woensdag 4 maart 2020

Hemmings Daily: Hemmings Find of the Day: 1958 Austin-Healey Sprite

Hemmings Find of the Day: 1958 Austin-Healey Sprite
Customized Alfa-powered 1958 Austin-Healey Sprite for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: As a gentleman racer from San Francisco, Canlas built this car in the 60's to go racing at historic tracks such as Sears Point and Cotati Raceway. Entering in many local race and club events, the bug-eyed Sprite ran tough against its […]
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Greensboro, North Carolina, 1970s
Date: 1970s Location: Greensboro, North Carolina Source: via Farmers Cooperative Exchange Photograph Collection, State Archives of North Carolina What do you see here?
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How the prewar Ford restoration business is evolving, as seen at Columbia Early Ford
If you're not into pre-WWII cars, or even if you are, you might expect the proprietor of an outfit specializing in early Fords to be at least 80 years old. After all, conventional wisdom says, Model T's, Model A's, and Early Ford V-8's are only relevant to those who grew up with them, right? Not so […]
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Bloodhound LSR owner asking for another $10 million to break the land-speed record
All winter, the Bloodhound land-speed racing team has made it clear that they won't be able to return to South Africa's Hakskeen Pan for a run at the world land-speed record without additional funding. This week, Ian Warhurst, the team's owner, made it clear just how much additional funding the team needs: about $10 million. […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1969 AMC AMX Go Pack
1969 AMC AMX for sale on Hemmings.com, with the 390 cu. in. V-8 and optional Go Pack. From the seller's description: Many hard core car buffs my not realize the AMX, shattered 106 national, and international, speed and endurance records, before it was introduced to the public, Feb 28th 1968 at the Chicago Auto Show, […]
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At 86 years old, Virgil Exner Jr. has one more sports car left in him
More than 60 years ago, a young Virgil Exner Jr. not only followed in his father's footsteps by designing his own sports car, he also went ahead and built it himself with little more incentive than to see his design become reality. Decades later, he'd like to see one more of his sports car designs […]
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963
Date: 1963 Location: Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts Source: via Dirty Old Boston What do you see here?
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