A chopped ’50 Merc is the iconic American Custom. These cars were the blank slate used by a number of big-name customizers like Barris, Ayala, and Winfield in the 1950s and 1960s. Although they weren’t the first customs built, they were undoubtedly some of the most attractive, and their appearance in movies like “Rebel Without [...]
For the 2005 season, Richard Childress Racing (RCR) built a Nextel Cup car specifically for the Sonoma and Watkins Glen race tracks. These are the only two road courses that are part of the race schedule and involve a lot more right turns than a typical oval track. Hence, road course engineered NASCAR chassis are [...]
The chrome slotmags and rolled fenders on this Z600 give it a muscly stance that you wouldn’t expect from a car that’s reportedly good for 136 mpg at 30 mph. These strange little microcars pack a ton of quirky style into a tiny, tiny package, and you just don’t see them around any more.
This 1960 Lotus Elite has a known pampered history and is ready for summertime. It sports a stress-fracture free fiberglass monocoque, original paint and interior, original numbers-matching engine, and BMC 4-speed transmission. “Whether winding through the canyons, bombing down the highway or even just tooling through the town on Sunday morning on the way to [...]
Flat black paint, five percent window tint, and a slammed stance give this ’63 Galaxie a sinister look. But it isn’t a pieced-together ratty driver like a lot of other frame-laying customs – this car started out as a complete running and driving rust-free four-door from Coral Gables, Florida. The seller than shaved all the [...]