donderdag 15 augustus 2019

Hemmings Daily: Sky’s the limit on this rare ’34

Sky's the limit on this rare '34
Ford's roadster pickups have long been sought out by hot rodders and collectors, but they fell out of favor with buyers in the 1930s as closed cab rigs became more prevalent. The final year for the roadster was 1934 and Ford built just a handful, likely due to dwindling demand. Today, these trucks are an […]
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Daily Briefing: ACD Museum Events; Studebakers set sights on Mansfield
Courtesy of the Auburn Cord and Duesenberg Museum The organizers at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum have announced two events that will take place at the end of the month. The "Cheers to 45 Years!" celebration will be a gathering to commemorate the longevity of the Museum which opened its doors July 6th, 1974. Celebrate […]
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The Jeep YJ was necessary because people kept suing AMC over the CJ
Automakers regularly freshen their products for a variety of reasons, and they do it often. Honda, after all, is on the 10th generation of its Accord; Toyota on the 12th generation of the Corolla. On the other hand, Jeeps – and here we're talking about the flagship convertible four-wheel-drive rigs – change as little as […]
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Ethanol supporters ask Department of Justice to allow fuel blends higher than E15
Disappointed that a recent Environmental Protection Agency ruling effectively barred ethanol-blended fuels beyond E15, several groups of ethanol advocates have joined together to petition the U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a portion of that rule and to allow blends of up to E30 and possibly higher to be sold at gas pumps across the […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1982 Pontiac Trans Am
From the seller's description: 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans am. All original one owner car. This car has not been restored or modified and is an unmolested survivor. All options work perfectly and the car has been garage kept its entire life.It has 49,000 original miles. The car is perfect for a collector or for someone […]
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Los Angeles, 1974
Date: circa 1974 Location: LAX, Los Angeles, California Source: USC Libraries Digital Collections What do you see here?
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A Mustang GT with a cargo bed – Ford's 1993-'95 F-150 Lightning
Ford's Special Vehicle Team (SVT) was busy in 1993, its debut year, launching the Mustang Cobra and Cobra R as send-offs for the Fox-body Mustang. Knowing that consumers wanted performance in other wrappers as well, SVT turned its attention to the F-150 pickup, producing the SVT Lightning, which Ford described as "For all intents… a […]
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