Ex-Sammy Davis Jr. Rolls Royce Camargue

For those who lived the high life of Hollywood Showbiz back in the halcyon days of Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. money was mostly no object and life was able to be lived almost as hedonistically as one might desire. So when one's Hollywood friends of the exclusive ...

Bugatti Type 57S Cabriolet by Vanvooren

In his best selling book "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" Douglas Adams describes a scenario in which mankind create a great computer called "Deep Thought" and they ask Deep Thought to give them the answer to the ultimate meaning of life, the universe, and everything. Deep Thought's program to search for this answer takes ...

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I Shooting Brake

Rolls-Royces have not always been boring. When the company was created back in 1906 they created cars for the wealthy including the creatively eccentric wealthy who liked to engage in adventurous activities in their Rolls-Royces. Rolls-Royce cars went to war in World War I and amongst others T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) used one ...

Austin-Healey 100M Le Mans

The origins of the Austin-Healey 100 is worth considering because it became one of the most iconic British cars yet it was created using the mechanicals of a car that was a forgettable disaster. The Austin-Healey 100 was built on the mechanicals of the ill conceived Austin A90 Atlantic and it succeeded where the A90 ...

Willys Model 77 1934 Coupé Street Rod

The Willys Model 77 was and is an interesting car. It has creative bodywork for its 1930's vintage and even more surprisingly it was created even as Willys was going through such extreme financial difficulties that it had to sell off its Canadian subsidiary. The company's troubles were so bad that the founder, John North ...

1939 SS Jaguar Saloon with Corvette LT1 V8

Classic cars tend to fall into two main categories; there are classic cars that have been kept in reasonable condition that can be restored to factory original condition and enjoyed as they would have been when originally purchased new; but there are also classic cars that have not been kept in reasonable condition and that ...

Ford GPA Amphibious Military Vehicle

The Ford GPA was a World War II effort to create a cross between a Jeep and a boat suitable for transporting men and equipment between ships and land. The idea was to make the island hopping Pacific War against Japan a bit easier. The Ford GPA however finished up being significantly heavier than the ...

Talbot-Lago T26 Record Cabriolet d’Usine

For many of us who are interested in classic cars we are also interested in classic firearms which normally means we are pretty passionate about the sporting rifles and shotguns of the classic era and the modern sporting rifles and guns that continue that heritage. So, whether its a Holland & Holland Mauser 98, a ...