows donuts, and in celebration of National Donut Today (June 5), the Volkswagen driver is demonstrating his skills not only on the tarmac but in the kitchen. “Tanner Foust knows how to cook up a proper donut – at least of the automotive kind,” says Volkswagen of America. “The Volkswagen R brand ambassador […]