Rolls-Royce Phantom I Ascot Tourer by Brewster

From 1926 until 1931 Rolls Royce automobiles for the American market were made in Springfield, Massachusetts. These cars maintained the same high quality of Rolls Royce cars made in Britain but American manufacture kept costs down and of course created job opportunities for American workers. So it was that when Rolls Royce introduced their new ...

1966 Pontiac GTO

Ever since its introduction in 1964 the Pontiac GTO has been a car to drool over. The design team at GM quite simply got this car right from the beginning and during its sixties heyday it was one of the most head turning, crowd gathering automobiles extant. The 1966 Pontiac GTO was one of the ...

Allard K1/2 Two-Seater

Sydney Allard is sometimes referred to a Britain's Carroll Shelby. He was a man who created V8 powered sports cars that combined the best of British with the best of America, sports cars that had a gentile thuggery about them, cars that were in a sense the next stage of development after the Le Mans ...

AC 16/60 Doctor’s Coupe

There's an unusual 1936 AC 16/60 "Doctor's Coupe up for sale on eBay with five days left on the sale at time of writing. It is one of just three AC 16/60 cars known to exist made with this aluminum over ash "Doctor's Coupe" bodywork. The car is claimed to be original and appears to ...

Bentley 4¼ Liter Airflow Saloon

The Bentley 4¼ liter engine was created initially in March of 1936 by simply enlarging the Bentley 3½ liter. The 3½ liter engine's bore was increased to 3½" (88.9mm) which gave the engine a capacity of 259 cu. in. (4,257cc). These Bentleys were made after Rolls-Royce acquired Bentley in 1931 so they were effectively badge ...

Daimler Ferret Scout Car

I think the Daimler Ferret scout car was quite probably the inspiration for the Daleks of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. A Dalek is a robotic looking creature that moves around shouting "exterminate" in a chilling radiophonic voice. The Daimler Ferret looks as if it could be a mobile robotic vehicle from ...

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 ...