donderdag 17 oktober 2019

Hemmings Daily: Hemmings Find of the Day: 1991 Toyota Corolla GTS

Hemmings Find of the Day: 1991 Toyota Corolla GTS
Original 1991 Toyota Corolla GTS for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: 6900 Original miles. 100 miles added in 2019. Covered, on blocks in heated storage for most of its life. Properly maintained by a licensed mechanic. 100% Original. No leaks Cold A/C. Showroom condition other than a few minor blemishes. Original tires with […]
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The mid-Seventies American vision for the future of taxis relied on… steam propulsion?
Not a single American auto manufacturer participated in the Museum of Modern Art's 1976 exhibit dedicated to exploring the future of taxis. Conspicuous in its absence was Checker, the carmaker that had throughout its entire existence been synonymous with taxis and other utilitarian versions of the automobile. However, two upstart American companies did take part, […]
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Palo Alto, California, 1973
Date: February 1973 Location: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California Source: Stanford Libraries What do you see here?
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FIVA declares it won't support electrified classic vehicles
FIVA, the global organization dedicated to preserving older vehicles in part by fighting legislation aimed at getting old cars off the road, has declared it will not advocate for electrified classic vehicles and that such vehicles are not considered historic. "FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) understands the […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1976 Ford E250 Conversion Van
This 1976 Ford E250 Club Wagon is a glorious example of 1970s vanning culture, complete with fireplace, CB radio, and shag headliner, for sale on Hemmings.com. Click on the link above to see many more photos that are worth a closer look. From the seller's description: GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this groovy […]
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What A Car Should Be: 1974 Saab full line brochure
Images are from the brochure collection of Hemmings Motor News, courtesy of Bruce Zahor While the automotive world has largely come around to Saab's way of thinking today – front-wheel drive; safety-engineered bodies; efficient, small-displacement engines (later turbocharged) – this was not the case in 1974, when the small Swedish automaker's downsized, two-model lineup represented...
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Los Angeles, 1970s
Date: circa 1970s Location: Union Station, Los Angeles, California Source: Julius Shulman, USC Digital Libraries What do you see here?
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