116 years of Cadillac
Theory of evolution
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Back in the 1930s, Canada imposed a hefty tax on imported cars. As a result, automakers began producing models and trims specifically for the “Great White North.” While some were physically different, with unique body pane [ ... ]
We used to build cars that were unique in the world
How Henry Ford broke the Selden patent
Heralded as one of the greatest kar kustomizers of all time, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth was, at the very least, profilic. He turned out dozens of fibreglass-bodied customs through the early '60s; a good many were immortalized as [ ... ]
The story of how some of the early iconic automotive manufacturers passed away
Evolution and revolution in the auto industry
Music and cars come together for an unforgettable Vegas weekend
What it’s like to commute to work in a Ford Model A – and across the country.
The 1938 Jaguar SS-100 found in a New Jersey warehouse boasts a rare six-cylinder engine that made it a favourite on race circuits in the 1940s. Terry Larson intends to restore it by respecting its origins.
For every company no matter how big or small, there was a first car, the one that started it all. Some of them are forgotten, others celebrated, but each one shaped the company that produced it.
Back in the earlier days of the automobile, just about everyone wanted to make a car. Some were big companies – GM, Ford and Chrysler, along with secondary firms like Studebaker, Packard, Willys and Hudson – but there were [ ... ]
We take a look at some of the neat features and styles that show up on hot rods.
Although they’re mostly just a memory today – changing tastes and pedestrian safety regulations brought an end to most of them – the hood ornament, or mascot, is among the most recognizable aspects of old cars.
Car show season isn't quite here yet, so in the meantime, take a stroll through this gallery of classic Studebakers to hold you over.
Out of the Dirty ’30s came some of the most beautiful cars the world has ever known. Strange that, especially since thanks to Great Depression, fewer people than ever could afford to buy them.
It was, and still is, regarded by many as the best production replicar ever built on the legacy of the Shelby Cobra. You know, the Cobra — the small, iconic, over-muscled roadster that in the 1960s won races and hearts ev [ ... ]