Autos: Classics

Hitting the Road in a Homebuilt 1952 Buick

Tuesday  22:11,   17 july 2018

Early iron resting forgotten in wide-open fields—we figured that kind of treasure still exists only on posters and paintings. But every once in a while we hear from rodders who found cars just like that and brought them back to...[...]

1968 Shelby GT500 KR Barn Find

Tuesday  21:30,   17 july 2018

There has been a steady stream in recent years of desirable cars coming to light that have been, in many instances, tucked away for decades. There has been a steady stream in recent years of desirable cars coming to light that have been, in...[...]

Eighteen years of effort pays off with a beautiful 1956 Chevy!

Tuesday  20:56,   17 july 2018

For those that grew up in a household that embraced the gift of grease, it usually meant the elders developed a loyalty to a specific brand or model that was passed on. While that Ford got the adrenaline flowing, his interests soon solidified...[...]

The 2018 Boss Nationals

Monday  18:00,   16 july 2018

Everyone loves a Boss, whether it's a Boss 302, Boss 429, or Boss 351 Mustang or Cougar, and this September you'll be able to see them all.The event will also feature a cruise, live bands, a swap meet, and a beer garden, and there are...[...]

Famous Women Race Car Driver 1965 Corvette Found in Garage 20 Years Later

Friday  20:35,   13 july 2018

Matt Barczak was excited about buying a heavily optioned '65 Corvette convertible with a 350-horse 327 (L79) and four-speed. Barczak recalls looking at this '65 on the "day the Steelers lost in the playoffs to the Jaguars," January 14,...[...]

Detroit Speed-Built 1969 Camaro Wins Goodguys Street Machine of the Year

Friday  18:01,   13 july 2018

Legendary suspension manufacturer Detroit Speed took home their second Goodguys Street Machine of the Year award at the 2018 PPG Nationals in Columbus, Ohio. This honor comes a mere 18 years after their "Twister" Camaro won the same award, a car...[...]

Buy A Share In A Classic Car If You Can't Afford The Whole Thing

Friday  17:27,   13 july 2018

Get a stake in your dream car for as little as $38.30. I know it may hurt to hear it, but for some people classic cars are just an investment – no feelings or emotions, just a smart way to earn some cash. And if you happen to be one of those...[...]

1957 Chevy Street Shaker Packs a 933hp V-8 Punch

Tuesday  23:10,   10 july 2018

Many times it's the simplest experience that opens the door for someone to pave a new path in life, especially if it happens at a young age. For Jim Hershberger of Henderson, Maryland, that particular moment happened when riding home on the...[...]

1970 Boss 429 Mustang Surfaces After 29 Years!

Tuesday  23:05,   10 july 2018

Any car unearthed from its resting place nowadays is deemed a "barn find" even if it's nowhere near a barn.Research the Ford Mustang on MSN...[...]

Finding This Rare Promo Car Was a Dream Come True

Friday  21:13,   06 july 2018

Bruce Johnson says he's giddy to have bought a real Tire Bird, the only one known to exist of the six that BFGoodrich commissioned T/G Racing to build for the 1971 model year. "In 1970, BFGoodrich wanted to promote its new Radial T/A," he tells [...]

Denied a Test Drive, He Bought This 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A Anyway—40 Years Ago!

Friday  21:11,   06 july 2018

This FE5 Bright Red 1970 Challenger T/A was originally sold through Grand Spaulding Dodge in Chicago, home of Mr. Norm Kraus. The Challenger's original but anonymous owner was from Glenview, Illinois. In 1974, he sold it to a local, young, drag [...]

A Wicked Awesome 1958 Chevy 3100 Ice Cream Truck

Friday  15:55,   06 july 2018

We take a look at this Wicked Awesome 1958 Chevy 3100 Ice Cream Truck that's fun for kids of all ages.Although Barry Leonard lives in a suburb of San Diego called Poway, California, you can tell he’s not from around there. The man is a Bostonite [...]

Live Out Your Hipster Dreams With This Replica Of The First Mercedes-Benz Ever Made

Thursday  21:31,   05 july 2018

It’s time for true hipsters to one-up those fixed-gear bicycle hipsters with the 1886 Benz Motorwagen. Good year for a hipster revolution. While we at Jalopnik have disputed whether or not the Benz Patent Motorwagen was truly the first car...[...]

Big-Block and Pony Cars at the 2018 San Marino Motor Classic

Thursday  17:02,   05 july 2018

A diverse gathering at Lacy ParkOne of the things we enjoy most about the San Marino Motor Classic (SMMC) in California, besides the fact that it's a 20-minute drive from home, is the diversity. This is the kind of concours d'elegance where you can...[...]

Breaking with Tradition at the 2018 L.A. Roadster Show & Swap

Thursday  17:01,   05 july 2018

The weekend of activities was therefore condensed to Friday and Saturday, with numerous vendors/swappers setting up early Thursday. While the weather has been brutally hot during the last few years, the 2018 edition proved very pleasant, making the...[...]