As we’ve already seen, at one point in their storied past, Oldsmobile was well-known for making some of the baddest street cruisers to ever rumble out of Detroit factories. An iconic model that attracted countless V8-loving fans to the Olds brand was their 442. A 455ci V8 was underhood of the 1970 442. While production started […]
Larry ordered a 1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 and waited nearly a year for it to come in. When the dealer called, he was in for a big surprise! Watch the video to find out what they said.
The 2016 Race & Performance Expo is all about showcasing how to go fast but scattered throughout the show floor are way-cool machines like this classic tow truck. It was built by the crew at Bump & Grind Autobody, in Homer Glen, IL. The Chevy 3500 has been fully restored and had no trouble turning […]
There’s nothing quite like the experience of driving a classic American muscle car. Getting one out on the open road and hearing the burble of exhaust and the rumble of a V-8 engine is a total delight for the senses.
It was a touch of discontentment that led Andy Demco to his 1961 Buick LeSabre. During the late 2000s, he owned a classic 1968 Ford Torino. He found every drive left him feeling less than satisfied.…
The Pontiac brand has been defunct for a number of years now. However, the passion for Pontiac vehicles is as active as ever. Evidence could readily be seen at the 2014 Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend car show Aug. 9-10. The Cruising Tigers car club hosts the event, which is now in its 24th year. […]
The classic car community is always eager to help each other out. That’s why we figured we would see if we can lend a hand to enthusiast Mike R. He’s trying to track down some history on his 1970 Chevy Chevelle LS6. Here’s what he had to say: “I’m hoping you can help me in […]
It would sure take a lot to be like Vin Diesel. Chris Ingrassia may not have the rippling biceps of this Hollywood hunk, but he does emulate one aspect of Diesel’s action-packed life: his driving. Ingrassia owns two vehicles as tough as Diesel, both driven in the filming of “Fast & Furious,” the fourth installment […]
Few things rekindle family memories quite like watching home movies. When Jim Cairo wants to relive recollections of his late great uncle, he has his pick from a plethora of major motion pictures. The Lake Zurich, IL resident’s relative was character actor Jay Novello. Novello’s silver-screen career spanned from the 1930s to the late ’70s. […]
Kent Krueger learned many things during high school. Apart from the wide world of academia, the Barrington resident was taught a lesson in classic American muscle. It was one he never forgot. Krueger graduated in 1972, allowing him to spend his teenage years during the heyday of V-8 nirvana.