Autos: Classics

Rescue: Basic Carb and Ignition Tweaks Tame a Bucking Shelby Cobra

Monday  21:41,   13 november 2017
HOT ROD

Bill Stockdale’s 1967 Cobra Bucks and Jerks at Part Throttle. We’re Gonna Fix It. The Combo Bill Stockdale’s 1967 Shelby Cobra replica is powered by a built Ford 351 Windsor–based motor stroked out to 418 ci. The 10.2:1 engine is equipped with[...]

1974 Ford F-100: The Family Truckster

Monday  21:40,   13 november 2017
MSN

This F-100 Had High Expectations To MeetUltimately, what they all wanted was a street-legal, race-capable vehicle that wouldn’t blend in with the rest of them. One in which they could go chase and prerun with the best of them, and then be able to[...]

Driving the Most Perfect '65 Mustang Shelby GT350R

Monday  17:38,   13 november 2017
Road & Track

In 1965, Shelby experimented with an independent rear suspension Mustang GT350R. Now, a group of original Shelby employees have finished the job.There's a famous photo. February 12, 1965, the world's first Shelby Mustang GT350R at Green Valley[...]

The Unlikely Wonders Hiding in a Hungarian Garage

Monday  17:35,   13 november 2017
Road & Track

From a Buick the communist government used in the fifties to an Isuzu pickup from California that somebody labeled a "Shevy," this garage has it all.Of course it helps if you know where to[...]

Meet the DIY mechanics retrofitting classic cars with electric motors

Monday  17:25,   13 november 2017
CNET

EV West, a car shop in California, built the world's first electric Ferrari."What sound does daddy's car make?" Michael Bream asked his son, Eli. The two-year-old paused for a moment. "Vroom," he[...]

1956 & 1959 Corvettes Found in Barn … Wait There’s More!

Saturday  02:59,   11 november 2017
HOT ROD

1956 and 1959 Corvettes and much more were found in a barn.Bernie, who is 85, requested his last name and address be left out for privacy reasons, has been building cars, as an enthusiast (not a dealer), since he was a teenager back in the[...]

Behind Barn Doors for 50 Years … 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

Thursday  21:52,   09 november 2017
HOT ROD

The 1962 fuelie and all the car parts and the neon Chevrolet sign are gone now. Readers contact me about barn finds, but most tips come after a car's purchase and extraction. This one was a "before" tip, the best[...]

Behind Barn Doors for 50 Years … 1962 Chevrolet Corvette

Thursday  21:51,   09 november 2017
HOT ROD

The 1962 fuelie and all the car parts and the neon Chevrolet sign are gone now. Readers contact me about barn finds, but most tips come after a car's purchase and extraction. This one was a "before" tip, the best[...]

The Hippy Drag Racer: One Life of a Drag Racer's Collection of Cars

Thursday  21:21,   09 november 2017
HOT ROD

A few years ago, a friend mentioned a collection of cars he’d heard about sitting in a guy’s yard, south of where I reside. Searching Instagram for cool "Barn Find" pictures, we ran across a picture of the same 1970 Super Bird my friend[...]

The 1932 Coupe that Wants to be a Lincoln

Tuesday  22:35,   07 november 2017
HOT ROD

Roy was right. Great street rods, high-buck, low-buck, pro-built, or homebuilt, follow a theme. It might be as simple as '50s styling or it might be as imaginative as this 1932 Ford three-window coupe, built for Larry Carter by Roy Brizio Street[...]

Bob Ida’s 1940 Gasser Willys

Tuesday  00:21,   07 november 2017
HOT ROD

<p>The mid 1960's saw a surge in the popularity of pre-war Willys race cars.</p>The mid 1960's saw a surge in the popularity of pre-war Willys race cars. The two and four doors were a big hit with the race crowd, due to not only their good [...]

SURVIVOR! This ’73 Road Runner Still Looks & Smells New!

Monday  17:21,   06 november 2017
HOT ROD

We all know by now that the Plymouth Road Runner came out in 1968 as Chrysler’s answer to the GTO.And yes, we have spoken volumes about the 426 Hemi and the 440 Six-Barrel power plants that sat between the fenders of Road Runners, which came off the [...]

You Must Buy This 1979 Ford Escort RS200 Van

Friday  21:40,   03 november 2017
Road & Track

The RS2000 is a rally legend. Sticking its driveline in a delivery van is genius.In 2007, an Englishman made a genius realization: You can fit the running gear from the legendary rally-focused Ford MkII Escort RS2000 into a delivery van. With this[...]

You Must Buy This 1979 Ford Escort RS200 Van

Friday  21:40,   03 november 2017
Road & Track

The RS2000 is a rally legend. Sticking its driveline in a delivery van is genius.In 2007, an Englishman made a genius realization: You can fit the running gear from the legendary rally-focused Ford MkII Escort RS2000 into a delivery van. With this[...]

This Just May be the Baddest 1966 Chevy Nova on the Planet

Tuesday  23:03,   31 october 2017
HOT ROD

Not only does Jarod Wenrick’s 1966 Nova make about 1,800 horsepower, but his attention to detail makes this one killer-looking Chevy.Jarod Wenrick's storyline is familiar. His dad was a hot rodder who loved street rods and Jarod helped him build[...]