American auto manufacturers were on a roll in the 1960s. Designing was very competitive, and, through hot-rodding, engines and horsepower increased dramatically. Thus, the American Muscle Car was born.
Everybody knows what a limo is and what it looks like, but not everybody knows these bits of history.
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 '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 Volkswagen festival might not seem the likeliest of days out for most people, but VW Festival has something for everyone.
A brief rundown of the rise and disappearance of the commercial Humvee: where it came from, where it went, and why.
Old time Moonshine runners loved the 1940 Ford Coupe. Learn more about the cars that they used to spread their illegal products.
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.
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 world.
With over 100,000 automobile patents on file, the history of the auto is very well documented. This is less true, however, for automobile doors, although we can track the door's basic evolution.
What The Car Company Should Have Done: Where I take a scenario in automotive history and explain how I would have done it...cause I'm a Smartass (Shoutout to Adam Blampied)
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?
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. This inspired me to write about the history of the 507.