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.
eBay Listing: 1957 Ford Thunderbird with correct colors and original drivetrain 1953 was an important year for one American manufacturer. People often ask which is better Chevrolet or Ford, Who struck first? Who wins when the chips are down, and all your money is on the line? Well in the 1950’s American sports car world […]
While Mr. Ferrari was a genius in many ways, he missed the mark on this point. Even to this non-engineer, it is obvious that a brick will fly a lot slower than a similarly weighted dart. That’s just physics in a very basic form. And it is why Formula 1 cars and even NASCAR today incorporate as many aerodynamic aides as allowed by their sanctioning bodies.
For many people Rolls-Royce equates to the highest standards of excellence, opulence and the ultimate excess in luxury. Seemingly miles of deep sumptuous leather, hand craftsmanship, and old world technology that today might seem outmoded, was once standard for the elite coachmaker, and in many ways it still is.