Motorcycles

ROYAL ENFIELD WINS AWARD AT B.C. BRITISH MOTORING MEETUP

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Nigel Matthews Indian-built 1959 Bullet wins All-British Field Meet award VANCOUVER — The sight of Shad Lievesley arriving on the VanDusen Garden lawn on his motorcycle at last Saturday’s All-British Field Meet took me back to 1970, when I spent the day at the Goodwood racing circuit with my formula one […]

Classics

FIVE GREAT MUSCLE CAR INVESTMENTS

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Hagerty Americans love their muscle cars — just look at the prices that golden age cars from the 1960s and early 1970s fetch at auctions. The cars on this list were all made after the first golden age of American muscle and some are getting a bit pricey already, but they […]

Classics

CARS DURING WARTIME: A LOOK AT DETROIT’S CONTRIBUTION TO VICTORY

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Jim Koscs The classic convertibles and military vehicles you may have seen participating in Memorial Day parades and ceremonies are reminders of the enormous role the auto industry played in wartime, particularly WWII. America’s entry into the global conflict profoundly changed the country’s relationship with the automobile for that period and […]

Classics

THE SURE-FOOTED QUATTRO

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Leon Rochocco, Jr. How many times have you heard a car described as revolutionary, innovative or game-changing? More often than not marketers have spun the addition of three more cupholders or a pass-through for skis as a wonderful new feature that will change the world as consumers know it. However, there […]

Classics

The legend of Studebaker lives on in this modern tribute car

Published May 19, 2015 FoxNews.com Facebook0 Twitter0 livefyre 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 […]

Motorcycles

SUNBEAM MOTORCYCLES

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Nigel Matthews Successful British company’s unique motorcycles were known as the Gentleman’s Machine If you’re a British car enthusiast or ex-pat, the name Sunbeam will be a familiar one. If you’re not, the Canadian household appliance manufacturer might be a more fitting product that immediately comes to mind. John Marston began […]

Classics

COLLECTOR CLASSICS: AMC RAMBLER MARLIN

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Nigel Matthews American Motors Corp.’s well-equipped Marlin was basically a modified two-door Classic Last weekend I was in Pinehurst, N.C., where I spotted a rarely seen and mint condition 1965 AMC Rambler Marlin. The American Motors Corp. produced this model from 1965 to 1967. The 1965 model was marketed as the […]

High Performance

Shelby announces 50th anniversary Daytona Coupe

By Viknesh Vijayenthiran Published July 17, 2015 High Gear Media Facebook83 Twitter66 Email Print  (Shelby) Next The original Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe is the stuff of legend. Just six of them were built between 1964 and 1965, and in ’65 the car helped secure the Constructors’ title in the FIA World Sportscar Championship, making Shelby the first […]

Concept

COLLECTOR CLASSICS: MITSUOKA ROADSTER

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Nigel Matthews Japanese company turns a Mazda Miata into a Morgan Aero 8 look-alike The Mitsuoka Motor Company Ltd, was founded in 1968 by Susumu Mitsuoka. The unique Japanese Automobile manufacturer was until only recently a well-kept country secret, best known for transforming existing cars into wannabe classic British-style saloons. Some […]

Classics

WHAT DRIVES YOU: A KRASH COURSE ON LIFE WITH HOT RODS

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Tara Hurlin (Editor’s Note: From pearl, metallic flake and candy-colored paint to modified small-blocks, big-blocks and flathead V-8s, the proud owners of custom cars are opening up their throttles and bursting forth with their classic build stories. Join us as we get down to the nuts and bolts of these builds […]