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.
Managing editor Tom Stahler welcomes Genius Garage founder and YouTube broadcaster Casey Putsch. The two discuss the coming paradigm and generational shifts in the car culture and how youth, and older generation acceptance is essential to the survival of the hobby. Casey Putsch is a lifetime car builder, road-racer, and relentless supporter of education and […]
This being April Fools’ Day, I was planning on an elaborate joke for Pick of the Day, something on the order of a pristine Lamborghini for a surprisingly low price. April Fool! But since we’re already feeling these days like the rug’s being pulled out from under us, I decided to drop that idea. So […]
In light of the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada has recommended that country’s car clubs cancel all activities, including any meetings involving more than 5 people, until further notice. Hopefully, however, that recommendation might be lifted by July 12, which the group notes has been designated as International Collector […]
Bonhams had to turn its anticipated Goodwood Members’ Meeting auction into a “private sale” because of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, only 9 collector cars and 1 boat were sold. Nonetheless, said Tim Schofield, head of Bonhams Collectors’ Motor Cars department, “We are very pleased to have successfully sold these motor cars over the […]
a new brand that was between a Ford and Lincoln that would address the growing consumer desire for upscale products. This spawned the brand known as De Luxe.
Up until 1947, there was no ‘Goldilocks’ choice in half-ton pickup trucks. The options were the choice between a truck based on lightly-modified passenger car chassis or one scaled-down from a medium-duty truck. That all changed with the introduction of the 1948 Ford F-1 Bonus Built. There were certainly pickup trucks available prior to 1948, […]