Ford's levitating Levacar Mach I was one concept car that walked the walk, actually flying around a track in those optimistic days when it seemed like the perfect ride for a limitless future.Read More
Vintage vehicles, Automotive history and stories from motoring's past.
What's the secret to getting three million miles on a single car? Irv Gordon has the answers as he's done just that, setting a Guinness Book of World Records award and demonstrating how his tips to keep a car going have earned him fame and free cars.Read More
Concept cars are usually created to dazzle the public with things-to-come that often fail to arrive. But others, like Ford’s D-524, are meant for internal scrutiny only, built to develop new engineering advances behind closed doors. Ironically, the D-524 later rose to quite public fame as a movie and television star.Read More
Jerry and Sylvia Hathaway of SM World have raced a Citroën SM to speed record setting status at Bonneville. But just as fascinating is the creative gooseneck trailer and their philosophy about this unique and increasingly popular collectible car.Read More
The 1970s were lean times for lone wolf automotive visionaries, as stringent new federal emissions and safety requirements strained even major car company budgets. But the country’s 1970s gas shortage was real enough that federal mandates dropped highway speeds to 55mph. Long lines at gas stations that were charging ever-higher prices spread anxiety across the land.Read More
America’s hyper-consumerist post WWII period coupled with a pent up demand for cars and a sudden interest in sports models led to all kinds of automotive start-ups, not the least of which was a high-quality sports car named the Edwards America.Read More