dinsdag 24 december 2019

Hemmings Daily: Michigan City, Indiana, 1967

Michigan City, Indiana, 1967
Date: January 1967 Location: Franklin Street, Michigan City, Indiana Source: via CinemaTreasures.org and Jim and Chester's Garage What do you see here?
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Trading open roads for the open water: Fred Hudson's Chris-Craft renderings
The response to my question of whether to show Fred Hudson's boat designs, as well as his Packard and AMC designs, was overwhelmingly positive, so don't let it be said that I don't give the people what they want from time to time. However, I'm an avowed landlubber after reading Moby Dick, so all I […]
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The County Set: 1953 Austin A40 Somerset Convertible brochure
It may come as a surprise today, but Austin of England was one of the largest importers of cars to America in the years following World War II. This venerable firm, founded by namesake Herbert Austin and building motorcars since 1901, had become popular for its economical, well-built small cars. The sleek, unique A90 Atlantic […]
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After SEMA files lawsuit, NHTSA drafts replica car rules
With a looming deadline to respond to the Specialty Equipment Market Association's lawsuit over the replica car law, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a draft of its replica car regulations earlier this month, more than three years after the law required the department to do so. "They had to respond by Friday, so […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1964 Ford F-100 Styleside
Still fresh after a 2006 bare-metal paint job, it's a 1964 Ford F-100 for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: A two-thumbs up, head-turner, classic pickup in green paint & cream-colored grill with original 292 cu. in. V-8, & original "3 on the tree" manual transmission with only 79,228 miles at time of writing. […]
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Frankfurt, 1960
Date: circa 1960 Location: Platenstrasse, Frankfurt, Germany Source: Frank da Cruz What do you see here?
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WWSD (What Would Santa Drive)?
Eight tiny reindeer? As if. The dude's obviously loaded if he can a) travel around the world on a whim, and b) give good boys and girls whatever consumer item they want. Probably because of all that elf slave labor he employs. So, if he can afford to drive anything, Santa will, as various artists […]
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