The Gibbs Aquada

Is it a Car, or is it a Boat? The Gibbs Aquada was an amphibious vehicle, part sports car, part speed boat, that emerged from the concept of amphibious vehicles created during the Second World War both by the Germans and the Americans. The German Schwimmwagen amphibious military car was based on the Volkswagen while the ...

The Caterham 7

The "Seven" If you can imagine a driving experience that is a blending of go-kart, motorcycle and sports car then you realize what a Caterham 7 provides. It is a car that is not only fast, but that feels adrenaline pumping fast: a car that corners, brakes and accelerates in a way that imparts to the ...

Pontiac Grand Prix

Jack Humbert and the 1963 Pontiac Grand Prix The 1963 Pontiac Grand Prix marked a turning point for General Motors Pontiac Division and this can be attributed to the man who used his gift for the art of automotive design to great effect: a man named Jack Humbert. On his return from active service with a ...

LaSalle Hearse Barn Find

A Hearse as a Multi-Purpose Vehicle with Character The car's of the 1930's just ooze character and one of the more outstanding American cars of that era was the LaSalle. So what do you get when you have a 1930's LaSalle that's fitted out as a hearse? You get character on steroids. The sort of character ...

The Citroën SM: Misunderstood yet Marvellous

The Ultimate Citroën "Grandes Routières" One of the greatest, if not the greatest of the post-war French luxury performance cars was the Facel Vega. It was a car that became legendary racing driver Sir Stirling Moss's favorite and for good reason. It provided a combination of V8 performance with decent handling and an interior decor that ...

Model T Ford Custom Fun Car

On his YouTube Channel American shooting video maker "hickock45" ends every video with the exortation "Life is good": and we make life good by making good choices. Just like most of us who have shooting and hunting as our hobby do it for the enjoyment we get out of it, so when we are wanting ...

MG SA Saloon

One of the Last "Real Cars" Ever Made For a diehard classic MG enthusiast the MG SA might be described as one of the last "real cars" made. Let me elucidate with a short story of love, family and democracy. Back in the late 1960's one of my friends was a classic car aficionado who owned ...

Humber Heavy Utility

Introduction In the lead up to both the first and second world wars the British Government and the British press seem to have been reluctant to accept the fairly obvious circumstances that pointed to the inevitability of a major war. Many ordinary men and women on the street could see things as they really were and ...

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