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  • SHORT TRACK RACING: HOMAGE TO A FORGOTTEN SERIES!

    SHORT TRACK RACING: HOMAGE TO A FORGOTTEN SERIES!

    Hard to believe it’s been nearly 20 years since the Championship Auto Racing Series (CARS) ran exciting, wheel to wheel stock car races on short tracks around Indiana. This series was distinct from and should not be confused with today’s southeastern CARS series that descended from the old Hooters ProCup series, blogs Stephen Cox. The […]
  • ‘18 BMW 640I GRAN TURISMO: SUV LITE!

    ‘18 BMW 640I GRAN TURISMO: SUV LITE!

    We embrace the unusual with BMW’s quirky blend of sport-ute and sports sedan. It’s ‘practical magic’ blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Behold a unicorn. Only this one carries a BMW badge. Just like the mythical pony with the pointy horn, BMW’s 6 Series Gran Turismo shares some of the creature’s astonishing rarity.Trust me, the […]
  • PROTOTYPE ENGINES: OLDSMOBILE ‘ROCKET’ SCIENCE!

    PROTOTYPE ENGINES: OLDSMOBILE ‘ROCKET’ SCIENCE!

    These lightweight multi-carb, four-cam and even Hemi engines were being developed for future production engine research and, in some cases racing projects. Between 1969 and 1970, Oldsmobile Engineering was responsible for creating powerful ultra-efficient 350 to 455 cubic-inch V-8 engines rated up to 700 horsepower! Some were naturally aspirated and fitted with single Quadrajet four-barrel […]
  • ASTON MARTIN: GLOBAL JAMES BOND DAY!

    ASTON MARTIN: GLOBAL JAMES BOND DAY!

    Seven iconic James Bond Aston Martins will be in central London on Friday, October 5th to celebrate ‘Global James Bond Day’ . Aston Martin Lagonda (AML) has teamed up with EON Productions and Sky to celebrate Global James Bond Day on Friday, October 5th. There will also be a prize draw for fans, giving them […]
  • HERB ADAMS: GRAY GHOST PONTIAC RIDES AGAIN!

    HERB ADAMS: GRAY GHOST PONTIAC RIDES AGAIN!

    Fans at the annual Pre-Reunion, held a week prior to the annual Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, were given a real treat – the return to active competition of the Gray Ghost. Mike Matune was on the track for CarGuyChronicles. A team of moonlighting Pontiac engineers took Herb Adam’s wife Sandy’s […]
  • WEEKEND GET-AWAY: CAR GUY STYLE!

    WEEKEND GET-AWAY: CAR GUY STYLE!

    You don’t need much to motivate a Car Guy. Just say the words “Car Show” and we’re off packing ice chests, gassing our rides and hitting the long pedals, blogs Jim Palam, our man on the Left Coast.When I realized that there would be two cool shows within 50 miles of each other right here […]
  • ‘18 CHEVY CAMARO SS: VOCALS AND VELOCITY!

    ‘18 CHEVY CAMARO SS: VOCALS AND VELOCITY!

    If you like to play it loud, this throaty 455-horsepower V8 droptop definitely delivers the decibels, blogs Road Test Editor Howard Walker. Krakatoa spewing lava doesn’t sound this vocal. Metallica playing Madison Square Garden? Not even close. Elon’s SpaceX lifting off from Canaveral? A baby’s whisper by comparison! So what’s the source of this ear-bleeding […]
  • ZAGATO CENTENARY: ASTON MARTIN DB4 GT & DBS GT!

    ZAGATO CENTENARY: ASTON MARTIN DB4 GT & DBS GT!

    DBZ Centenary Collection showcases DB4 GT Zagato Continuation and DBS GT Zagato, with production limited to 19 pairs. None sold separately.In 2019, legendary Italian design house Zagato celebrates its centenary. For 58 of those hundred years, Aston Martin and Zagato have enjoyed a remarkable creative partnership. One in which these two iconic brands have created […]
  • PONTIAC FLASHBACK: TEMPEST MONTE CARLO!

    PONTIAC FLASHBACK: TEMPEST MONTE CARLO!

    Built on a shortened ’62 Pontiac Tempest convertible, the Monte Carlo was a hit at auto shows and major road racing events. It shared the spotlight with GM design chief, William Mitchell’s Corvair Sebring Spyder show car. One thing was a given at GM in the 1960s: Chevy’s Corvette was a sacred cow and no […]
  • NEW YORK CITY: FALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW!

    NEW YORK CITY: FALL CLASSIC CAR SHOW!

    More than 150 muscle cars, hot rods, customs and vintage and modern Corvettes had signed up for Malba’s Annual Fall Classic Car Show. However, Mother Nature rained on their parade and only a quarter of the cars showed up. But the show went on. While the rain kept many of the high-profile open cars away, […]