I’ve told people about this car for 25 years, and finally — FINALLY — thanks to help from a world-famous “social media expert,” I managed to find photographic evidence: The town of Ogunquit, Maine, once had a Renault Le Car police cruiser.
It’s hard to think of a time when the Volkswagen Beetle didn’t exist, but prior to 1949, nobody had ever seen one here. And if Doyle Dane Bernbach hadn’t gotten involved in 1960, it might have been one of hundreds of odd, European imports following World War II, rather than the runaway sales success it […]
Recently, Thompson Speedway has operated as a small circle track, home to stock car and modified events. But in its heyday, Thompson Raceway was as vital to sports car racing as Lime Rock. It’s returning to its roots now, after a significant renovation.
Known officially as “anthropomorphic test devices,” crash test dummies have provided invaluable safety data since “Sierra Sam” — the first crash test dummy — was created in 1949. For generations, though, crash test dummies looked like the perfect human specimen on the Center For Disease Control’s Body Mass Index chart: 5-foot-9, 145 pounds, ripped pecs […]
When Boston teams win championships, Tony Cerulle and his team at Boston Duck Tours spring into action, even when the trucks are hibernating for the winter.
Imported compact sedans did much to eat up US market share in the 1980s, and so General Motors responded with its own unique formula.
It’s that time of year again, when two storied names go head-to-head for all the marbles! This year, it’s a knock-down, drag out battle between the (Ford) Falcons and the (Jeep) Patriots. Check the stats, get the tale of the tape and vote your choice in our poll at the end of the post!
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The 1975 Mercury Comet was a transitional car. Designed in the freewheeling late-1960s, this later version had to contend with 1970s government regulations, which is plain to see from those massive mandated bumpers.