Vintage cars are awesome. Everybody knows it. The trouble is that your average Joe or Jane Sixpack has no interest in the storage, upkeep and cost of owning a vintage car. That’s where Hagerty Insurance’s DriveShare comes in. It’s a sort of AirBnB for classic cars.
Everybody’s still waiting for a flying car, but floating cars have been around for a long time. The Amphicar 770 was the first mass-produced amphibious vehicle available. Between 1961 and 1968, the Quandt Group built about 4,000 Amphicars. The International Amphicar Owners Club figures about 2,000 are still left in existence.
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:
It’s hard to believe, but the Mazda Miata is coming up on its 30th birthday. It debuted at the Chicago Auto Show in February of 1989, and went on sale that fall as a 1990 model year. As its anniversary arrives, Mazda will begin offering customers in Japan fully restored NA-generation Miatas from the factory.
With every passing year, automotive features that were once ubiquitous are relegated to the scrapheap.
Every single evening this week, just as we’re settling into our evening routine, the calm is shattered when the music comes up the street. Both kids lose their minds, and run for the curb with a few grubby bucks stashed in their hands, ready to exchange them for a frozen confection.
The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat-up Chevelle on the spinoff from The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s […]
There have been some hideous cars constructed over the years, but we’re singling out these 10 for top — or bottom — laurels, depending on your perspective.