You say you drive a 1988 Hyundai Excel with no air, a busted window and a fender painted with Rustoleum? There aren’t many times you’d feel like a winner, but TODAY IS YOUR DAY, friend.
If you were hip and anywhere between the ages of 16 and 55 in the 1970s, you drove a coupe, and if you were all Disco Stu with your sideburns and platform shoes, you drove what was referred to as a “personal luxury coupe.”
With every passing year, automotive features that were once ubiquitous are relegated to the scrapheap.
J.C. Whitney was founded in 1915 as The Warshawsky Company, a scrap metal yard on Chicago’s gritty South Side. Lithuanian immigrant Israel Warshawsky was a man who jumped on opportunity when he saw it. In the ’20s, automobile manufacturers were cropping up like dot-coms and failing just as rapidly. Israel bought up the remnants when […]
The 1970s had it all: cheap muscle cars, great music, British cars, German cars, and the coolest Japanese cars ever built. Getting a license in the 1970s meant unbridled freedom. If you got your license during the Nixon/Ford/Carter years, then here are some experiences you probably remember.
It’s time to honor the Old Man, so we wanted to find out from you: What did your Dad drive when you were a kid?
Every single evening this week, just as we’re settling into our evening routine, the calm is shattered when the music comes up the street. Both kids lose their minds, and run for the curb with a few grubby bucks stashed in their hands, ready to exchange them for a frozen confection.
The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat-up Chevelle on the spinoff from The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s […]
Sport Utility Vehicles are a shadow of their former selves. They’re gussied up in tuxedos and tails, when they used to be fit for strapping a deer to the hood and sticking the boat in the water. We searched the files at BestRide.com and found five vintage SUVs that get it right: