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Eye Candy: Connecticut Street Rod Association Swap Meet and Car Corral

Eye Candy: Connecticut Street Rod Association Swap Meet and Car Corral

Photos by Dennis David It marks the beginning and the end of the season in the Northeast, where the winter chill forces all but the hardiest of classic car road warriors off the roads for a few months. The Connecticut Street Rod Association’s spring and fall swap meets are the first and the last to […]

By November 24, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014

Eye Candy: London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014

Photos by Howard Koby On November 14, 1896, 30 motorcars participated in the Emancipation Run, a drive that celebrated the passage of Britain’s Highway Act, the law that raised the speed limit for “light locomotives” from 4 to 14 miles per hour and did away with the requirement that such motorcars be preceded by a […]

By November 22, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: Goodguys ends 2014 season with huge Southwest Nationals

Eye Candy: Goodguys ends 2014 season with huge Southwest Nationals

Photos by Bob Golfen and Larry Edsall The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association ended its 2014 car-show season last weekend with a massive turnout for the 17th annual Southwest Nationals at WestWorld in Scottsdale. The colorful swarm of hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classics totaled 3,423, more than a 10-percent increase compared with […]

By November 18, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Southwest Nationals shop tour

Eye Candy: Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Southwest Nationals shop tour

Photos by Larry Edsall Larry and Marg Bohnen were enjoying their lunch Thursday when Marg spotted their friends Barry Wright and Mike Eller and invited them to join them at a big round table in the garage at Speed Sports, a hotrod and custom car shop in Gilbert, Arizona. The Bohnens live in Billings, Montana, […]

By November 14, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
Eye Candy: 2014 SEMA Show

Eye Candy: 2014 SEMA Show

Photos by Larry Edsall You don’t go to the SEMA Show to see pristine classic cars, though there were at least a couple among the 1,500 vehicles on display this year in and around the Las Vegas Convention Center. But the annual trade show staged by the Specialty Equipment Market Association is where you need […]

By November 13, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Eye Candy: Bonhams’ London to Brighton auction

Eye Candy: Bonhams’ London to Brighton auction

Photos by Howard Koby Bonhams held its annual sale of veteran cars and related automobilia, this year comprising rare Emancipation Run photographs dated 1896 to brass oil-illuminating carriage lamps and four-note 6-volt electric brass trumpet horns. The sale was held on the eve of the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run with 23 motorcars were […]

By November 11, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: Art Center ‘Hollywood’ Car Classic

Eye Candy: Art Center ‘Hollywood’ Car Classic

Photos by Howard Koby Art Center has been at the forefront of art and design education for more than 80 years. Transportation design as a major at Art Center College of Design was born in 1948 with a creative faculty comprising George Jergenson (who worked with General Motors in the ‘30s and designed the Opel […]

By November 8, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: California Hot Rod Reunion

Eye Candy: California Hot Rod Reunion

Photos by Howard Koby At the inaugural California Hot Rod Reunion, event founder Steve Gibbs announced, “We are only going to do this once.” Gibbs wasn’t quite correct. The recent Hot Rod Reunion was the 23rd time the early days of drag racing reappeared. Now a member of the Wally Parks Motorsports Museum that produces […]

By November 1, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
Eye Candy: Cadillac Ranch

Eye Candy: Cadillac Ranch

Photos by Larry Edsall They sit there in a farmer’s field just south of — and easily visible from — Interstate 40, just west of Amarillo in the Texas Panhandle. There are 10 of them. All vintage Cadillacs, from a 1949 Club Coupe to a 1963 sedan. But they aren’t parked in the usual, haphazard […]

By October 25, 2014 Read More →
Eye Candy: Orphan Car Show, Phoenix

Eye Candy: Orphan Car Show, Phoenix

Photos by Bob and Marci Golfen An orphan car show might sound like a mournful affair, but it’s really a celebration of great if defunct automotive brands that have been kept alive by dedicated enthusiasts. In Phoenix, the 24th annual Orphan Car Show was held once again in a downtown neighborhood park where dozens of […]

By October 23, 2014 Read More →