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Five Of The Coolest GM Concept Cars Of All Time

Five Of The Coolest GM Concept Cars Of All Time

The Concept - or Dream Car - has been a staple for showcasing manufacturer's visions for the future. Although many of those conceptualized features never make it into production, the concepts are over-the-top cool.Read More

Musclecars You Should Know: 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst Edition

Musclecars You Should Know: 1970 Chrysler 300 Hurst Edition

By 1970, automakers were looking for just about anything with two doors to apply a musclecar treatment. Chrysler was no exception, resulting in a small batch of Hurst-modified high performance 300 coupes. Read More

Things To Do: Automotive Museums And Collections In California

Things To Do: Automotive Museums And Collections In California

It is a well-known fact that Californians love their cars, so it would make sense that the State would have great automotive museums. As the show season starts to wind down, you may consider a trip to one of these.Read More

Muscle Cars You Should Know: Oldsmobile F-85 Jetfire

Muscle Cars You Should Know: Oldsmobile F-85 Jetfire

A short-lived experiment at Oldsmobile would see both turbocharging and water-meth injection brought to production cars for the first time in history with the introduction of the F-85 Jetfire in 1962. Read More

Historic Engines – The Ford Y-Block V8 of the 1950s

Historic Engines – The Ford Y-Block V8 of the 1950s

Ford's V8 of the 1950s powered the company through the glory years of classic cars, and offers great power and opportunity for improvement.Read More

The Magnificent Mopar Max Wedge

The Magnificent Mopar Max Wedge

When it came to building all-out racing engines, you couldn’t do better than the Mopar Max Wedge in the early 1960s, available from both Dodge and Plymouth.Read More

Hot Rods You Should Know: The Ramchargers High & Mighty

Hot Rods You Should Know: The Ramchargers High & Mighty

The creation of the High & Mighty Plymouth can be traced back to the ranks of the Chrysler Institute of Engineering's Class of 1957. Check out the car's history and where it is now.Read More

The Great Cover Up: History Of Hubcaps And Wheel Covers

The Great Cover Up: History Of Hubcaps And Wheel Covers

Much like wheels, hubcaps can make or break the finished look of a custom build. What are these functional accessories, and why do they exist? Find out here!Read More

Lynn Hubbard, Memories Of A Ground-Breaking NSRA Lady Gearhead

Lynn Hubbard, Memories Of A Ground-Breaking NSRA Lady Gearhead

Lynn Hubbard broke ground for all women that followed her footsteps, from one of the first women safety inspectors for the NSRA to one of the best NADA Guide qualified appraisers. Check out Lynn's story here.Read More

Car Clubs of America: Classic Cruisers Car Club Of Virginia

Car Clubs of America: Classic Cruisers Car Club Of Virginia

We're putting together a monthly feature on classic car clubs across the U.S. This month we celebrate the Classic Cruisers Car Club (CCCC) from the historic coastal town of Poquoson, Virginia. Read More

The History Of Auto Glass: I Can See Clearly Now

The History Of Auto Glass: I Can See Clearly Now

Like many parts of the automotive world, auto glass has evolved over the years. Step on through with us as we explore the history of the types of glass used and innovations that paved the way. Read More

Looking Back At Boyd Coddington's Alumacoupe

Looking Back At Boyd Coddington’s Alumacoupe

No one can deny that Boyd Coddington was a builder that pushed the boundaries when it came to Kustom hot rods. The Alumacoupe is the best example of that — American styling with Japanese power and modern technology.Read More

The 427ci Big-Block: Comparing L88, ZL1, ZZ427 Engines

The 427ci Big-Block: Comparing L88, ZL1, ZZ427 Engines

The 427 cubic-inch big-block has been an icon of Chevrolet power since 1967. We take a closer look at its history, and compare the L88, ZL1, and the modern day ZZ427. Check out part one of three right here!Read More

Looking Back At Jim Hall's Chaparral Racing Camaro

Looking Back At Jim Hall’s Chaparral Racing Camaro

In 1970, the burgeoning Trans-Am series of racing was a way for manufacturers to test their cars in competition. Chevrolet had three cars they used, but only one survived. Check out Jim Hall's Racing Camaro.Read More

Project Blank Slate Tugs On The Long Tale Of Felix Chevrolet

Project Blank Slate Tugs On The Long Tale Of Felix Chevrolet

We found a vintage license plate frame that was once on project Blank Slate, so we thought we would see if we could trace the car back to it's original dealership. Read the entire historically-filled article here.Read More

Old Prison Tin – Vintage License Plate Registration

Old Prison Tin – Vintage License Plate Registration

Nice paint, beautiful wheels, and new tires all look great on restored classics, but nothing gets noticed on a vintage car like authentic year of manufacture license plates. Read more here about YOM plate programs.Read More

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