Autos: Classics

1974 Datsun 260Z - Uncharted Territory

Wednesday  20:37,   27 september 2017
Super Street Online

Ask Dominic Le why he took a limited-run Datsun, cut it up, and stuffed a Toyota motor in. his answer is simple: "Why not?"On the list of cars you probably shouldn't modify is the Datsun 260Z. The two-door coupe was sold in the U.S. for[...]

1970 Monte Carlo with 1,000-Plus Horsepower

Wednesday  18:06,   27 september 2017
HOT ROD

The Monte Carlo, a car that wasn’t necessarily meant to be a hot rod of any stripe. In the weed-smoky '70s, our pal Berserko Bob had one. Not some small-block/slushbox wheezer, either. His Monte had a 454 backed by a Turbo 400. No one we knew had[...]

1970 Monte Carlo with 1,000-Plus Horsepower

Wednesday  18:05,   27 september 2017
HOT ROD

The Monte Carlo, a car that wasn’t necessarily meant to be a hot rod of any stripe. In the weed-smoky '70s, our pal Berserko Bob had one. Not some small-block/slushbox wheezer, either. His Monte had a 454 backed by a Turbo 400. No one we knew had[...]

Hot Rodded Art Deco: Ted Hubbard’s “Afterthought” Model A

Wednesday  17:15,   27 september 2017
HOT ROD

When Everything Has Been Tried Before, How Do You Make Everyone Look Twice? When Everything Has Been Tried Before, How Do You Make Everyone Look[...]

It Ain’t Easy Being Green: 1969 Mach 1

Tuesday  20:36,   26 september 2017
HOT ROD

<p>A 1969 Mach 1 that they call Sublime 69.</p>All of those fairly accurately describe the latest piece of jewelry to roll out of Dark Horse Customs' (DHC) shop in Northern California, a 1969 Mach 1 that they call Sublime 69. The obvious[...]

1974 Toyota Starlet - Sky Full Of Stars

Tuesday  17:36,   26 september 2017
Super Street Online

The rarest Toyotas you'll ever find stateside, this car is history book on wheels and a love letter to TOM'S racing heritage.Three years ago, Orly Tapay brought his '74 Toyota Starlet to Southern California's Japanese Classic Car Show (JCCS) [...]

Jalopy Spirit Lives in this Well-Preserved and Tastefully Hot-Rodded 1933 Ford Phaeton

Tuesday  17:22,   26 september 2017
HOT ROD

Alternative. Before the hot rod moniker had even been coined, jalopies were almost exclusively built based on lightweight and somewhat aerodynamic roadsters. Coupes, sedans, and a handful of pickups eventually joined the ranks, but some models never [...]

After Nearly 60 Years, This Man’s Dream Came True

Tuesday  17:01,   26 september 2017
HOT ROD

Oftentimes a project starts with a spark of inspiration. For enthusiasts in the ’50s, probably no single inspiration held more sway than Rod &amp; Custom’s Dream Truck.To watch an ordinary Advance Design pickup undergo transformation to a[...]

First Camaro VIN 001 and Camaro 031 at the 2017 Classic Industries F-Body Nationals

Monday  23:10,   25 september 2017
HOT ROD

With everything in life there’s a first, and the same is true of our favorite pony car, the Camaro. Yep, VIN number 123377N100001 is the first Camaro every officially produced. And while you might think it’s some super badass red RS/SS fully[...]

Perfectly Restored 1969 Camaro Z/28 Stunner!

Monday  15:55,   25 september 2017
HOT ROD

Josh Adkins can trace his family’s love of muscle cars back at least two generations, to his grandpa Bill. You see, his grandad owned a gas station back in the mid-’50s; a place that soon became the popular hot rodder’s hangout in their hometown of[...]

Just Listed: 1986 Ford Mustang SVO

Friday  21:50,   22 september 2017
Automobile

<p>A fascinating footnote of Mustang history</p>As emissions and fuel efficiency regulations began to throttle the industry, Ford looked to the future. Serving as a testbed for both market interest and adolescent turbocharging technology, the[...]

Just Listed: 1986 Ford Mustang SVO

Friday  21:50,   22 september 2017
Automobile

<p>A fascinating footnote of Mustang history</p>As emissions and fuel efficiency regulations began to throttle the industry, Ford looked to the future. Serving as a testbed for both market interest and adolescent turbocharging technology, the[...]

Bonham's To Auction The Great Grandfather Of All Race Cars At The Bothwell Ranch

Friday  16:05,   22 september 2017
Forbes

On November 11 Bonham’s will auction the cars and automobilia amassed by historic motoring pioneer and California citrus king Lindley Bothwell, thus dissolving one of the most significant automobile collections in the U.S. and the world. Research[...]

Here's A 1932 MG J2 That Was Just Found In A World War II Artillery Position

Friday  10:45,   22 september 2017
Jalopnik

While digging at a site in Larkhill, England—about 85 miles west of London and long a garrison town—some archaeologists recently found what was left of a 1932 MG J2, one of only 2,083 ever made. And it’s been there since at least around World War[...]

1975 Duster: A Real Deal 10-Second All-Motor Street Car!

Thursday  21:21,   21 september 2017
HOT ROD

We’ve all been there. You spot a nice looking car at a cruise night and decide to dive in for a deeper look. As you are looking at the car you strike up a conversation and ask the guy if he has ever raced the car and if he has, what it runs. Then[...]