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The state of the hobby

The state of the hobby

An Interview with David Madeira

David Madeira is president and CEO of LeMay – America’s Car Museum, which celebrated its second anniversary in June.... more

GENERAL

Story Larry Jewett / Images Courtesy of LeMay – America’s Car Museum - July 07, 2014 03:13 PM - Comments

Jackie’s Bubbletop

Jackie’s Bubbletop

1962 Lincoln Continental 297-X

In the 1950s, Cadillac ruled the luxury car market. Ford Motor Company aimed to make Lincoln a serious competitor to the GM division that boldly called itself the “Standard of the World.”... more

CLASSICS

David W. Temple - July 02, 2014 04:00 PM - Comments

Beyond the Supernatural

Beyond the Supernatural

Mark Delashmit’s ’94 Callaway makes a half a ton of fun

Corvettes have been assembled by mere mortals in Bowling Green, Kentucky, since 1981. To make this super-streetable ’94 churn out over 1,000hp, its builders needed to go even further than the Supernatural.... more

CORVETTE

Andy Bolig - June 30, 2014 09:48 AM - Comments

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