Autos: Classics

Rare Finds: 1970 Plymouth ’Cuda 440 Six Pack Was a Show Car

Monday  22:50,   17 september 2018

"I saw the car in the back of a shop, just covered up. I thought, Man, if that guy decides he isn't going to finish that car, let me know." Jeff Clark has a regular job. On the weekends and some evenings and days off, he restores muscle... >>>

That Time When Porsche Tried Building a Jeep

Monday  18:12,   17 september 2018

The West German Army didn’t want Porsche’s utility vehicle in the 1950s, but we sure do.Known by its Porsche type number, 597, the Jagdwagen (literally, "hunting car") pulled a page from the VW playbook. Where Ferdinand Porsche’s Kübelwagen borrowed >>>

Gassers Galore! A Southern California Rev Fest

Friday  18:52,   14 september 2018

For the fifth year in a row, the gasser owners of Southern California have gathered to show off their machines, rev their engines, and lay down some rubberPie crust slicks, sky high straight axles, roots blowers with mechanical injection, fenderwell >>>

1973 Ford Bronco by Velocity Restorations

Thursday  20:00,   13 september 2018

Blue beauty can be yours for only $229,000Bronco, Bronco II, or baby Bronco—it'll still be awhile before we can drive a new one from Ford. But in the meantime, if you don't mind owning a vintage restomod and have a pile of cash on hand, check out... >>>

1969 Boss 429 Mustang: The Perfect Day-One Restoration

Thursday  19:35,   13 september 2018

Anyone who's has been around muscle cars for long knows that not all restorations are created equal. For some, a restoration is nothing more than fixing any visible rust and applying a fresh coat of paint. A little further up the restoration... >>>

Drive It While You Still Can! Dale Mosti’s 1962 Corvette #goDRIVEit

Thursday  18:32,   13 september 2018

In June 2016, Dale Mosti took a ride in his Corvette for the first time in 26 years. He's been driving it ever since, but his eye troubles have worsenedDale Mosti grew up in the car business. His grandfather, an immigrant from Italy and new... >>>

This 900HP 1974 Malibu Will Make You Re-Think the Mid-’70s!

Thursday  18:30,   13 september 2018

It's rare to see iron from the mid-'70s being built into muscle cars.It's rare to see iron from the mid-'70s being built into muscle cars; the era was marked by a significant drop in performance from the factory. In the case of GM's... >>>

This 1970 SS454 Chevelle Was Saved From An Alabama Backyard

Thursday  15:58,   13 september 2018

Iconic muscle cars like a 1970 Chevelle SS454 can't be found sitting in a backyard anymore, or can they? The overwhelming state of incredulity you're feeling is also how a few guys felt as we were hanging out "chewing the fat" a local car show... >>>

2018 Shades of the Past Triple Crown of Rodding is Crowned

Monday  18:51,   10 september 2018

The highpoint of the 36th Annual Shades of the Past Hot Rod Reunion is the awarding of the Painless Performance Products Triple Crown of Rodding. Each year there have been spectacular cars that have taken home the awards for Best Street Rod, Best... >>>

Wheelstands and World Records Immortalized “TV” Tommy Ivo’s First Dragster in 1958

Saturday  02:55,   08 september 2018

Wheelstands were so new and controversial in 1958 that pioneer promoter C.J. Hart supposedly disqualified Tommy Ivo for failure to maintain steering control of his first rail at Santa Ana, California. Sixty years later, we popped the question to the >>>

1972 Datsun 240Z - The Fairest One Of All

Friday  23:31,   07 september 2018

To build the best, you must seek out the bestThe Z is, rightfully, a perfect choice when it comes to the topic of nostalgia. During its initial release, it was considered an affordable sports car and helped catapult Datsun to its cult status. Daniel >>>

Bullitt on the Outside, Shelby on the Inside

Thursday  09:58,   06 september 2018

Bullitt on the Outside, Shelby on the Inside , and John Hotchkis gave it all... >>>

This GTO-El Camino mashup is the muscle truck of our dreams

Sunday  10:10,   02 september 2018

It's for sale at RM Sotheby's right nowThis looks like a product that Pontiac could have sold at the time—its builder, Ron Lindeman, did an excellent job making it look like a factory product, right down to the taillight strakes inspired by... >>>

Aston Martin's New James Bond DB5 Isn't Road Legal Because the Gadgets Are Too Real

Friday  11:21,   31 august 2018

Aston Martin has announced production of 25 new continuation DB5s , modeled after the iconic car from the 1964 James Bond movie, Goldfinger. The cars will even be equipped with some of the spy’s gadgets, but there’s a catch—sadly, none of them will... >>>

Tons o’ Trucks at the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Wednesday  17:50,   29 august 2018

During the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, a little bit of everything flocks to this important stretch of asphalt. Among those vehicles are a whole lot of pickup trucks. During the annual Woodward Dream Cruise, a little bit of everything flocks... >>>