Tag Archives: Classic Cars

Modern drive-in proposal to provide movies and classic cars

We suppose the idea of going to the drive-in is simply something Americans lost touch with more than a generation ago. That's a shame, because it's a seriously cool experience–if you can still find one. At their peak popularity in the 1960s, there were 4,000 drive-ins across the...

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Ring Brothers stop by Jay Leno’s Garage with the Madam V Cadillac

Mike and Jim Ring are becoming fast friends with Jay Leno. The Wisconsin-based builders behind Ring Brothers seem to pop by the Big Dog Garage on a near constant basis lately, but they're doing so for good reason. It's always about the impressive builds flowing forth from the brothers' shop and...

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First Ford Mustang coupe going under the hammer

An original Ford Mustang claimed to be the first hard-top example is coming up for auction. It will go under the hammer at Mecum's Indy 2017 auction in mid-May. This is a 1965 Mustang with VIN ending in 00002, meaning it comes after the 1965 Mustang convertible with VIN ending in 00001...

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Fiery Beast of Turin makes 150-mile road trip after 100 years

What is "The Beast of Turin"? We're glad you asked. That title was colloquially bestowed upon the 1911 Fiat S76, which was brought into this world to do one thing: break a land-speed record. The 1909 Blitzen Benz held the record at the time, but Fiat was keen on trouncing the...

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Ferrari turns 70

It was on March 12, 1947 that the first car to wear the now famous Ferrari badge was fired up and driven out of the factory in Maranello, Italy. On Sunday, exactly 70 years later, Ferrari kicked off its official celebrations for this milestone anniversary with a reenactment of that historic day...

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Safari-ready Porsche 911 stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

Turning a stock automobile into something more interesting and more fun is limited only by the builder's imagination. You can accomplish this goal with anything from light mods up to an engine transplant, and anything else in between or even beyond those approaches. One of my favorite ways to...

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