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.
BMW’s 320i had a great run in the 1970s and ’80s. The Pick of the Day is one of the last of the breed, a 1983 BMW 320i, advertised for sale on ClassicCars.com by only its third owner. “I am the third owner of this vehicle,” the seller reports. “I bought it in March 2017 […]
It was May 29, 1960, that Stirling Moss and Lotus took Formula 1 in a new direction, Group Lotus says as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of that victory. “It was a classic David vs Goliath story,” said Clive Chapman, son of Lotus founder Colin Chapman. “On 29 May 1960, Sir Stirling Moss drove his […]
After decades apart, Ford and Carroll Shelby reunited in the early 2000s, and one of the first projects of the reconstituted partnership was a 21st century Cobra. The Shelby Cobra concept debuted at the 2004 Detroit auto show, and is now owned by Chris Theodore, one of the designers who worked on it. The car, Chris […]
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum has set July 7 as its re-opening date under the Indiana governor’s guidelines and will extend its “From the Vault” exhibition of vehicles through mid-July. A new exhibit will be introduced August 1 and will run through June 20, 2021, the museum said. But the Vault display isn’t going away. […]
On May 28, Nissan staged a presentation entitled, “Nissan unveils transformation plan to prioritize sustainable growth and profitability.” But just when you were ready to yawn in boredom, it also shared on its YouTube channel a one-minute video, “Nissan Next: From A to Z” that included its next Z sports car. Well, at least it […]
The Porsche 911 Targa with its integral roll bar was as much a product of necessity as creativity. Safety advocates in the 1960s were targeting convertibles as inherently dangerous at the same time that Porsche was planning to produce its new 911 with a drop top. The imaginative solution was… viola!… a built-in roll bar […]