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 explosion Saturday that took the lives of two employees of a manufacturing business in Houston also collapsed the roofs of two nearby buildings housing a Corvette restoration specialist. “Mine are flattened,” Gordon Andrus told Houston ABC television station KTRK. “It’s sitting there with about a million dollars in cars right now.” He added that […]
Here’s a sweet coupe from Italy that’s quite rare in the US, mainly because they were never sold outside of Europe. The premium Fiat has a handsome body designed and built by Pininfarina and an engine designed by Aurelio Lampredi, who also created exotic motors for Ferrari. The Pick of the Day is a 1973 […]
Brumos was among the most famous of all Porsche dealerships, known not only for its sales of Porsche cars on Florida’s northeast coast but for the success on the race track of its vehicles, which were driven by the likes of Peter Gregg and Hurley Haywood. In 2015, the dealership was sold to the Field […]
Open-wheel racing cars come in a variety of sizes, and that includes the size of the engine and the vehicle itself. For example, in road racing, drivers often start in smaller and less powerful Formula Vee or Formula Ford cars and work their way up to Grand Prix racing. On America’s oval tracks, the progression […]
You don’t have to own or even ride motorcycles to appreciate them, and especially those of an older vintage, as mechanical marvels or for their amazing sculptural designs. And if we revere the pioneers of the automobile, what sort of pedestal should we reserve for those who first challenged what passed as roadways on two […]
Automakers boast of their vehicles’ lap times around the Nurburgring or over a 1-mile straightaway, and recently of the range of their electric-powered fleet. But Mercedes-Benz is claiming an automotive record of another sort as a pair of its Unimog U 5023 off-road vehicles have claimed driving at a height of nearly 21,962 feet. The […]
Contending that “retro has never been as strong as today,” German tuning specialist DMC has launched Emozione GT, its retro-styled aerodynamic body kit for the 992 generation of the Porsche 911. The kit follows the company’s earlier SV-inspired wing for the Lamborghini Aventador and its Classic Countach wing for the Lamborghini Huracan. The company says […]