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  • My Ride: 1937 Olds hot rod a labor of love 11 Jul 2020 05:30 Waterbury Republican American Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Tom Torp of Watertown, Conn. owns a 1937 Oldsmobile coupe that he's turned into a distinctive and deceptive hot rod. It may look like a classic but it's a modern machine. He shares it in My …
  • For 2020, Concours d’Lemons Will Assault Your Eyeballs Over the Internet 11 Jul 2020 00:51 autoevolution Because the standards of virtual car shows ain’t gonna lower themselves, the Concours d’Lemons is up for the challenge: the 2020 edition of the world-famous, hilarious and sub-par auto show is moving in the virtual space. The world has been through a lot …
  • Four of the Weirdest, Most Interesting American Classic Cars Ever Built 10 Jul 2020 22:14 automobilemag.com Where would you even start in creating a list of the most interesting American classic cars? Or, how about America's weirdest cars? Sure, when you're talking about interesting cars, there are plenty of worthy Corvettes, Camaros, and Mustangs out …
  • Enter World of Tanks Battle Ready With This Euro-Custom Off-Road Nissan GT-R 10 Jul 2020 11:26 autoevolution The R35 generation of the Nissan GT-R motoring idol has been around for more than a decade already. Naturally, people have been tinkering with its capabilities in one direction or the other. A European shop decided it was time to improve on its all-wheel- …
  • Despite coronavirus, Mecum's Indianapolis event will be biggest yet. Here's what to know. 10 Jul 2020 10:41 IndyStar.com Mecum Auctions CEO Dave Magers said in the lead-up to the annual auto extravaganza at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, he has gotten the same two questions over and over. Yes, the event is still happening. And no, don't expect to see a stripped down, …
  • Special Bond DB5 is ready for its first mission 09 Jul 2020 16:48 Daily Record THE first of just 25 James Bond-inspired DB5 cars has rolled off the Aston Martin production line. Priced at £3.3million, the DB5 Goldfinger Continuation comes packed with cool 007 gadgets from the famous 1964 film starring Sean Connery. The renowned …
  • In His Words: The Comic-Book Car Art of Sean Gordon Murphy 08 Jul 2020 21:55 automobilemag.com When you think of someone who works in the comic book world, your first thought may not be "car enthusiast," but stick with us on this one. Sean Gordon Murphy is a popular comic book creator who is currently working with DC Comics and has an …
  • 1974 Volkswagen Beetle "Volksrod" Flaunts 350 Chevy V8 08 Jul 2020 18:06 autoevolution Offered by Gateway Classic Cars of St. Louis, the white-painted VW is “a pretty heftily customized build” inside and out. The 5.7-liter plant, for example, boasts Edelbrock heads and valve covers, custom headers, and an AVS2 carburetor. Thanks to improved …
  • Jaguar Needs To Be Ambitious, Embrace Luxury, And Move Upmarket To Thrive 08 Jul 2020 17:22 Forbes BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JANUARY 8: Jaguar E-Type Roadster classic sports car with a Unino Jack flag ... [+] painted on the body on display at Brussels Expo on January 8, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Sjoerd van der Wal/Getty Images) Getty Images …
  • 2021 Mercedes S-Class Interior Officially Previewed With 5 Screens 08 Jul 2020 11:18 Motor1.com Meet the S-Class DIGITAL: "My MBUX" (Mercedes-Benz User Experience): At home on the road – luxurious and digital Stuttgart.  Have a quick look the presentation on the way to the office, and discuss minor changes with your assistant by telephone …
  • <strong>Lawson dominates Woodhull Modifieds during Independence Day races</strong> 08 Jul 2020 01:02 Wellsville Daily Reporter - New York WOODHULL — Louies Gun Shop and the local Addison Eagles Club presented a night of racing that fans will not soon forget — whether they attended in the pits or watched from afar on the Woodhull Raceway Twitch streaming channel. Woodhull held its fourth …
  • Could Ineos Build Its Land Rover Defender Copycat In France, Not England? 07 Jul 2020 17:30 Forbes British automotive startup Ineos may renege on deals with both the UK and Portuguese governments and ... [+] instead build the familiar-looking Grenadier in France. Photo: Ineos. Ineos The newest auto maker in Britain, Ineos Automotive, might not be …
  • Ineos may switch vehicle production to France, puts Welsh ops on hold 07 Jul 2020 11:13 Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Ineos, which is planning to build an off-roader in Wales to rival the likes of the Land Rover Defender, may make it in France instead at a factory Daimler has put up for sale. “As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic some new …
  • Aston Martin release new DB5 complete with James Bond gadgets 06 Jul 2020 18:37 Coventry Telegraph An all-new version of one of the most famous cars in the world - the Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in the James Bond blockbuster Goldfinger - has rolled off the production line. The DB5 Goldfinger Continuation programme is seeing the first new …
  • Ferrari LOSES legal battle to trademark the shape of 250 GTO 06 Jul 2020 17:26 Daily Mail Italian supercar maker Ferrari has had its trademark for the shape of the 1960s 250 GTO partly revoked in a landmark decision that has opened the doors for potential copycat models. The 250 GTO, built between 1962 and 1964, is the firm's most iconic …
  • Silverstone Classic Auction Goes Online, has Amazingly Original Jaguar E-Types 06 Jul 2020 15:04 autoevolution Revered by many as the most beautiful car in the world, the Jaguar E-Type is remarkably close to its 60th birthday. So, we can expect to see it in action many, many times during the next couple of months. To start celebrations early, we have a dazingly- …
  • The first new Aston Martin DB5 in 55 years rolls off the production line 06 Jul 2020 13:31 Wairarapa News It has been promised for a long time now, but the first of the ultra-limited NZ$5.5 million Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation cars has rolled off the production line ready for its lucky (and obviously extremely wealthy) new owner. For those who don’ …
  • First Bond-inspired Aston Martin DB5 ... 06 Jul 2020 11:23 Express and Star Aston Martin has completed its first DB5 Continuation model, which will see 25 new examples of the classic car built. It has been inspired by the star car of the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger, and as such comes with a variety of gadgets – many of which …
  • This Colorado Parts Yard Collected Classic Cars for Decades 05 Jul 2020 08:10 automobilemag.com A bright orange Ford pickup sits wrapped around a tree. The truck dips in the center from the force of impact, its headlights shoved around either side of its arboreal lover. Surprise though! The tree embraced by 1978 chrome isn't the one that did the …
  • We Drive This Barn-Find 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton, and It Still Impresses 05 Jul 2020 08:10 automobilemag.com See all 35 photos 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton: Basically a Barn Find I got a tip from my dad that my hometown Volkswagen dealership had been servicing a W-12-equipped Phaeton; I reached out to its owner, who gave the greenlight to drive and review it. But the …
  • CLASSIC RIDE: Natick woman organizes 60-car cruise throughout MetroWest 05 Jul 2020 02:27 Milford Daily News “All the car shows have been canceled between now until whenever, but everyone that owns these types of cars likes to get out and drive them and show them off,” said Natick resident and Sherborn teacher Marlene Custodio, who organized an informal Fourth of …
  • Citroën’s Quirky Collection Grows With New C4 Diecast EV Models 04 Jul 2020 18:28 Forbes Citroen diecast model lineup. Citroen Citroën just unveiled its new, next-generation ë-C4 all-electric hatchback but there's already a cute, almost-pocket-sized version available to fill up your shelves with more unusual cars from the French automaker. …
  • There’s A Global Battery Revolution Underway, & Tesla’s Leading It 04 Jul 2020 11:20 CleanTechnica Batteries Published on July 3rd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor 0 July 3rd, 2020 by Guest Contributor  Originally published on the EV Annex blog. By Charles Morris If you were looking to nominate a particular technology as the most influential of the early …
  • Truck wrap: Twin-turbo V8 lined-up for next Toyota Tundra, supercharged Silverado mulled 03 Jul 2020 13:34 Citizen In spite of their size, price and unavailability in right-hand-drive, America’s iconic pick-ups having been making waves over the last few months, the biggest being last month’s reveal of the facelift Ford F-150. Throughout this past week though, reports …
  • Elmira Pentecostal Assembly puts a twist on their classic car show 02 Jul 2020 13:29 Woolwich Observer Car shows – from large formal events to drop-in gatherings in a neighbourhood parking lot – are a staple of summertime living. Enthusiasts enjoy getting together, and people who love to check out pieces of automotive history flock to such shows. But that …