The legend of Studebaker lives on in this modern tribute car

Published May 19, 2015 Facebook2301 Twitter107 livefyre51 Email Print  (GWA) Now this car’s looks like a stud. San Antonio custom car outfit GWA Auto Design & Tuning has whipped up a modernized version of the 1953 Studebaker Champion Regal Starliner as a tribute the brand’s continuing success in Mexico’s annual La Carrera Panamerica cross-country […]


Five car nameplates that started with a bang but went out with a whimper

By Chris Paukert Published May 17, 2015 Hagerty Facebook59 Twitter89 Email Print 1969 Mercury Cougar (Hagerty) Next The automotive landscape is littered with new model nameplates that started out capturing the world’s imagination, only to end up as shells of their former selves through a labyrinth of bad corporate decisions and even worse luck. Here are […]

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2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 revealed

By Viknesh Vijayenthiran Published February 04, 2015 High Gear Media Facebook16 Twitter15 Email Print  (Porsche) What a week it’s been for performance fans. Less than 24 hours after the covers came off Ford’s Focus RS and Ferrari’s 488 GTB, we now have the reveal of the Cayman GT4, a car best described as a mini-911 GT3 but with […]

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Speedback GT is a retromodern Bond car

Published May 14, 2015 Facebook85 Twitter291 livefyre18 Email Print  (David Brown Automotive) The name is Brown, David Brown. Never heard of him? Well, there was once a man that went by that name who owned Aston Martin in its mid-century heyday, but today there’s another who’s launched a British boutique car company that’s sending […]

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Dodge Viper ACR street-legal racer revealed

By Viknesh Vijayenthiran Published May 12, 2015 High Gear Media Facebook408 Twitter136 Email Print  (Dodge) Next The Dodge Viper American Club Racer has become the stuff of legend. The track-focused but street-legal machine was first launched in 1999 and by its second generation had already smashed the Nürburgring lap record for a production car with […]

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Bentley sets new ‘Flying Mile’ speed record with actor Idris Elba

By Nelson Ireson Published May 08, 2015 High Gear Media Facebook344 Twitter121 Email Print  (Bentley) Next The ‘Flying Mile’ is a historical high-water mark, a thing of legend. In 1927, Sir Malcolm Campbell drove a modified Bentley—the Napier-Campbell Blue Bird—to a U.K. land speed record of 174.8 mph. That’s faster than most of today’s sports […]


Indianapolis Museum of Art exhibit showcases ‘Dream Cars’

Published May 05, 2015 Associated Press Facebook7 Twitter5 Email Print The 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt roadster was the first to feature a retractable hardtop roof, while its hidden headlights and handle-less doors enhanced its streamlined design. (Courtesy of Roger Willbanks, Denver, Colorado. Photo by Michael Furman.) Next A newly-opened exhibit at the Indianapolis Museum of Art is putting the spotlight […]