dinsdag 12 november 2019

Hemmings Daily: Open Diff: What vehicles would you like to see reborn?

Open Diff: What vehicles would you like to see reborn?
Judging from the interest in the upcoming Ford Bronco, the Dearborn automaker is onto something. Early Broncos, in both stock and restomod form, are on fire at the moment, and Ford is poised to capitalize on this when the model is reborn in spring 2020 (assuming, of course, the final product lives up to the […]
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VIDEO: The first Pro-Touring car, from the people who were there when it happened
So what's the big deal with 1969 Chevrolet Camaro built by Mark Stielow known as Tri-Tip? It's widely recognized as the first Pro-Touring car, that's what. Of course, that just raises more questions, like what makes a Pro-Touring car and why Stielow's car was different than anything that came before it. For some explanation, we've […]
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Quad engines or nitro? T.V. Tommy tried 'em both, nearly ending his racing career in one and definitely ending it in the other
If we were to assemble a clickbait top-10 list of T.V. Tommy Ivo drag-racing moments, the creation of his quad-engine Showboat exhibition racer and the 1974 Winternationals crash would vie for the two top spots, if for no other reason than the sheer spectacle of each. In January, the car at the center of one […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1978 Buick Riviera
Preserved 1978 Buick Riviera for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: 1 of only 2,899 produced in '78. Being a 41-year-old car with only 34,885 original miles makes this car a true collector car. Some of the unique features to this Riviera is the black/silver 2-tone paint, black vinyl top, opera windows, 15" chrome […]
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Chevy builds an electric C-10 and Ford shows off a battery-powered Mustang at SEMA
With instantaneous torque, fewer components, and compact motors, are electric conversions the future of hot rodding? No, they're not. But chances are they'll be a piece of that future. And to show off that potential, both Chevrolet and Ford put electric conversions in the spotlight at the 2019 SEMA show, with two different takes on […]
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Anaheim, California, 1975
Date: March 1975 Location: Anaheim, California Source: via Anaheim Public Library What do you see here?
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Coventry officials introduce replica of long-lost first Riley automobile
It took a British schoolboy – one with access to a fully equipped machine shop working steadily for two years, but a schoolboy nonetheless – to beat the Germans to one of the landmark engineering developments in the evolution of the internal combustion engine and to help center the British car industry in Coventry. And […]
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