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  • ’23 CADILLAC V-SERIES ESCALADE

    ’23 CADILLAC V-SERIES ESCALADE

    Scheduled to break cover in the Spring, the ’23 CADILLAC V-SERIES ESCALADE will set a new (world) performance standard for SUVs!   The 2023 Cadillac Escalade will be the first SUV to wear Cadillac’s coveted high-performance V-Series badge. With nearly two decades of racing-inspired prowess, the V-Series designation is reserved for vehicles that encompass the […]
  • FLINT FLYERS: BUICK’S SECRET GS SKYLARKS

    FLINT FLYERS: BUICK’S SECRET GS SKYLARKS

    Inspired by Chevy’s ’65 Chevelle Z16 Malibu SS-396, Buick engineers developed the FLINT FLYERS: BUICK’S SECRET GS SKYLARKS. Ken Kayser owns a rare survivor that’s prominently featured in his new Buick performance history book. Every Musclecar enthusiast knows something about the Chevelle SS-396, Pontiac GTO and Olds 4-4-2, and Chevy Malibu (RPO L37) SS-396 aficionados […]
  • CHIP GANASSI: THE AMELIA’S 2022 HONOREE!

    CHIP GANASSI: THE AMELIA’S 2022 HONOREE!

    The 27th Annual Amelia Island Concours will celebrate the career of racer and racing legend, CHIP GANASSI: THE AMELIA’S 2022 HONOREE! The founder of Chip Ganassi Racing has touched every major form of North American motorsport plus the ultimate international road race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ganassi’s legacy extends far beyond being an […]
  • WEST COAST KUSTOMS CRUISIN’ NATIONALS

    WEST COAST KUSTOMS CRUISIN’ NATIONALS

    Classics and customs flaunt fins and flames at Santa Maria Fairpark for 40th annual WEST COAST KUSTOMS CRUISIN’ NATIONALS, one of the premier California carguy shows. Despite a 2021 Covid-19 rescheduling of its popular Cruisin’ Nationals from May to October – and then a pending storm moving in on the Santa Maria Fairpark location – […]
  • OUTLAW: PORSCHE DOUBLE AA SPORTS 911

    OUTLAW: PORSCHE DOUBLE AA SPORTS 911

    With its wide-body RSR attitude, seriously upgraded suspension and supercharged 3.6 engine, Archie Urciuoli’s OUTLAW: PORSCHE DOUBLE AA SPORTS 911 rules the road! Retired sports car racer Archie Urciuoli’s last four competition cars – Ford Mark IV, Mark I GT40,  Porsche 956 and Lola T70 Spyder – represented some of the sports’ most iconic and […]
  • BOWTIE BILL & HIS V-8 VEGA!

    BOWTIE BILL & HIS V-8 VEGA!

    Mike Austin follows up Hemmings Muscle Machines weekly newsletter’s coverage of the late Bill Kolb, Jr’s impressive Ford-centric career. He reminds enthusiasts that he was also involved for a short period of time pushing the Bowtie brand at a Chevrolet dealership – BOWTIE BILL & HIS V-8 VEGA! A week or so ago we posted […]
  • ORIGINAL ’32 FORD V-8 COUPE!

    ORIGINAL ’32 FORD V-8 COUPE!

    No one car celebrates hot-rodding more than the ’32 Ford. And this preserved, not restored, classic Deuce coupe powered by its original Buick V-8 deserves to be the ‘poster’ car for hot rod history. ‘Best Preserved’ is how Rod & Custom historian Pat Ganahl describes this ORIGINAL ’32 FORD V-8 COUPE! There’s no better word […]
  • REMEMBERING BILL KOLB, JR., 1941-2021

    REMEMBERING BILL KOLB, JR., 1941-2021

    Longtime friend Bill Kolb is probably best remembered in the enthusiast community as the 1960s poster boy for Ford’s Total Performance and Win On Sunday; Sell On Monday marketing concepts. His close friends often called him, “Mr. Monday! We bonded after I did a story on him and his Lightweight 427 Galaxie in 1963 and […]
  • Velocity: Invitational Motorsports Festival

    Velocity: Invitational Motorsports Festival

    There are times when even a serious car guy needs a little nudge to get up early and head out in the dark to cover a motorsports event. So, we’re happy to report that our Jim Palam saw the light, set his alarm and got the story for us! Here’s his coverage of the Velocity: […]
  • COMPACT MUSCLE COMPARO: ‘69 CHRYSLER VS. GM.

    COMPACT MUSCLE COMPARO: ‘69 CHRYSLER VS. GM.

    Musclecar guru, Diego Rosenberg, shows that GM and Mopar high-performance specialty compacts are similar on paper only in COMPACT MUSCLE COMPARO: ‘69 CHRYSLER VS. GM.  “There is more than one way to skin a cat.” You’ve probably heard this folksy proverb before, and it holds weight in the automotive world. During the high-performance sweepstakes of […]