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.
The SL designation in the Mercedes-Benz SL cars, according to the automaker, is oddly variable, signifying in German either Sport Leicht or Super Leicht. Take your pick. Either term could have been applied accurately to the original lightweight 300SL that debuted in the 1950s, and in some ways for the W113 Pagoda-roof 230/250/280SL cars of […]
In 1997 my Sister Yvonne passed away after a year long battle with lung cancer. I decided at the age of 41 that life was too short and I was going to do something for me. For years I had put off buying a sports car. Something always came up that was more important in […]
ClassicCars.com Journal East Coast Editor, Andy Reid, an absolute fixture on the concours circuit, has gotten together with some of his well-known fellow concours judges and decided to throw a virtual concours — with real judging and real prizes. The difference here is Andy has asked the world to look on their shelves, toy boxes, […]
The coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on automotive events, many of which are being canceled or postponed. Here are the latest announcements: Leake Auctions has postponed its upcoming Tulsa, Oklahoma, sale from June 4-6 to June 26-27. Bonhams has moved its auction scheduled for the Bonmont club in Cheserex, Switzerland, from June 14 […]
The 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible just has a friendly, flower-power feel. But, it’s every inch a sports car. With a 427 cranking out 435-horsepower, this does have an alter-ego.
The hot rodders’ favorite canvas was (and is) the early 1930 Fords, but those aren’t the only vehicles that provide a source for souped-up fun. Case in point is the Pick of the Day, a 1935 Chevrolet Master street-rod sedan being advertised on ClassicCars.com by a dealer in Fort Worth, Texas. As the dealer notes […]