vrijdag 13 maart 2020

Hemmings Daily: Low, down and metalflake: alt-muscle!

Low, down and metalflake: alt-muscle!
When we stumbled across this mesmerizing shot of our new favorite '72 Caprice, we knew  two things: 1) we had to find it and, 2) a modern-built, tire-frying monster of a 454 V8 could easily fit under that acreage of hoodage. And that got us to thinking about these early '70s, pre-safety-bumpered, Malaise-edged hardtops in […]
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WATCH THIS: Runway traffic next to LAX!
Is there anything more fun than heads-up, straight-axled drag cars on the street? Than backing a car off a trailer where mere mortals park commuter crossovers? Than trying to time the last smokey burnout just before The Fuzz shows up? The answer to all the above, dear reader, is "NOTHING." But it's also true that […]
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The eclectic automotive sights of the 2020 Salem Roadster Show
Exhibitors do not apply for entry to the annual Salem (Oregon) Roadster Show. They must be invited. There are no fees to enter, no judging classes or committees. All makes and models may be shown, and well-done modifications are perfectly acceptable. From rare original classics to recent models, from sports cars to rat rods, trucks […]
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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1961 Renault Resort Special
Restored 1961 Renault Resort Special for sale on Hemmings.com. From the seller's description: Yes, it's a 1961 Renault Resort Special, far more rare than most iterations of the Fiat Jolly. There were purported to be only 42 or 50, all consecutive numbers from the end of the 4CV production line. My car is the 34th […]
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So much rust, Ben and Jerry's, and more road trip photos
California! Land of rust-free old iron, right? Not entirely, and in fact, this set of photos that we recently got from Jamie O'Keefe (via Dan Stoner) shows what may be the rustiest pickup we've ever seen in operation on a public street. As Jamie explained to us, So this was my Dad's truck, a 1974 […]
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Vancouver, British Columbia, 1980
Date: May 1980 Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Source: via City of Vancouver Archives What do you see here?
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I was there: Trackside when Garlits and Miles made history
With more than 50 years now separating us from the two historical racing events we discussed this past week – Don Garlits's transmission explosion at Lions in 1970 and Ken Miles's flying Mustang antics in the first Shelby G.T.350R at Green Valley Raceway – we have the benefit of decades' worth of interviews, reflections, and […]
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