The Gatso “4000” Sport, an intriguing sports automobile from Holland, was one of numerous competitive vehicles powered by Ford V-8s in the previous century. The V-8 was an obvious choice for a power plant for small production, custom-built, and sports automobiles like the Gatso due to its huge advantage of having worldwide servicing and spare […]
S1A. The vehicle was promoted as a lightweight, aerodynamic substitute for other sports vehicles of the day.
Aside from having a fantastic personal history, the 1954 “Motor Trend” Victress S1A also perfectly encapsulates the development of the American Post-War Sports automobile.
American aviation pioneer and inventor William “Bill” Sorrell created the 1953 Sorrell SR-100, a rare and highly sought-after aircraft. Despite its potential, the SR-100 was not a financial success, and only a small number of the aircraft were produced. It is still a fascinating part of aviation history, and people remember it for its unique style and reasonable price.
Every year, airports and parking lots all around the United Arab Emirates are filled with supercars such as a limited edition Ferrari Enzo, Lamborghinis, Porsches, Bentleys, Nissan Skylines, and even a Honda NSX. Most major cities have to deal with challenges like unemployment, crime, and housing, but Dubai has to deal with an epidemic of […]
One-of-a-kind vintage vehicle, the Strother MacMinn LeMans Coupe has won the hearts of auto aficionados all over the world. This distinctive coupe was created by automobile designer Strother MacMinn and was modeled after the slick, aerodynamic race cars that took part in the illustrious 24 Hours of LeMans endurance competition.
After his home and his collection of 76 unique and rare custom cars, race cars, and other vehicles were destroyed by the Woolsey fire that tore through parts of Malibu in November 2018, Gary Cerveny decided to save just four: two Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts, a belly tanker with sentimental value rather than monetary value, and the 1948 Timbs streamliner.
Austin Healey 100 chassis BN1-223926 left Longbridge in 1955. (two weeks after BN1-222490, which later became the Ward Special). The blue Healey was sent to UK Motors in Brisbane. In the mid-1980s, Bob Whittred found the car’s remnants in a paddock near Ballina, NSW, where it had languished for many years after an apparently deadly […]
However, the term “barn find” is misleading because anything ancient and neglected impacts condition and value; the more undisturbed and original, the better. This fortunate discovery is not limited to US gearheads; there have been other high-profile cases of long-abandoned vehicles, including the excavation of a stolen Ferrari Dino GT, demonstrating that “lost” vehicles can […]
So many masterpieces are gathered in one place! You’d think that by now, Muscle Car Junkyard from coast to coast would have been emptied of all the priceless antique cars, especially muscle cars. However, the US is a big nation with numerous regions where there are more cows or forests than people. That gets us […]
It’s not very rare to find many vintage vehicles from the same automaker in one location. If you frequently visit car fairs or junkyards, it occurs pretty frequently. But it’s extremely uncommon to find a sizable collection of Mopars that includes numerous really rare HEMI automobiles. You’re about to witness one.