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.
Today is Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD). While not a federally recognized day off, it is a recognized holiday, as the SEMA Action Network (SAN) wants to “raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society.” This is the 11th such holiday. In a celebration video, Courtney Hansen, daughter of […]
Yesterday, our Video of the Day featured Lady Penelope’s FAB1, a weapon-equipped pink Rolls-Royce from the Thunderbirds, a British television series in the mid-1960s. Today, we share an update on the car, this time featuring James May of Top Gear as he tools around in a drivable version of the car built for a movie […]
There are many racing dynasties, made up of passion and drive that span generations. Once the bug hits, it’s hard to shake – even more so when you have been around it all your life. When your father is an SCCA National Champion driver with a go-fast parts business, it’s hard to be sheltered from […]
The Pick of the Day might be a good way to stick your toes into the realm of pre-war collector cars. Offered for sale on ClassicCars.com by its private owner in Silver City, New Mexico, is a 1930 Franklin Olympic. For one thing, Silver City isn’t all that far from Tucson, Arizona, home of the […]
When Britain’s National Motor Museum at Beaulieu re-opened this past weekend, it also unveiled its newest exhibition, “Motoring in Miniature — the Toys of Your Childhood.” The display includes more than 800 toy and pedal cars. “Most of us have early motoring memories from before we learned to drive,” the museum said, “and that’s the […]
Track days are a fun way to get in your car and play with no stop signs or speed limits. They are by design a way to enjoy the performance of your car in a controlled and “safe” environment. That said, anything that involves cars, high speeds and room for human error is dangerous. For […]