The Barrington Concours D’Elegance held it’s seventh annual event last weekend and ended this premier auto celebration with a special (more…)
It’s not only the gleaming show machines that always catch our eye; oftentimes its the rusty relics that intrigue us most. This motley four-wheeled bunch (more…)
Often life, and the open road, are best absorbed rolling down the slow lane. That’s why Jeff Grubba bypassed the traditional Detroit muscle car when it came time to acquire a second classic (more…)
In the past decade or so, many automakers have designed engines that sip both gas and electrons. These hybrid vehicles continue to grow in popularity as manufacturers improve the cars’ looks to match the much better fuel efficiency. While the current engineering focus is all about MPGs, there was a point in automotive history when a certain cadre of cars were designed to balance both a sleek European style and the brawn of a big American V-8 underhood.
Rain didn’t keep the 2012 Geneva Concours d’Elegance from taking place on Sunday, August 26 in downtown Geneva, Illinois. Despite the drizzly conditions, droves of classic and antique automobile owners wheeled their rare and collector machines and parked on Third Street to participate in the judged (more…)
When it comes to family and cargo hauling, the full-size vehicle of choice has radically changed. Today, huge, sky-high lumbering SUVs are what most active moms and dads opt to load up before heading out for the summer beach vacation or that multi-store mall shopping trip. It wasn’t always that way – at one point in time, station wagons, like this 1961 Ford Country Squire, ruled the (more…)