“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?
Remember “Max,” the 1964 Volkswagen Beetle that interviewed various celebrities in a series of commercials that employed a talk-show format? Those celebrities included Heidi Klum (she made Max blush), David Hasselhoff, a chair-throwing Bobby Knight and Leonard Nimoy. The Video of the Day today — and tomorrow — features two of those “interviews.” It was […]
The merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the Peugeot group of carmakers moved another step closer with the announcement by the parties that their new joint name will be Stellantis. “Stellantis is rooted in the Latin verb ‘stello’ meaning ‘to brighten with stars’,” the partners said, adding that the name “draws inspiration from this new […]
No conversation about Japanese classic cars is complete without a mention of the Toyota Celica. The Celica nameplate, though retired since 2006, lived for seven generations and 36 years, making it one of the most widely recognized and historically significant cars from that era and part of the world. The Pick of the Day is […]
Road America will continue the tradition of its race car and road car concours events during the WeatherTech International Challenge weekend July 23-26 – albeit not in downtown Elkhart Lake. The events themselves were in question, but after a successful and safe IndyCar weekend, the organizers are confident in the safety of the races and […]
Ever wonder what automotive luxury was like more than a century ago? H&H Classics offers an example at its upcoming July 22 auction in England in the form of a 1909 Renault Type AZ 12/16hp Laundaulette, with such French finery surrounded in coachwork by Lucas of London. The car is coming out of an estate […]
Lotus Cars has developed a plug-and-play digital dashboard designed to enhance track-day events for drivers of its vehicles. The Digital Instrument Pack fits Lotus Elise and V6 Exige cars produced since 2008, the company said. The digital dash includes track data from more than 4,000 racing circuits around the world and is integrated with GPS […]