Auto racing is a high-speed sport with even higher stakes. A mere split second can mean the difference between an exciting race or another disaster on the tragic list of racing-related fatalities.
As an 80s survivor I feel it's my civic duty to the children of the world to raise awareness of the ugliness that was the 1980's.
The '57 Ford convertible sold well because 1950's buyers were ready for some fun and flash after the bleak wartime years. The car world was changing but American car makers didn't seem to notice.
A brief rundown of the rise and disappearance of the commercial Humvee, where it came from, where it went, and why.
America's first off-road auto racing series was the Cactus Derby, with a cash prize and the title of Master Driver of the World.
The invention of the automobile has brought more positive and negative effects than any other invention throughout transportation history. As the most widely accepted method of transportation, cars have changed the way people live all over the...
What The Car Company Should Have Done: Where a take a scenario in Automotive History & explain how I would have done it....cause I'm a Smartass (Shoutout to Adam Blampied)
Today with over 100,000 patents for the automobile, we can pretty much determine its history; not so for automobile doors, though we can track the door's basic evolution.
A friend who knows of my love of all things BMW told me of his encounter with the 1957 Pearl White BMW 507 at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Beverly Hills, with all its glitz and glamour.
The announcer over the radio conjured dramatic visions in a voice-over... in the background you could hear the roar of nitro-burning funnycars, dragsters, and "diggers"...
American auto manufacturers were on a roll in the 1960's. Designing was very competitive, and through hot-rodding, engines and horse power increased dramatically. The American Muscle Car was born.
Which car was better—Ford or Chevy? Styling, price, power—these were Ford's forte, but Chevy became the leader in sales, size, models and options. So, how did they really match up?