zondag 5 januari 2020

Hemmings Daily: Hemmings Find of the Day: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS

Hemmings Find of the Day: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS
It's a 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS for sale on Hemmings.com with a 4-speed and a 327. From the seller's description: Rare 1963 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport 327 / 4 Speed – Power Steering and Number Matching with only 66,000 Miles. *** Very Good Condition / Paint & Body Excellent, all Body Panels – Lazer Straight […]
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Packard Proving Grounds plans timing stand restoration, re-creation of Albert Kahn building
During World War II, Packard opened up its proving grounds in Shelby Township, outside of Detroit, for testing one of the few vehicles at the time sturdier and stouter than a Packard automobile: the M4 Sherman tank. As the tanks circled the proving grounds' high-speed track, passing by the timing stand otherwise used for recording […]
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Brooklyn, 1968
Date: 1968 Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York Source: George Zimbel, via Frenchcurious What do you see here?
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Our most recent Hemmings Classic Car Driveable Dream just got in an accident
"The [1984 AMC Eagle] is sorted — safely cared for (and regularly improved) by its current owner, its wings spread so that it may fly through foul Flagstaff winters, where only vehicles with tire chains dare tread," I wrote in the February 2020 issue of Hemmings Classic Car, about daily-driven Drivable Dream Eagle wagon that […]
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Four-Links – Stalin's limo stolen, DS camper, old guys and car clubs, Philly Free Library
Over the holidays, it seems some thieves in Moscow decided to treat themselves to a Christmas present: Stalin's ZiS-115 armored limousine. Local media say the vehicle belonged to the head of security of Ukrainian businessman Ruslan Tarpan, who is under house arrest in his native Ukraine. The car was not believed to be in running […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS
It's a 327 powered, four-speed 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Rare 1963 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport 327 / 4 Speed – Power Steering and Number Matching with only 66,000 Miles. *** Very Good Condition / Paint & Body Excellent, all Body Panels – Lazer Straight and all Body […]
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"Not hogtied to engineering tradition or artistic fetishes:" How Chrysler heralded the Airflow's innovations
Nothing lasts forever. For more than 80 years, Chrysler executives – through one corporate parent after another – have refrained from resurrecting the Airflow name despite its intrinsic value and the plethora of engineering advancements that the Airflow embodied: unit-body construction, streamlined shape, and better-balanced layout. Whether it was finally time to unretire the name...
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