Oldsmobile Autocrat “Yellow Peril”

Tombstone, Arizona, is one of the world's more interesting places being somewhere that has a whole lot of Wild West history associated with it. For those who lived there in the early days however the promise of striking gold and getting instant wealth in what was supposed to be an "Eldorado" turned out not to ...

Ford Bronco – First Generation

The first generation Ford Bronco has quietly become a sought after automobile and with good reason, the Ford Bronco featured refinements that the International Harvester Scout did not have, especially with regard to the front suspension. The result was the Ford Bronco was, and still is an easy to restore vehicle that is conventional and ...

Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

It's hard to imagine that the Chevrolet Corvette is a car that almost never was; a car that was almost aborted before it had the opportunity to show the world what American style means. It is also a strange tale to tell that the Corvette was in part saved by GM's rival Ford, and by ...

Austin-Healey 3000 Mk III BJ8

The move from the increasingly obsolescent Austin four cylinder engine to the Austin C Series six cylinder engine was not an easy transition for the Big Healey to make, and it was only made necessary because Austin were phasing the four cylinder out of production meaning there was no option other than to migrate the ...

Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder Hot Rod

The Chevrolet Corvair Monza was to prove to be the best selling version of the Corvair and when it first appeared as the Mr. and Mrs. Monza show cars at the 1960 Chicago Auto Show and when it morphed into the Monza Spyder it garnered much interest later to be called "The poor man's Porsche" ...

Porsche 356 B 1600 Roadster by Drauz

The Porsche 356 was very much a father and son design effort with Dr. Ferdinand Porsche senior initially creating the Type 64 around 1938 with the intention of building three cars to compete in the planned 1939 Berlin-Rome road race, and the three competition cars were indeed built however the situation Europe forced the cancellation ...

Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine

The Rolls-Royce Phantom VI was the last Rolls-Royce make with a chassis and was in production from 1968-1990. Over that extensive period just 374 were made and these cars were the preserve of royalty and the extremely rich. A Rolls-Royce Phantom VI was the official car for Queen Elizabeth II of England up until 2002. ...

Sunbeam Tiger

The creation of the Sunbeam Tiger is a story that deviates somewhat from the image we may have of the British being stuffy and conservative; getting that V8 engine into the diminutive engine bay of the petite Sunbeam required the use of a sledgehammer to "re-model" the bulkhead so the 260 cu. in. Ford V8 ...

Studebaker 4E11D Truck

The Studebaker E Series trucks began production in 1955 and were given numeric designations for their year of production; the 4E Series being manufactured in 1959. These trucks were factory made as standard 2WD vehicles but Studebaker recognized that there might just be a market for 4WD trucks; a great many buyers of Studebaker trucks ...