Car History

The car was invented in 1885 by Carl Benz. Since then, history has been written by hundreds of different car manufacturers some of which basically built the twentieth century together with scientist, politicians and sportsmans. Automotive history is so diverse and rich that books have been written and movies directed about it.

Nissan IDx: Dream or Reality?

Nissan IDx: Dream or Reality?

Nissan has always been great at two things:  Surprising people, and making exciting/affordable cars for enthusiasts.  They usually try their best to bring the concepts to full production instead of teasing everyone, leading them endlessly on with rolling concept debuts.  That’s hard to do in a day and age where emission laws and mpg restrictions […]

Auto Show Fever Set to Heat Up Philadelphia

Auto Show Fever Set to Heat Up Philadelphia

A city where Rocky Balboa’s legacy in boxing grew, a locale mentioned in a popular Elton John song, the hometown of Will Smith and his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air character (who just happens to be named Will Smith) and the symbolic birthplace of the United States of America, Philadelphia is definitely a vibrant place. A […]

Pony Car at 50: The 1963 Ford Mustang II Concept Car

Pony Car at 50: The 1963 Ford Mustang II Concept Car

  2013 has been a year where the Chevrolet Corvette and the Porsche 911 celebrated milestone anniversaries. With the 50th year of Ford Mustang production slated for next year, expect 2014 to be the year for celebration for Blue Oval fans. Before the Ford Mustang became the show-stopping darling that was introduced at the 1964 […]

Harley Earl's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Fetches 1.5 Million at Car Auction

Harley Earl’s 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Fetches 1.5 Million at Car Auction

As 2013 has progressed, the automotive world has embraced it as the year of the Chevrolet Corvette. Kicked with the fanfare of the historical 60th anniversary since the car’s introduction, the first 10 months of this year have been eventful for the Corvette. As the 2013 model year model bids goodbye to the C6 body style, […]

The Complete History of the Corvette Stingray

The Complete History of the Corvette Stingray

1963-67 Corvette Sting Ray: The Road Shark The genesis of the Sting Ray was in 1963 with the second generation (C2) Corvette. This gorgeous vehicle is still considered one of the most thrilling and captivating designs of all time. The C2 Stingray was produced through 1967.The 1963 model was outrageously popular with its attractive and […]

Acura NSX: A Look at the History & Future of Honda's New Sports eXperimental

Acura NSX: A Look at the History & Future of Honda’s New Sports eXperimental

Supercars are meant to be blunt instruments of speed. Fearsome beasts. Tamed by the wealthy, then lorded over the peasants as a sign of power and affluence. In the 1980’s, most supercars were about as refined as a medieval ox cart, and just as difficult to drive. There was often no visibility, the cabins were […]

Man Up! - Sir Jackie Stewart

Man Up! – Sir Jackie Stewart

Welcome to our first weekly edition of Man Up! All over the world men are forgetting how to be MEN.  Our lives have become cushy and slack.  Everything is there for us at the push of a button and designed for our comfort.  Even our toiletries are hard to distinguish from that of a woman.  It’s […]

Alternative Names Once Planned for Popular Cars

Alternative Names Once Planned for Popular Cars

In a consumer driven world, the right name is one of the most important aspects to selling a product. For car companies, branding has long been realized as an essential part in developing a class-leading vehicle. Not necessarily a sink-or-swim decision, a well-chosen model name can ensure a lasting legacy. Names like Corvette, Mustang, Camry […]

James Bond's Lotus Esprit Submarine up for Auction

James Bond’s Lotus Esprit Submarine up for Auction

It’s not often we get to see genuinely iconic cars go up for sale, especially one driven by James Bond himself. But that’s exactly what’s about to happen. In early September, what may be considered one of the most iconic film cars of all time is lining up for the auction block – the Lotus […]

Lamborghini Countach front

Cars of Supercar’s Past: Lamborghini Countach

In the 50th year of Lamborghini’s first venture into the supercar business, 2013 has been a period where the company has celebrated with pompous designs and massive horsepower. How else should an exotic car manufacturer ring in a golden anniversary? The ultra limited Veneno and now the super radical Egoista concept car make clear Lamborghini […]

Father Arkus-Duntov and His Adopted Son, The Chevrolet Corvette

Father Arkus-Duntov and His Adopted Son, The Chevrolet Corvette

  Many of us remember the first day working at a job. For some, it would be an experience we would prefer forget. Other times, we look back proud we have made a meaningful, enriching impact. Whatever we do, we want to know that our efforts at a particular job will be meaningful and memorable. […]

65 Years Ago: The World Met Land Rover

65 Years Ago: The World Met Land Rover

2013 is being marked as a milestone celebration for many automobile gems. A golden anniversary is underway at supercar builder Lamborghini while Germany’s Porsche is also recognizing 50 years of the 911 production. In the United States, Chevrolet has been marking the 60th year since Corvette production started with the rollout of the seventh-generation vehicle. […]