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.
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 […]
Every town has its Craigslist Crackpots, but occasionally, a vehicle comes along that requires needs a blow-by-blow analysis.
The images that Chris Cook posted to his Facebook page tell the tale: This 1969 Dodge Charger, cloned to look like the General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard, must’ve had a run-in with Rosco.
This week, we doubled up on our guests for the BestRide podcast, with Nicole Wakelin from BestRide.com, and Chad Kirchner from…well, everywhere.
Parades were pretty dull until Shriner cars came along. Yeah, you might see the homecoming queen perched on the back deck of a cool convertible, but everybody — young and old alike — loves to see a bunch of grown men in fezzes driving tiny cars.
Today marks the 40th 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: