04 Jul

Happy July 4th: Five American cars that changed the US auto industry

  1915 Ford Model T The Ford Model T had been available for several years, but in 1915 it crossed the affordability barrier. Its price dropped from $850 in 1908 to $440 in 1915 (about $12k in today’s money). At that price the average worker could now afford a car and Ford sold a half […]

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04 Jul

1981 AMC SX/4 Eagle Kammback

This jarringly ’80s Eagle “Kammback” in chocolate brown is equipped with the same 4×4 drivetrain as its larger and more commonly seen station wagon sibling. Despite its alleged off-road abilities, this car was never driven in winter and is said to be completely rust-free. The 46k miles are actual since new, and the nearly unworn […]

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03 Jul

Houston, we have a problem: Neil Armstrong jet needs new home

Flying this Learjet Model 28 “Longhorn” at Kitty Hawk North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation, on February 19 and 20, 1979, the first man to set foot on the moon, Astronaut Neil Armstrong, with Test Pilot Pete Reynolds set five world records for a business class aircraft:  two for altitude achieved, two for sustained flight […]

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02 Jul

Definitely not a Checkered past

Best known for its iconic Marathon taxi cabs (think Travis Bickle), Checker Motors also manufactured a limited quantity of passenger cars and station wagons. The car featured here is a one of a kind Checker Limo with special treatment and options installed on the assembly line and offline in Checker Motors’ Experimental Department for the […]

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01 Jul

Chevy announces that it's more than just a truck company

Chevrolet total sales are expected to increase 15 percent during the first half of 2011 fueled by the passenger car sales approaching their highest percentage of Chevrolet sales in two decades. Chevrolet car sales are expected to be up 23 percent for the first six months of the year, when June sales are reported on […]

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01 Jul

1973 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Personal luxury was all the rage in the 1970s, so it should be no surprise that Chevrolet’s plush Monte Carlo won the “Car of the Year” award from Motor Trend magazine in 1973. It may look like a land yacht today, but it sold over 230,000 units that year, making it the trendsetter in the […]

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30 Jun

Porsche looks to win Le Mans 24 Hours with new hybrid race car

The most successful manufacturer ever at the classic French endurance race has announced its intention to return to the top category to run for overall victory. Porsche will return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a works-run LMP1 sports prototype, the completely new developed race car is planned for the 2014 race. With […]

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