Prewar Passenger Pigeon: 1934 Hupmobile Aero-Dynamic

From the beginning of automobile production in America to the end of World War II, an amazing number of manufacturers entered and left the market.  From simple cycle cars to the many famous luxury vehicle manufacturers,… more»

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Dusty Diamond Barn Find: 1928 Model A Tudor

As wonderful as it was for its time, the Model T was no beauty queen.  By the time the last of these landmark cars were rolling off the assembly lines in late May, 1927, it was… more»

1966 Good Humor Truck Survivor!

Nothing makes kids pour out of a neighborhood in zombie-like fashion than an ice cream truck. Where I grew up, all the ice cream trucks were old decrepit step vans or former U.S. Post Office vehicles… more»

Options Are Everything: 1973 Corvette 454 Convertible

Options are everything when considering a vintage Corvette.  The difference between a base engine car with an automatic and little else and either a fully optioned or ordered for competition car is considerable.  Sadly, as the… more»

From Duckling To Swan: 1941 Ford Club Coupe

In the eyes of prewar V-8 Ford collectors, 1932 and 1940 are the most desirable years.  The classic looks of each of those models tend to eclipse others in popularity.  While nearly all years have their… more»

Tales From The Crypt: 1927 Durant Star

Most people have never heard of Billy Durant.  His influence in the automobile industry, however, is still with us today.  Durant was the man who founded General Motors, and designed the brand system that the company… more»

The Pickups VW Should Remake: 1981 VW Rabbit Pickup

Much was written this week about Volkswagen’s possible return to the American truck market with the New York auto show premiere of the Atlas Tanoak.  Built on the Atlas SUV chassis, this highly advanced concept uses… more»

A Gentleman’s Nash: 1953 Nash Healey Le Mans Coupe

When you think of Nash, the image of bathtub shaped cars come to mind.  As one of the independent manufacturers who were always struggling with the “Big 3” for market share, Nash had to be on… more»

Crazy To Pass It Up: 1994 Dodge Viper

The days of unearthing a Shelby Cobra with a bargain price are pretty much gone. The latest dusty barn find Cobra discovery sold at the Gooding Amelia Island Auction this month for a cool $1,045,000.  Not… more»

Speaking In Codes: 1965 Ford Mustang

When talking about early Mustangs, the subject of codes invariably comes up.  Ford, and many other manufacturers at that time, would affix a data plate to their cars.  This plate was stamped with codes that told… more»

Skill Level Five Times Two: 1965 Mustang Fastback Combo Deal

Did you ever build one of those Estes model rockets when you were a kid?  Each one had a skill level printed prominently on the package.  A Mosquito, which was basically a rocket motor in a… more»

A Distinctive Daily Driver: 1969 Chevrolet C10

If you have shopped for a late model used truck lately, then you probably have come away disillusioned with the experience.  A good, low mileage truck is difficult to find, and the price of ones that… more»

Don’t Call Me Shorty: 1966 Chevy II Drag Car

Drag racers are always looking for an edge.  Larger motors, trick parts, better tires, and the list goes on and on.  During the sixties, factory backed teams played around with acid dipping bodies to make them… more»