maandag 30 december 2019

Hemmings Daily: Four-Links: It’s a Wonderful Life Taxi, Honda’s 400 millionth motorcycle, Russia’s ground-effec...

Four-Links: It's a Wonderful Life Taxi, Honda's 400 millionth motorcycle, Russia's ground-effect seaplanes, Scottsdale auctions
It's a wonderful taxi Christmas-themed movies are running heavy on cable television over the last week, but here's a slice of real-life holiday wonder. The Historic Vehicle Association has a profile on the taxi from It's a Wonderful Life. Purchased in 2008 by collector Nicola Bulgari, the 1930 GMC Series H was given a full mechanical […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1968 Ford Fairlane 500
Unrestored 1968 Ford Fairlane 500 for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: While it was considered a 'family car' because of the full size and 4 doors, this 1968 Ford Fairlane 500 is a smooth riding, yet gutsy vehicle. So many people have mentioned that they grew up riding in a Fairlane, but haven't […]
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America's love affair with cars, as viewed in 1966
Some people think that cars might be too dangerous, expensive, and bad for the environment. What may surprise you is that some people thought that back in 1966. The Great Love Affair, preserved and presented on YouTube by Periscope Film, "looks at the impact cars have made on families, the U.S. economy (including the process […]
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How gas rationing worked during World War II
Long before the OPEC gas crisis of the 1970s, Americans who owned cars in the 1940s were limited to the amount of gasoline they could buy due to the consequences of World War II. Starting in early 1942, gasoline was deemed a precious commodity and, due to its limited supply, was needed to fuel our […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1976 BMW 2002
It's a 1976 BMW 2002 for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Very Nice 1976 2002 E10 Fjord Blue. Original 4cyl. M10, 4 speed manual. Upgrades include: Weber carb conversion, E21 Recaro seats, E30 bottle cap wheels, Momo wood steering wheel, electric radiator fan, twin tube Koni shocks with H&R springs, Poly bushings and […]
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Our Top 10 stories of 2019
As December draws to a close, it's time to look back on another year of Hemmings and what stories readers liked the most on our website. That's right, here are the Top 10 stories of 2019. We've limited the list to stories published this year, which means a few hits on the overall list, like […]
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Detroit, 1961
Date: March 1961 Location: overlooking Putnam Street, Detroit, Michigan Source: Win Brunner, via Detroit Public Library Digital Collections What do you see here?
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