If there’s anything that speaks to the longevity of a Volvo, it’s Irv Gordon and his P1800S. Since he purchased the car new in 1966, he traveled 3.2 million miles in it, earning accolades, relationships with tens of thousands of Volvo fans around the world, and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. […]
This item comes from Jason Torchinsky at Jalopnik, who hosts the terrific “Jason Drives” series on YouTube. He received a note from a man named Paul in Cohasset, Massachusetts, about his brother, who recently passed away after a battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. (Image Courtesy: Jalopnik) RELATED: How Much Does a Classic Car Really Cost? […]
At the turn of the 20th century, Gräf & Stift built some of the world’s most exclusive luxury automobiles. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria rode in one when he was assassinated, an act that set off the world’s most violent war to that point. Legend has it that thirteen people met similarly violent ends in that car, […]
Red Sovine released the song “Phantom 309” in 1967, almost a decade before CB truckin’ songs became unavoidable. It’s about a haunted 18-wheeler, and the story behind one of its verses is quite true, to the point that town residents worked to erect a monument in honor of the real-life hero in September, 2014.
Halloween’s a good time to tell some scary stories. The scariest car story out there is the story of James Dean’s Little Bastard, the Porsche 550 in which his ticket was eternally punched on September 30th, 1955. It leaves behind a trail of wreckage much longer than just Dean himself.
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.
The trio of Clarkson, Hammond, and May had a good run at Top Gear. It ended abruptly when Jeremy Clarkson punched someone in the nose and the guys have since moved on to new projects. Their Amazon show, The Grand Tour, is cruising right along, but Top Gear is facing yet another cast change as […]
UPDATE: Reuters is reporting that Sears Holdings is headed for bankruptcy as soon as Friday. This, after the board added a restructuring expert to its board yesterday. At about this time last year, we figured the end was near. Announced in October of 2017, Sears began offering Craftsman tools at rival Lowe’s stores. The announcement […]
According to people who pay attention to holidays for which there are no gifts, today is National Name Your Car Day.