Autos: Classics

Looking back at the Pontiac Firebird

Saturday  16:25,   21 october 2017

As 2017 nears its close, so does the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Pontiac’s Firebird.Pontiac was dying a slow death during early '50s. In July 1956 GM assigned Bunkie Knudsen the task of rejuvenating the ailing division. He transformed[...]

1957 Corvette Really Found in a Barn!

Saturday  16:05,   21 october 2017

“She opened up the barn doors and it was laying there.” The old Vette looked ridiculous in Matt's mind. That was his impression of the scene, set inside a pole barn on a farm outside the small town of Glen Campbell,[...]

Vintage Photos of the Corvette that Never Was

Saturday  10:41,   21 october 2017

<p>There was no 1983 Corvette.</p>So when we saw a photo job labeled "1983 Corvette" by Eric Rickman, we were intrigued. There was no 1983[...]

Matt Barba Spent 19 years on a 1960 Chevy Dad Told Him Not to Buy

Friday  21:18,   20 october 2017

If car features were sung to the tune of a well-known country song, Matt Barba’s 1960 Chevy Impala would be sung to the tune of Merle Haggard’s “Mama Tried.”If car features were sung to the tune of a well-known country song, Matt Barba's 1960 Chevy[...]

1971 Ford Falcon GTHO Lost For 30 Years Heading To Auction

Friday  20:51,   20 october 2017

It’s one of just over 100 examples known to still exist.According to Pickles Auction, where it will cross the block at the end of October, it’s one of just over 100 remaining examples of the 300 originally produced. The car was developed[...]

At $1,800, Could This 1969 Triumph TR6 Project Be The Perfect Cure For Cabin Fever This Winter?

Thursday  16:06,   19 october 2017

We all know that it’s a bad idea to buy someone else’s project, but what about buying your own project?&nbsp; 1/4 SLIDES © Provided by Univision Interactive Media, Inc. 2/4 SLIDES © Provided by Univision Interactive Media, Inc. [...]

Challenger Tucked Away In An Old Body Shop

Wednesday  16:11,   18 october 2017

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T left to sit in old body shop for years. An incredible collection of Mopars tucked away in the hills of Pennsylvania was discovered after the recent Chyslers at Carlisle event. Inside a small, private body shop located[...]

1969 Chevrolet Camaro lives again as a gorgeous restoration

Tuesday  16:21,   17 october 2017

Chevrolet’s Central Office Production Order (COPO) system was originally designed to enable short assembly-line production runs with equipment or paint schemes not normally available to the general public. Think police cars, taxicabs, that sort of[...]

Rescuing a smog-era Nova and giving its engine new life

Friday  18:56,   13 october 2017

Sometimes you just feel sorry for an old car. At that point you have two choices: you can put it out of its misery or you can rescue it. The subject of this tech article is a 1974 Chevy Nova four-door, a car that someone might use as a parts car. It [...]

Thousand of Corvettes come together for America's biggest 'Vette show

Friday  16:55,   13 october 2017

Now in its second year as a four-day event, the 2017 edition of the Corvettes at Carlisle show was another home run for the organizers.&nbsp;Now in its second year as a four-day event, the 2017 edition of the Corvettes at Carlisle show was[...]

This 1974 International Scout II Works As Good As It Looks

Tuesday  15:56,   10 october 2017

A Buggy Lurking Under Classic Binder SheetmetalAs the lust for old iron has grown, International Scouts have joined early Broncos and FJ40 Land Cruisers on the list of popular build platforms. But Dustin Bradford was an International nut before they [...]

This $1.5 Million Lamborghini Miura S Is an Actual Barn Find

Saturday  10:20,   07 october 2017

<p>It's still got a 1971 Rolling Stones tape in the deck.</p>No matter what comes out of Santa'Agata in the next decade, the original Lamborghini Miura S will always be (subjectively) the best looking supercar ever. Often viewed as the[...]

This Mysterious 'Ghost' Jaguar E-Type Is Headed to Auction

Saturday  01:05,   07 october 2017

<p>This Series III E-Type has quite a story to tell.</p>This E-Type (technically an XKE, since it was made for the U.S. market) was built specifically for the family of Graham W. Whitehead, the president of Jaguar Cars North America at the[...]

This Is the Secret Room Where the Ford Model T Was Developed

Thursday  17:45,   05 october 2017
Car and Driver

<p>Big inventions are often created in small spaces.</p>In the northeast corner of the third floor, an L-shaped room measuring 870 square feet has been set aside and refurbished to replicate its state when it was the exact space where the[...]

This Is What a Century of Chevy Trucks Looks Like

Thursday  12:02,   05 october 2017

<p>Check out a gallery of the Bow Tie's defining models and designs</p>Since then, the Bow Tie has sold 85 million trucks in the last one hundred years, and just launched the Centennial Edition Silverado and Colorado to celebrate that[...]