Thanksgiving really gets short shrift these days with Christmas sales starting around Labor Day. But since 1973, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving has been a staple in our house. SPOILER ALERT: In the final moments, Charlie Brown and his pals pile into the wayback of his unseen parents’ station wagon. It’s how you got to your […]
The top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz S-Class traces its lineage to the W108 platform, and this 1966 250C is a gorgeous and quaintly basic example of the breed.
On September 12, 1966, NBC launched an all-new television sitcom — The Monkees — a hastily concocted rip-off of the surprise smash Hard Day’s Night, which documented the antics of the Beatles as they prepared for an Ed Sullivan-like television appearance. Since kids loved cars as much as they loved music, the show’s production included […]
We’re waiting with bated breath for the Warner Brothers big screen remake of “CHiPs”. In the meantime, here’s another look at a first-season classic episode.
Update: Veteran actor Marvin Kaplan died Wednesday of natural causes, he was 89. Here’s a look at the “CHiPs” episode in which he guest-starred. He drove a mean truck! Sometimes people get cranky and yell at other drivers. In the world of TV’s “CHiPs”, one guy goes beyond that with a road rage rampage in his […]
Some cars on “CHiPs” were the instigators – they’d veer and lunge and generally make themselves a menace. That’s exactly what this 1968 Thunderbird was.
Twitter’s tending topics over the last four days have been jammed with Michael Phelps’ death stare, spectacular road racing crashes and rampant algae blooms in the diving pool. Cars aren’t talked about much during the Olympic Games, but that’s all we think about here at BestRide, so we’ve found a place for them amid the […]
Kids probably don’t build model kits the way they used to, but in the 1960s and 1970s, every department store, hobby shop and toy store had an aisle jam-packed full of plastic car models. Most of them were the kind of cars you’d expect: Mustangs, Camaros, Chevelles and Trans Ams. But if you dug around […]
The US version of Top Gear is officially done and the UK version of Top Gear is officially a wreck. Meanwhile, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May have been working on their own new show called The Grand Tour and now you can win tickets to its first US recording. The Grand Tour will […]