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Multiple Choice: ’47 Caddy or ’48 Lincoln?

Multiple Choice: ’47 Caddy or ’48 Lincoln?

Silver Auctions’ March sale at Fountain Hills, Ariz., included 191 vehicles. Among them were a couple of post-war American luxury cars. Given your choice, would you bid on the 1947 Cadillac Club Coupe (blue car) or 1948 Lincoln Continental (red car)? Which would you want in your garage? Tell us why via the “Share your […]

Mercedes showcases 120 years of history in racing

Mercedes showcases 120 years of history in racing

Editor’s note: As part of the centennial of its historic 1-2-3 sweep of the 1914 French Grand Prix, Mercedes-Benz has provided the following summary of its 120-year history in auto racing competition and the accompanying photos: From history’s first automobile race in 1894 to its various contemporary involvements in motor sports, victories by the racing […]

By March 21, 2014 Read More →
10 major moments in Mercedes-Benz early racing history

10 major moments in Mercedes-Benz early racing history

The following are 10 major moments in the early history of Mercedes-Benz’ involvement in motorsports:   Photos courtesy Mercedes-Benz

By March 21, 2014 Read More →
Pontiac GTO celebrates 50 years since undercover birth

Pontiac GTO celebrates 50 years since undercover birth

As any Pontiac enthusiast would tell you, the 1964 Pontiac GTO was never supposed to happen. The legend of how the groundbreaking muscle car came to exist against all odds will be told time and again this year as the performance icon celebrates its 50th anniversary. Although there were muscle cars that came before, the […]

By March 20, 2014 1 Comment Read More →
Elliott Museum brings its antique car collection to you

Elliott Museum brings its antique car collection to you

Thoughts of Florida bring to mind sandy beaches, water sports, fishing, sun and loads of fun. Visitors from many parts of the United States, Canada and places around the world flock here to get away from cold winter climates. Not often do the thoughts of art, history and technology come up as a reason to […]

By March 19, 2014 Read More →
History of the Ford Windsor 351 Engine

History of the Ford Windsor 351 Engine

The Windsor, Ontario-built 90° V8 was introduced in 1962 as a 221 cubic inch engine. It was Ford’s first modern lightweight small-block replacing the old Y-block. Through the years, not all small-block Windsors were produced solely at the Ontario plant, but the name stuck with the engine. In 1962, the small block displacement was bumped up […]

By March 17, 2014 Read More →
Future classic: MGB built for fun

Future classic: MGB built for fun

  Extremely popular in its day, the MGB of Great Britain has never had great value as a collector car even though there are many thousands of owners and drivers in the U.S. who still enjoy them for what they are: fun little runabouts that look good, make the right noises and dart around curves. […]

By March 17, 2014 Read More →
Future Classic: 2005-2006 Ford GT40

Future Classic: 2005-2006 Ford GT40

The original Ford GT40 of the 1960′s was conceived, designed and built for the sole purpose of showing the Europeans that Americans could win the endurance race of races…the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans. Up to this point, the Europeans (and especially, the big, red Italian stallions) had dominated the biggest races of the day. Henry Ford […]

By March 14, 2014 Read More →
Future classic: Dodge Magnum

Future classic: Dodge Magnum

First of all, yes, it had a Hemi. Secondly, it wasn’t a sport utility vehicle, though it was just as roomy inside. Instead, it was an amazing stylish station wagon — that’s right, an old-fashioned station wagon — but with a very contemporary, almost exotic, out-of-my-way-peasant presence as it filled a rearview mirror and intimidated […]

By March 10, 2014 Read More →
Bookshelf: A boy, his dad, and an historic red racing car

Bookshelf: A boy, his dad, and an historic red racing car

The Classic Car Bookshelf The Little Red Racing Car: A Father / Son / Car Story by Dwight Knowlton Published 2013 Publisher Carpe Viam Format Hardcover Pages 52 ISBN 9780989294904 Purchase Amazon A family moves into a farm house and while Mom and Dad start to unpack, the Boy and his Dog head out to […]

By March 6, 2014 Read More →