Last week, the Calgary Herald reported the sad story of Bert Curtiss, a vintage car collector who lost a $3 million collection of vintage cars to a fire on his property in Olds, Alberta, 55 miles north of Calgary. His 27,000 square foot dairy barn — housing hundreds of one-of-a-kind vintage vehicles, restored farm machines […]
Geoff and Mike Howe have been building stuff since they were just wee lads. Now, Howe and Howe Technologies is constructing some of the most fearsome vehicles you’ve ever seen, for the military, for private industry and for Hollywood.
Spending time around older cars, you realize that there were a lot of common items that anybody under the age of 25 hadn’t experienced unless they drive old cars on purpose.
This week, Automotive News and our friends at NESN Fuel reported the prevalence of “fake ads” on Facebook, which show photos of cars depicting super-cool concept cars, but when potential buyers click on the ads, they’re directed to cars for sale that look nothing like the cars depicted.
Steve McQueen delivers a classic 1960s-era anti-hero performance in the movie Bullitt, but it’s the green Mustang GT that gets all the attention. Two cars were in the movie — a stunt car and a car for closeups. The “Hero Car” used for closeups has a documented history, but it was long believed that the […]
March 9 marks the first time an Adopt-A-Highway sign went up on an American highway. It seems like it’s been around a lot longer, but it was on this day in 1985 that groups, individuals and companies were able to sponsor sections of highway, paying for maintenance and cleanup, or in some cases, doing it […]
If you’ve been longing for a muscle car, but you’ve (A) ignored everything we’ve written about winter tires and (B) are still afraid of the snow, the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT is your car.
By the late 1950s, Mr. Magoo was a pretty well-known comic figure, moving out of film shorts and into regular Saturday morning cartoon popularity. So of course, a cartoon character intended to appeal to kids was the perfect pitchman for a beer company. And in 1959, your inebriated mom or dad could’ve won Mr. Magoo’s car, […]
Credit Mickey Rupp for infecting the fever dreams of every eight to 12 year old from 1968 to 1971. He built everything a kid could ever want in those days, including go-karts and snowmachines, but the vehicle that kept his company afloat was the “minicycle.” the minibike. RELATED: Check Out James Garner, Roy Orbison and […]