“I remember seeing the Karmann Ghia as a little girl and thinking this was such a symbol of my parents in the 70s. Yellow, compact, cool and ready to go at any moment, it symbolized their adventures and love. When I was old enough to start thinking about driving, I discussed with my dad if I […]
Pick of the Day is a distinctive 1966 Volkswagen Type 34
The sporty Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is a hand-built German GT car that is reliable and easy to work on, and usually available at an affordable price.
Willie mind if we wandered around and took some photos?
In the minds of many, the era of the Indy Roadster, which had dominated the Indianapolis 500 since the early 1950s, ended after 1964 with the final appearance of the big front-engine cars in Victory Circle. However, there were at least two groups who believed that a modern roadster could still take on the “funny […]
The Indianapolis 500 won’t be run today (rescheduled in light of the coronavirus pandemic for August 23). But the absence of the race today only makes us more nostalgic for the race. Thus the Video of the Day: The final time that Jim Nabors sang Back Home Again in Indiana, which he did for 32 […]
The Monaco Grand Prix race won’t take place May 24, but the circuit will be in use for the shooting of a short film by Ferrari and Charles Lelouch, the latter responsible for C’etait Un Rendez-Vous, the famed 1976 early-morning high-speed romp through Paris. Also likely providing inspiration was the recent shooting of a similar […]
Big, bold and one of the grandest land yachts of its time, the Lincoln Premiere was introduced for the 1956 model year when Ford’s luxury brand presented a complete makeover in style and features while taking direct aim at affluent trend-setters. The Pick of the Day is a 1956 Lincoln Premiere convertible in a flattering […]
May. The rites of spring. Memorial Day Sunday. Monaco, Indy, Charlotte. Monday was always spent at a cemetery honoring the American war dead , those who selflessly fought for American ideals, like my Grandfathers and Great Uncles. You never realize you take things for granted until they’re gone. That certainly could be said for the […]
William Lyon, a major general in the U.S. Air Force and founder of a museum that displayed vintage aircraft and rare automobiles, died May 22. He was 97. The Lyon Air Museum said he passed peacefully at his home. Lyon flew combat missions in World War II and Korea, and he was chief of the […]