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.
For a long time, older SUVs were just that: Old. They got used and abused, and ended up horribly modified and trashed. But in 2018, vintage SUVs are picking up steam in the collector market.
Vans are still a thing in certain pockets of the automotive hobby, but if you want to see the real thing, you need to roll back the clock to the mid-1970s, when the custom van craze really hit its stride.
What you need is a hood ornament shaped like Jayne Mansfield. JC Whitney had you covered.
There was a time when just about every major city in the United States boasted a car manufacturer, and independent automakers made up the bulk of the entire industry. That’s not the case any longer. Just a handful of automotive brands are truly independent. Here’s a look at a few from yesterday and today, and […]
It’s time to honor the Old Man, so we wanted to find out from you: What did your Dad drive when you were a kid?
When automobiles first went mainstream, they were the same shape as the crossovers and SUVs drivers want again today. It should be no surprise modern drivers want vehicles that fit our bodies and our lifestyles. The real question is why waited so long to get back to what works best.
Especially with older cars featuring high-lift camshafts, braking problems have a lot less to do with the brakes than you’d think.
Sport Utility Vehicles are a shadow of their former selves. They’re gussied up in tuxedos and tails, when they used to be fit for strapping a deer to the hood and sticking the boat in the water. We searched the files at BestRide.com and found five vintage SUVs that get it right: