Shelby Daytona Coupe named first National Historic Vehicle Register inductee

By Antony Ingram Published January 29, 2014 High Gear Media SIMEONE FOUNDATION AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM Historic venues and buildings have long been officially recognized under the National Historic Preservation Act, but until relatively recently no such body existed to recognize historically-significant cars. Back in 2009, that changed with the formation of the Historic Vehicle Association. Set up […]

Rough Country

Chevrolet Reaper ready to romp

Published January 27, 2014 SOUTHERN COMFORT AUTOMOTIVE Ford Raptor drivers may need to start using their rearview mirrors now that the Chevrolet Reaper has been unveiled at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans. A collaboration between noted GM engine tuner Ligenfelter and Alabama custom truck shop Southern Comfort Automotive, the Reaper […]


5 of the weirdest cars at the Scottsdale auctions

Published January 24, 2014 Hagerty Six big collector car auctions concluded last weekend in Scottsdale, Ariz. While the extravaganza was anchored by the massive 1,400-car Barrett-Jackson sale, five other sales took place around the same time, all within a 40-mile radius. And in addition to the usual Corvettes, Mustangs and Chevelles, there were some interesting oddballs […]

New Models

Test Drive: 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

By Gary Gastelu Published January 24, 2014 Can Ram’s Diesel Go the Distance? Ford’s Aluminum Pickup Ford is hoping to revolutionize the full-size pickup segment when its new 2015 F-150 goes on sale late this year. By replacing nearly all of the steel in its body with aluminum, it expects to cut up to 700 pounds per […]

New Models

Cadillac’s secret super sedan spotted

By Gary Gastelu Published January 22, 2014 CHRIS DOANE AUTOMOTIVE The new “Standard of the World” has been out for a spin. A prototype of Cadillac’s upcoming flagship sedan was recently caught on camera for the first time while out on a test run in Michigan. Although its existence is yet to be officially confirmed […]

Rough Country

Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX heading for the slopes

Published January 21, 2014 HOONIGAN RACING And you thought your truck was ready for winter. Ken Block has unveiled his new Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX, a modified SVT Raptor SuperCab billed as the world’s fastest snowcat and ultimate backcountry snowboard machine. A joint effort between Block’s Ford Racing team buddies and California’s Special Vehicle Concepts, […]

High Performance

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28.R ready to race

Published January 21, 2014 CHEVROLET Those that come from the track, shall return to the track. Chevy has unveiled the new Camaro Z/28.R racing car that will compete in this year’s IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge racing series, which kicks of in Daytona, Fla., on Jan 24th. The original 1967 Z/28 was developed to […]