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.
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 […]
Panel trucks have been around for over a century, and they are relatives in many ways to the sport utility vehicles that have become so abundant on modern roadways. The idea behind the panel was to provide secure cargo-carrying capacity with a fully enclosed body. Ford was an early pioneer in the movement, and one […]
James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5, dubbed “the most-famous car in the world” after its appearance in the 1964 film Goldfinger, springs back to life as Aston Martin creates a limited run of DB5 Goldfinger Continuation cars. Just 25 of the iconic DB5 coupes will be built, the company says, all in Birch Silver like the […]