Upstart heads off for life in the big city; comes home to live in Dad’s basement. That’s the Cadillac story in September of 2018, after the announcement that the 116-year-old American luxury brand was decamping from its swank SoHo apartment to a room over the garage. The expected location for Cadillac’s new home is a […]
According to the Detroit Free Press, on the morning of August 31st, 75 year old Cleveland, Ohio resident Peter Pyros jumped in his 2006 Cadillac XLR to wring it out in the late summer before fall arrived and it was time to store it for the winter. Unfortunately, the car’s battery was just alive enough […]
Today marks the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, Elvis was inextricably linked to a few cars, but his automotive interests stretched far and wide. Here’s a look at the vehicles he was associated with after he became famous:
The first time you go to a live auction, there’s a sense of panic that if you scratch your nose or wave at the beer vendor, you’re going home with a car. But you think you’re pretty safe when you’re playing cars with your kid in the living room. Turns out that wasn’t true for […]
UPDATE 7/9/2018: We got an intriguing email from Carmen Ramirez about a car she won on Let’s Make a Deal some time in the early- to mid-1970s: “Hi there! My name is Carmen Ramirez and I won a new Buick Opel on Let’s Make A Deal but don’t remember the exact year. I think it […]
There aren’t many radiator mascots left these days, thanks to both safety and aerodynamic concerns. But in the golden era of automotive art, car companies from exclusive to common adorned their radiators with mascots that were just as recognized as the brand names they signified. Radiator mascots are a special form of artistry, and they’re […]
Automakers have shifted focus from products to services. Prepare for a major shift in the way we pay for automobile usage.
They say you can make a smoker out of just about anything. TV food guy Alton Brown has turned clay pots and file cabinets into serviceable smoking devices. The owner of this 1988 Cadillac DeVille took that idea to its logical conclusion.
Depending on your criteria, it could be anything from the dawn of automotive production to today.