A rose is a rose by any other name. For General Motors in the early 1960s, there was a seemingly endless sea of opportunity epitomized by the 1963 debut of its Buick Rivera. A man by the name of Bill Mitchell and his teams were hitting some truly great design home runs.
eBay Listing: 1971 Fiat 500L Some people say, “big things come in small packages” like wedding rings, children, and yes sometimes even tiny cars. Examples would include the Austin Mini, the Volkswagen Beetle, the Citroen 2CV, and Italy’s answer to these cars — the Fiat 500. Many of us have seen the more modern equivalent […]
eBay Listing: 1968 Dodge A100 Pickup Truck, 48k miles Forward control pickups or vans came into being post WWII. One could argue about who was the first manufacturer to develop a driver over the front axle design. Some might say Volkswagen, others would say Ford, but the truth of the matter is that many manufacturers […]
eBay Listing: 1952 VW Beetle Classic Type 11A Split-Window Sedan Germany is a country with a great love of the automobile. When many people think of the Volkswagen Beetle, they think of the flower power generation, of bright groovy colors, and the 1960’s, but the basic design dates back to the 1930’s. If you consider […]
Grammy® winner Miranda Lambert is partnering with Ram Trucks to auction a customized Ram Laramie Longhorn with proceeds benefiting Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation. Lambert is a mother to seven rescue dogs and created MuttNation Foundation — along with the foundation’s director, Bev Lambert – to end animal cruelty, neglect and homelessness.
Right around 1959 and 1960 automotive styling, at least in terms of tailfins and chrome, was reaching new heights with many manufacturers setting their style trends. Cadillac’s tailfins of the Series 62 and Eldorado Seville were arguably some of the most iconic, and Chevrolet’s Impala and El Camino also featured wild rear end designs.
Drifting is a style of motorsport that was founded primarily in Japan around the winding mountain roads of Mount Fuji. The original concept was to implement controlled oversteering or power sliding of the car’s rear end to get around corners faster and beat the competition to the end of a track. Essentially it was and is often a form of illegal street racing.