One of his final wishes was to take a ride in his 1956 Nash Ambassador. With the help of his family and ClassicCars.com, Patrick McKay got his wish.
‘Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!” But if you looked at the ground during the days of the 1950s, you likely saw a car much like our Pick of the Day.
Italian design house Pininfarina is known mainly for amazing Ferrari and Alfa Romeo designs, but the company also did extensive work with British and American auto manufacturers.
When most people think of the late, lamented Nash brand, they conjure up bulbous family cars of the 1950s or perhaps the tiny Nash Metropolitan.
Just how do you suppose the historically famous Italian company, Pininfarina, ever became involved in the styling designs of the 1950’s Nash automobiles?
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 […]