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  • 1970 GM-455: MAGNUM FORCE FROM MOTOWN

    1970 GM-455: MAGNUM FORCE FROM MOTOWN

    The new year ushered in bigger, more powerful engines, new specialty Supercars and a plethora of Ponycars.  Buick, Pontiac and Oldsmobile muscle machines, powered by similar but different 455-inch engines, led the displacement race: 1970 GM-455: MAGNUM FORCE FROM MOTOWN. In many ways, 1970 was the storm before the calm. The war in Southeast Asia […]
  • DURANGO SRT HELLCAT: ONE HELLUVA SUV

    DURANGO SRT HELLCAT: ONE HELLUVA SUV

    With 710 Hemi horsepower, room for six, and Supercar acceleration, Dodge’s latest Sport Utility Vehicle – DURANGO SRT HELLCAT: ONE HELLUVA SUV – has no peers, blogs Dan Scanlan. Yes, the Durango has been around for 10 years, making it pretty long-in-tooth in automotive model cycles. And the fine folks at what is now Stellantis […]
  • TANGERINE DREAM: ’21 HURÁCAN EVO RWD SPYDER

    TANGERINE DREAM: ’21 HURÁCAN EVO RWD SPYDER

    It’s fast, it’s furious and an assault on the senses. And now with just rear-wheel drive, the TANGERINE DREAM: ’21 HURÁCAN EVO RWD SPYDER is even more of a thrill ride, blogs Howard Walker. We all know about endorphins. They’re those spunky polypeptides produced by the body that stimulate feelings of immense pleasure and well-being. […]
  • MENDENHALL: CARS, GAS PUMPS & PETROLIANA MUSEUM

    MENDENHALL: CARS, GAS PUMPS & PETROLIANA MUSEUM

    CarGuyChronicles’ Jim Palam pulls in to the MENDENHALL: CARS, GAS PUMPS & PETROLIANA MUSEUM to fill-up with American petroleum industry history and an eyeful of colorful signage and cars from a bygone era.  Sitting at a window table at Ellen’s Pancake House I could see the large neon and red Pegasus rising up above the […]
  • CHEVY LS: MORE POWER, LESS WEIGHT; EASY TO SWAP!

    CHEVY LS: MORE POWER, LESS WEIGHT; EASY TO SWAP!

    When GM engineers took the LT-1 to the next stage in 1997 – LS1 – the venerable small-block was lighter, more powerful and showcased in the C-5 Corvette. It signaled the start of a growing portfolio – CHEVY LS: MORE POWER, LESS WEIGHT; EASY TO SWAP! Hemmings’ Daniel Strohl presents a definitive guide to LS-Series […]
  • SHOWTIME: 2021 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS

    SHOWTIME: 2021 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS

     ‘Expect the unexpected’ is why people from here and abroad flock annually to Bill Warner’s spectacle in the sunshine. Dan Scanlan brings us the best of the best from SHOWTIME: 2021 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS, complete with photos and videos. There was grace with pace last week at the 26th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. For pace, […]
  • TOP 20: ROCK STARS & CARS

    TOP 20: ROCK STARS & CARS

    Luke Ponsford salutes 20 rock stars who love to drive and their favorite rides in Hagerty’s TOP 20: ROCK STARS & CARS. They drive fast cars, luxury cars, one-off exotics, custom creations, sports cars, race cars, mini-cars, a van and even a plug-in hybrid vintage Lincoln. But they all have one thing in common: They […]
  • STUDE-A-SHAKER: IT’S A GAS-GAS-GAS!

    STUDE-A-SHAKER: IT’S A GAS-GAS-GAS!

    Tony LaPolla channeled his 1960s Gasser heroes – Stone, Woods & Cook – when he built the STUDE-A-SHAKER: IT’S A GAS-GAS-GAS! Koufax, Clemente & Mays: Baseball legends who were heroes to legions of young guys in the 1960s – but not Tony LaPolla. It wasn’t the crack of the bat that made his heart race, […]
  • MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: ‘21 BMW M5 COMPETITION

    MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: ‘21 BMW M5 COMPETITION

    The twin-turbocharged, MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: ‘21 BMW M5 COMPETITION can be a comfortable family sedan. Or it can be a very fast four-seat sedan with all-wheel-drive to safely play, or go out Supercar hunting, blogs Dan Scanlan. I had to double check the numbers. First, our 4,345-pound M5 Competition boasted 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of […]
  • FIVE-STAR: THE AMERICAN SPEED SHOP

    FIVE-STAR: THE AMERICAN SPEED SHOP

    If you are truly interested in the birth and evolution of hot rodding, the speed equipment industry and drag racing in America, Bob McClurg’s FIVE-STAR: THE AMERICAN SPEED SHOP is THE book to read! If there’s anyone who should be teaching Hot Rodding 101 at your local community college, it’s Bob McClurg! He’s an accomplished […]