Vintage vehicles, Automotive history and stories from motoring's past. 

Edsel - the car, the company, the story

Edsel - the car, the company, the story

Edsel - just the name is associated with failure despite the man from whom the name came being behind credited with saving Ford and inspiring great vehicles. This week Jim Cherry and Tony Barthel recount the things that led up to the failure of Edsel and talk about the cars themselves, including their role as a modern-day collectible.

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Continental 1956-57; A Modern Collector Classic

Continental 1956-57; A Modern Collector Classic

A family owned business can do whatever it wants, even if what it wants to do is create something wildly impractical, just because they can. The Ford Motor Company was still family-owned in the early 1950s when it decided to build an ultimate “halo” car to captured the elegance of the great pre-war classics. 

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