Beautiful automotive design extends to the logos on cars and there are some great examples of great logos in this week's Cherry Classics.Read More
Vintage vehicles, Automotive history and stories from motoring's past.
While flying cars are still a pipe dream, cars with aerodynamics inspired by airplanes are nothing new. But they were in 1928 when the Martin Aerodynamic shocked people with its slippery appearance.Read More
The kind of art that rolls into a car show is my favorite and, recently, I got to spend time with one of the artists behind that beauty - Marvin Cox. Marvin recently showed off some of his hand-painted automotive woodgrain that just blew me away.Read More
While skin-diving in the Bahamas GM styling chief William Mitchell spotted a sleek shark gliding by. Inspired by its lines, he incorporated elements of the predator’s “design” into a series of concept cars that later became blueprints for the marque’s production cars. In particular, Chevrolet’s 1961-65 Mako Shark concepts influenced Corvette design for a couple decades.Read More
Most everyone is aware of Chevrolet’s Corvette and Ford’s Thunderbird and their role in creating a new class of American sports cars. But few remember another contender, the swoopy Kaiser-Darrin roadster.Read More
Today 1962-64 Studebaker Hawk GTs are affordable classics that inspire some head scratching at car shows. The classically styled Loewy/Stevens coupes may not command the high prices of better known makes, but their elegant lines and perfect proportions remain as attractive as ever.Read More