1949 Cadillac Coupe de Ville prototype resurfaces after 64 years

By Nelson Ireson Published January 24, 2013 High Gear Media The 2014 Cadillac ELR has been given the mildly ironic nickname “Coupe de Volt,” in honor of its Chevy Volt-based underpinnings–and Cadillac’s legendary Coupe de Ville. This March, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will feature the original prototype of the Cadillac Coupe de Ville by Fleetwood, a car that hasn’t been […]


Terrafugia flying car is as fast as a Porsche – at stopping

Published January 23, 2013 Terrafugia As many as 100 people have put down a $10,000 deposit for their Terrafugia Transition. (AP/Terrafugia) The Terrafugia Transition is the closest anyone has gotten to a mass production flying car. (Terrafugia) Next Slide Previous Slide Terrafugia Inc., makers of the Transition flying car, said the long testing process required for Federal […]


Return of the Rolls Royce Wraith

By Viknesh Vijayenthiran Published January 20, 2013 High Gear Media Rolls-Royce has announced it’s bringing a new model to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show taking place in early March. The new model will be called the Rolls-Royce Wraith, a name we haven’t seen since the Silver Wraith ended production in 1959. While no other details about the Wraith have […]


Original Batmobile from TV series auctioned for $4.2M

Published January 20, 2013 Associated Press October 2012: This photo shows the original Batmobile in Los Angeles. (AP) LOS ANGELES –  “Holy windfall, Batman!” The Batmobile just sold for $4.2 million. The original 19-foot-long black, bubble-topped car used in the 1960s “Batman” TV show sold at auction Saturday. The Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. in Scottsdale, Ariz., revealed […]


Classic Corvettes steal the spotlight in Scottsdale

By Rob Sass Published January 18, 2013 Hagerty 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 race car (Barrett-Jackson) 1969 Chevrolet Corvette L88 roadster (Gooding & Company) 1967 Chevrolet Corvette 427/435 coupe (Gooding & Company) 1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 coupe (RM Auctions) Next Slide Previous Slide The sixtieth anniversary of the Corvette started off in the best possible way with the introduction of the all-new seventh […]


Concept cars of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Published January 17, 2013 You don’t see too many pie-in-the-sky concept cars at auto shows these days. Automakers instead focusing their efforts on styling exercises with clear production intent. With that in mind, here are some of the cars of the not so distant future on display at the 2013 North American International Auto […]