Even if your personal movie-star career hasn’t taken off, there is a way to own a piece of Hollywood and drive it every day. More than 300 cars, trucks, motorcycles and specialty vehicles that have appeared in movies, TV shows and commercials will be auctioned in online bidding April 20-27 as Picture Car Warehouse sells off some of its no-longer-needed inventory. Continue reading
In the sixth day of my week-long drive of the new and fifth-generation Honda CR-V, I finally opened the hood to see for myself.
The pricing sticker and the Honda press kit both claimed the compact crossover utility vehicle has a turbocharged engine. But after a few hundred miles and nearly six days of driving, I was skeptical. Pleased that there was no discernible turbo lag, but skeptical that there even was a turbo installed, so tortoise-like is this crossover’s power to accelerate. Continue reading
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then the photograph adjacent to these words likely says a lot about the anxiety many in the collector car world have when it comes to shipping a vehicle across an ocean. Continue reading
In 1996 Lambrecht Chevrolet in Pierce, Nebraska closed its doors after 50 years. The namesake owner, Ray Lambrecht, was better known for the cars he kept rather than the ones he sold.
(Editor’s note: Vintage television commercials can be as classic as the cars they promoted back in the day. This is one in an ongoing series of such vintage car commercials we’ve found on YouTube.)
What makes Hudson better than other cars? Donald Duck explains it’s the deeper and wider coil springs because they provided passengers with a smoother ride.
Editor’s note: This is the final in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.
By the late 1960s, Ford was losing ground in NASCAR to tough competition from Chrysler’s legendary 426 Hemi engine. Its response was to create a hemi-head engine of its own, the 429.
Editor’s note: This is the ninth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.
Offered with a reserve during Barrett-Jacksons Palm Beach auction, this 1983 Ferrari 512 BBI is finished in Rosso Corsa over black leather, and has just 65,770 kilometers, or 40,867 miles, on its odometer.
The setting was as familiar as Pebble Beach, Meadow Brook, or St. John’s. A car show on a beautiful golf course on a sunny Sunday afternoon. But this wasn’t one of the big ones. Instead, this was a local annual car show held at the beautiful Mission Inn & Resort in the tiny community of Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida, the American town with more hyphens in its name than any other. Continue reading
Editor’s note: This is the eighth in a 10-day sponsored series featuring cars to be sold April 6-8 during Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction.
Offered with a reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, this pro-touring Mustang GT is a monster powered by a 545cid V8 engine hooked to a 6-speed manual transmission.
First, there was the Caffeine and Octane monthly car show, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. the first Sunday of every month, rain or shine, in Dunwoody, Georgia. It is a wonderful event attracting hundreds of cars and thousands of classic car fans.
Next came the Caffeine and Octane television show on Velocity. It is one of the most entertaining programs on the network and ticks all the boxes for what makes a good television show as it features fun on-air personalities — custom car and motorcycle builder Bryan Fuller, champion motorcycle drag racer Ricky Gadsen, and classic car collector, concours judge, restorer and all-around guru Skip Smith — as well as great cars and great stories about the cars and the people who own them. Continue reading