Autos: Enthusiasts

Rare Find: Hidden 1967 Shelby Sees the Light of Day

Friday  18:07,   20 january 2017
HOT ROD

Rare Finds – Midnight Run: Rescuing a 1967 Shelby G.T. 350 For years, we had been after John Frakes to show us pictures and tell us details of his amazing Shelby find, which we had heard about. We see John and his wife Jan at the Mid-America Ford[...]

Danny and Diane Shaffer’s 1964 Fairlane

Thursday  18:41,   19 january 2017
HOT ROD

Ford Motor Company proved in the early ’60s that bigger isn’t always better. Though their full-size fleet was bigger and better than ever, typically with each new large model came complementing midsize and compacts. Ford's very first foray into the [...]

Just Listed: Six Offbeat Cars from Barrett-Jackson’s 2017 Scottsdale Sale

Thursday  18:40,   19 january 2017
Automobile

For the most part, you can expect more-or-less the same theme and curated quality of cars from Monterey-favorite auction houses like RM Sotheby’s and Gooding & Co. If you’re in attendance at one of those beau monde sales, you’ll run into a[...]

Amazing Parts Collection Goes on the Block

Wednesday  17:06,   18 january 2017
HOT ROD

While a huge number of high-caliber cars is on hand as Mecum’s Kissimmee Auction continues toward the weekend, early risers will be on hand by 8 a.m. sharp Thursday through Saturday when the components amassed by Don Fezell will be auctioned off. [...]

The Kickass Machines of the NYPD

Wednesday  16:34,   18 january 2017
MSN

The New York City Police Department is the largest police department in the country, and is comprised of far more than just detectives and beat cops-the NYPD operates divisions ranging from bomb-disposal and harbor patrol to anti-organized crime,[...]

Six of the Coolest Bespoke Rolls-Royce Cars from 2016

Wednesday  16:33,   18 january 2017
Automobile

You don’t buy a Rolls-Royce, you have it tailored; tailored to your every whim, desire, and taste. It should reflect the class and dignity you have inside, your personal style. Your Rolls is a way to tell the world, “I’ve made it and this is who I[...]

Check Out the Amazing Stories Behind These Barn Finds & Hidden Gems at the 2016 MCACN Show

Tuesday  16:06,   17 january 2017
HOT ROD

There are always a lot of very interesting cars at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, but regardless of what brand or make you personally appreciate, it seems everyone ends up in the Barn Finds & Hidden Gems section of the Donald E.[...]

The World's Rarest AMC Eagle Is Hiding in Colorado

Monday  17:36,   16 january 2017
Road & Track

Of the seven completely forgotten turbodiesel AMC Eagles built, only two are known to still exist. And the one in Colorado is in decent shape.The Rumbler Ranch is a 165 acre estate owned by Terry Gale and Greg Kissinger in Elizabeth, Colorado. It's[...]

Bobby Isaac’s Legendary #71 Dodge Daytona Returns to Bonneville

Monday  17:06,   16 january 2017
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“If you mashed it at 180 MPH, it would still break the back tires loose.""If you mashed it at 180 MPH, it would still break the back tires loose," said Tim Wellborn, recalling what had just happened.. "You have to remember, we have 102 more[...]

The Amish Buggy Is a Technological Marvel. Yes, Really.

Friday  21:21,   13 january 2017
Popular Mechanics

The tech inside this 19th-century conveyance isn't stuck in the 19th century.So it is with the Amish horse-drawn buggy. You might have thought the technology inside this 1800s method of transportation stopped progressing right around then.[...]

This 1,300hp Beast is Not Your Father’s Shoebox

Friday  18:55,   13 january 2017
HOT ROD

Some folks believe that eye for detail is a subject of quantity, but that’s a misconception. An eye for detail sees the reason behind going to the extremes or stopping at the subtleties. Pro Rides’ Denny Terzich has that eye, and it shows on his[...]

Reader’s Ride: 1966 Oldsmobile 4-4-2

Thursday  21:22,   12 january 2017
HOT ROD

Reader’s Ride: 1966 Oldsmobile 4-4-2I found my 1966 Olds 4-4-2 Deluxe Holiday Coupe on the Racingjunk.com website. A buddy and I went to North Carolina to purchase the car and all the pieces. The body was decent, good gaps, and the car had a solid[...]

How the Internet Killed Canada's First Supercar

Thursday  19:46,   12 january 2017
Road & Track

In the 1990s, the MCV CH4 showed so much promise, but ultimately it failed. Because of the Internet.Canada's Autofocus recently wrote an in-depth feature on MCV that you should definitely, absolutely read, and it's[...]

Alex Short’s Modern Custom 1958 T-Bird

Thursday  19:45,   12 january 2017
HOT ROD

Back in the day, some had an issue distinguishing traditional ’50s-’60s customs with what others had newly classified as custom rods, the latter typically being more modern performance-oriented. In other words, less kitschy custom, more muscle[...]

Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Exhumed From Aircraft Hangar After 40 Years

Thursday  19:45,   12 january 2017
MSN

You've heard of barn finds; how about a hangar find?Our story beings in 1955, when Sid Nygren, a former U.S. Merchant Marine engineer, purchased the Mercedes-Benz 300SL pictured here from Max Hoffman's dealership on Sunset Boulevard in Los[...]