Autos: Classics

The Tucker 48 Nearly Had an Engine Larger than the Dodge Viper

Tuesday  18:30,   25 april 2017
Road & Track

The secret story of Tucker's failed six-cylinder monster.When Tucker said he was going to build a car with cutting edge features, he pulled out all the stops. Many ideas he got came from spending time in the garages at the Indianapolis Motor[...]

Vintage Old’s-Powered 1931 Ford Packs an Old School Vibe

Monday  22:51,   24 april 2017
HOT ROD

Many times it’s the most simple gestures that makes the biggest impact in your life, especially if it happens at an early age. Plenty of youngsters have experienced events that have led them onto greatness as they formed a plan for their future.[...]

Two Like-New Buick Grand Nationals Are the Barn Finds of the Year

Sunday  17:56,   23 april 2017
MSN

<p>These consecutive-VIN "twins" still have the window stickers.</p>Avila writes that as a G-Body enthusiast, he came across a Facebook post in a random group about a guy looking to sell two dealer-mileage Grand Nationals for[...]

A Trip Down Memory Lane: 1967 Camaro 40 Years in the Making

Wednesday  17:21,   19 april 2017
HOT ROD

With so much new technology available on the market to improve the performance of vintage rides, Steve Gray says people can be pretty dismissive when it comes to his classic 1967 Camaro. After all, it's not LS-powered—it just has a little, 400ci[...]

This Near-Perfect Tucker 48 Might Be a $2.1-Million Bargain

Friday  23:06,   14 april 2017
Road & Track

Expensive, but it's in near-perfect condition.A significant amount of money, but that's the going rate for original Tucker 48s, especially when they're in such great condition. The car is fresh off a no-expense-spared restoration where the[...]

The Plymouth Superbird Was Slower than the Dodge Charger Daytona

Friday  23:05,   14 april 2017
Road & Track

Plymouth designers made minor changes to make the Superbird more aesthetically pleasing. But those changes hampered the car's performance.But the bragging rights actually go to the Charger Daytona. Not only was it built first but it was faster[...]

Ultrarare 1967 Mercury R-Code Comet Caliente Sitting With the Chickens

Tuesday  19:50,   11 april 2017
HOT ROD

I love the modern world sometimes. I was surfing the internet and came across a post from a guy asking about this car in his barn. He knew what it was; he just wanted to show what a cool car it was. Never having seen a car like that before, I[...]

Five-Acres, a Junkyard, and Over 300 Possible Classics in Need a New Owner

Friday  19:16,   07 april 2017
Automobile

<p>40 years worth of collecting vintage vehicles up for grabs</p>How about a rare 1927 Ford Model T truck, a 1947 Mercury Ute imported from Australia, and a restored 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle with a 396-cubic inch big block V-8 engine and a[...]

Collectible Classic: 1987-1993 Ford Mustang 5.0

Friday  17:35,   07 april 2017
Automobile

<p>This $50,000 build isn’t your average Fox Body</p>Fox Mustang production began in 1979, and the initial, underwhelming engine range included a version of Ford's 2.3-liter inline-four cylinder making 88 horsepower carried over from the[...]

6-Year Restoration Resurrects AMC’s First Super Stock Drag Race Car, Topel’s 1967 Rambler Rebel

Thursday  21:06,   06 april 2017
HOT ROD

When it comes to mid-1960s NHRA Super Stock racing, fans generally associate AMC with the 1969 Hurst-AMC SS/AMX program, as they should. These machines dominated the SS/D through SS/J classes. However, as successful as the SS/AMX program may have[...]

Six Favorite Cars From Bonhams’ 2017 Goodwood Members’ Meeting Sale

Tuesday  20:51,   04 april 2017
Automobile

<p>Six Favorite Cars From Bonhams’ 2017 Goodwood Members’ Meeting Sale</p>1983 Lister Jaguar XJ-S[...]

Why This 1956 Ford F-100 Is A Genuine Dream Truck

Monday  20:25,   03 april 2017
HOT ROD

In a way, the work on this truck began when Ric Longo was a little kid, sitting in his room playing with Hot Wheels or drawing cars and trucks on paper—imagining they were real. "Since I am a terrible artist, my ideas and creativity would be[...]

One-of-a-Kind 1969 Ford Torino Cobra Was a Gift to NASCAR Great David Pearson

Friday  17:53,   31 march 2017
HOT ROD

In 1969, David Pearson drove Holman Moody’s No. 17 Ford Torino to a second NASCAR Grand National championship in a row. Not long after the 1969 racing season ended, Holman Moody asked Pearson to make a trip to the corporate facility in Charlotte,[...]

One-of-a-Kind 1969 Ford Torino Cobra Was a Gift to NASCAR Great David Pearson

Friday  17:52,   31 march 2017
HOT ROD

In 1969, David Pearson drove Holman Moody’s No. 17 Ford Torino to a second NASCAR Grand National championship in a row. Not long after the 1969 racing season ended, Holman Moody asked Pearson to make a trip to the corporate facility in Charlotte,[...]

Just Cool Cars: 1966 Pontiac 2+2 is sleek fun

Friday  17:31,   31 march 2017
USA TODAY

Growing up in Michigan, Paul Jamieson fell hard for a Pontiac that he could only describe as "the GTO's big brother."A friend's father owned one, a 1966 Pontiac 2+2, the performance version of the full-size Catalina that is a huge car[...]