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Early Days of the Tempest

Early Days of the Tempest

How rope drive came into being

There’s agreement among automotive historians that only one car has been named after an engine.... more

GM

John Gunnell - June 26, 2014 03:25 PM - Comments

In My Garage

In My Garage

The Ultimate “Man Cave”

A lot of car lovers would love an automotive-themed “man cave,” or just a little extra space in the family garage to do some work without having to squeeze around the lawn mower, tools, and the wife’s minivan.... more

GENERAL

Eric Kaminsky - June 26, 2014 01:00 PM - Comments

Lance Miller

Lance Miller

One of Carlisle’s own shares his experiences growing up amid the car shows

For many enthusiasts on the early-rising side of the nation, a trip to the Carlisle fairgrounds is an annual event.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - June 26, 2014 11:00 AM - Comments

Faster Fastback

Faster Fastback

A Valenti Classics Creation

     Every year, Steve and Don Valenti and their team at Milwaukee’s Valenti Classics help dozens of customers realize their custom car dreams, from painstaking restorations of Prohibition-era jalopies to mind-blowing modifications... more

MUSTANG

Larry Jewett - June 25, 2014 12:03 PM - Comments

Gas Crisis Cruisers

Gas Crisis Cruisers

Pump Prices Don't Stop These

      Don’t get “freaked out” when you see gasoline selling for over $4 per gallon. There are plenty of classic American cars that you can drive to shows and car club events on just a few gallons of gas.    ... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - June 25, 2014 11:36 AM - Comments

HEMI Heritage

HEMI Heritage

Drag Racing's Biggest Purse in 1967

      For NHRA, the new Super Stock class could not have arrived at a better time. It was 1967, and the new car market was abuzz with performance. After all, GM had two new sports models (today known as “pony cars”)... more

MOPAR

Geoff Stunkard - June 20, 2014 09:01 AM - Comments

Electric Cars

Electric Cars

It's Not a New Idea

      Between its launch on Sept 3, 1907 and its demise on Feb. 23, 1939, the Detroit Electric Vehicle Co. made 12,400 vehicles, but only around 26 of them were made in 1929. That’s the year that David Lefeber’s Model... more

CLASSICS

John Gunnell - June 20, 2014 08:29 AM - Comments

Open Road

Open Road

BMR Suspension Assists Mustang Racer

      Bob Daniels is your typical Mustang guy. He bought his Pony and quickly turned to the vast performance aftermarket to make it better. Bob, like many Mustang enthusiasts, enjoys pushing his Roush to the limit, but his need... more

MUSTANG

Pete Epple - June 18, 2014 12:31 PM - Comments

Back in the Day

Back in the Day

Street Hemi vs. Big Block Corvette

      I was cruising through the Kent State campus in Ohio during the fall of 1966 in my ‘62 big block Dart. At a stop sign, while eyeballing the coeds, I heard an angry engine roar behind me, emanating from a dark blue... more

MOPAR

Roger Johnson - June 12, 2014 08:08 AM - Comments

Viewpoint: Thinning the Herd

Viewpoint: Thinning the Herd

Tesla has gone from kooky idea to a target of GM interest

A recent article in the Detroit News put an interesting spin on the future of the automakers around the world... more

GENERAL

Larry Jewett - June 11, 2014 02:00 PM - Comments