Everett Morrison Cobra Replica

There can be little doubt that British sports car maker AC Cars did not foresee that their modest little classic British sports car would become an American V8 fire-breathing track burner. AC Cars had its origins way back in 1903 when the company became known as "Auto-Carrier", a manufacturer of "cycle cars. AC went on ...

AC Greyhound Project

Introduction: the AC Greyhound The British sports car maker AC may not be greatly familiar to North American car aficionados until it is realized that AC Cars were the creators of the AC Ace, that Carroll Shelby shoehorned a V8 engine into to create the Shelby Cobra. The AC Ace, that was turned into the Shelby ...

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupé

Background: A Nation in Recovery In the wake of the Second World War, following on as it did from the Great Depression and the First World War, ordinary people were still trying to build a new life for themselves and the industries shattered by war were trying to rebuild for a new era, an era people ...

Tramontana GT Sports Car

The Spanish word "Tramontana" could best be translated as "a wind that travels over the mountain", or perhaps "a wind that transports you to the other side of the mountain" . That is in all likelihood why that name was selected for a quite unique sports car that hails from Spain and is best described at ...

Chevrolet Army G-7117 Camper

The Chevrolet G506 was one of the unsung mainstay trucks that made a significant impact on the Allied victory in World War II. This was one of the vehicles that plied General Stilwell’s “Ledo Road” from Assam in India, through Burma, and up into China to supply Chiang Kai Shek's forces in their fight against ...

Ford Burma Jeep

World War II was a remarkably multi-faceted conflict that left its mark on families all over the world. It was a war that was not just limited to Europe and the Pacific, but which also extended deep into Asia. On the same day they struck Pearl Harbor the Japanese also attacked Hong Kong, Thailand, and ...

Nash-Healey Le Mans Coupé

British sports car designer Donald Healey was active in motor sport and working to build up his small specialist business with a view to becoming a major sports car maker. As it turned out his sports car designs would be manufactured on a much larger scale than perhaps even he anticipated, but that manufacture would ...

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