Ford's innovations didn't stop with the Model T. When he discovered the soybean’s multiple uses, Ford saw it as a way to unite his agrarian and industrial interests and create a unique plastic car.Read More
Vintage vehicles, Automotive history and stories from motoring's past.
In the 1960s two-door wagons roamed the earth making their cargo and passengers inconvenient but not being completely uncool with four doors. Today this configuration is gone so it's fun to look back at this 1960 Ford Falcon two-door wagon.Read More
This year’s twenty-third annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show was titled, “Fantastic Fins, Cars of 1957.” Cars of 1957 on display included a Dodge station wagon, a Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, and a Thunderbird, alongside an eclectic mix from different eras, both stock and custom. Perfectly preserved classics competed for eyeballs with a such oddities as a sleeper Studebaker Conestoga station wagon hot rod.Read More
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
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