You can pick up an accessory catalog and get a tent to mate to just about any SUV on the market now, but throughout history, several auto manufacturers offered camping accessories or modifications right in the showroom or over the parts counter. They were very cool, because they perfectly matched the car in question, and […]
Beginning in 2018, you’ll be able to purchase Craftsman tools at rival Lowe’s stores. The announcement suggests to some that it could be the end of the line for Sears, Roebuck and Co., the legendary retailer that started out selling shovels and pickaxes to pioneers through its mail order catalog.
Today’s new vehicles have impressive arrays of features and technology, and in many ways, the cars we drove as recently as the 1990s seem a world away from them. So if you were taking the wheel for the first time back then, then these details will probably ring some bells.
The 1970s had it all: cheap muscle cars, great music, British cars, German cars, and the coolest Japanese cars ever built. Getting a license in the 1970s meant unbridled freedom. If you got your license during the Nixon/Ford/Carter years, then here are some experiences you probably remember.
You may not have noticed, but Jay Leno digs cars. Because he does, he has a staff of people that take car of those cars for him. One of them ended up developing a line of car care products that now bears the retired late night host’s name.
In our many years saving derelict cars in rusty New England, we’ve seen rust repairs with stop signs, corrugated sheet metal, beer cans and license plates. This is our first experience with a fender repaired with a record.
Ask anyone what their favorite movie cars and the usual suspects rise to the top: The ’55 Chevy from Two Lane Blacktop, Frank Bullitt’s Mustang Fastback, the Bandit’s black Trans Am. While most car movies featured cool cars that were just as appealing as the stars that drove them, many car movies — some of […]
Doug Herbert — a four-time Top Fuel World Champion — knows the danger of top-level motorsport. In 1999, Hebert’s Top Fuel dragster blew apart in what’s generally regarded as the most violent explosion in drag racing history.
Every town has its Craigslist Crackpots, but occasionally, a vehicle comes along that requires needs a blow-by-blow analysis.