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?
Bonhams staged its inaugural “Live & Online Motoring Auction” this past weekend at Bicester Heritage in England and reports overall sales of £2 million ($2.5 million), with a sell-through rate of 76 percent overall, but of 100 percent for the motorcycles on the docket. The auction house said 59 percent of the winning bids came […]
The name Mickey Thompson has mythical status. It’s a name that inspired so many to go fast. His name remains on many speed goodies to this day. For many, the name also was shrouded in mystery when Thompson and his wife were gunned down in their San Gabriel, California driveway in 1988. A former business […]
RM Sotheby’s will stage an Online Only charitable auction featuring 60 lots donated by members of the FIA motorsports community with the funds raised going to the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies for coronavirus response programs. The FIA Foundation has seeded the sale with a donation of €1 million ($1.113 million). Early donations to […]
It’s hard to believe this was nearly 50 years ago. The joy of YouTube is definitely in that one never realizes how many broadcast gems exist out there of which we only recently become aware. Videos like these remind me why I love racing – and why my perpetual passion began with races like this. […]
The 1960s were a great time for American cars, in many ways the last great era for classic US-made automobiles, especially in the luxury car segment. A highlight of that segment was the personal luxury car, designed for driving to work as easily as crossing the country in supreme comfort. Among the very best of […]