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

Automotive Oddballs: Cars to drive on the road less traveled

Automotive Oddballs: Cars to drive on the road less traveled

Some people love beautiful vintage cars that embody graceful style. But there are also those automotive oddballs that make others just smile. Like floating cars. Or fishbowl cars. Here are 9 Cherry Classics that deserve the role of oddball in automotive history. 

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Studebaker Avanti: 40 Days to World Speed Record

Studebaker Avanti: 40 Days to World Speed Record

After 40 days in seclusion Raymon Loewy's team of designers emerged from seclusion with the Avanti, a stunning design that was supposed to help struggling Studebaker survive. So what happened? Find out this week as Jim Cherry sets his sights on the Avanti as part of his Cherry Classics series. 

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1950 Studebaker Land Cruiser

1950 Studebaker Land Cruiser

The reasons one buys an older car are as varied as the cars and the people who own them. In the case of Dan Skidmore’s 1950 Studebaker Land Cruiser, his motivation for buying the machine was to save it from “the crusher.” For $100 he was able to tow the remains of the car home and had visions of starting a restoration process on the car. 

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