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Classic 50s Cars - The tailfin and swivel seat
As a lover of old cars I find it fascinating to look back at vintage advertisements, which are enlightening. The 1959 model year featured gas guzzlers, mostly with V-8 engines. Case in point the Pontiac Tempest 420E where the ad touts the fact that it gets better gas mileage than "economy engines." The front profile is also very stylish with the dual grills featuring two lights on each side, almost like a pair of snake eyes.
Automakers Embrace EVs
Electric vehicles (EVs) will start to dominate the automotive industry further. These vehicles are aimed not only for zero-emission, but they can also manifest the technological evolution of the automotive industry.
Hey, NASCAR Fans! Stop Being So Negative
Oh man, NASCAR fans. Would you just chill out. I love you and all, but you just get worked up way too easily about things you really don't need to get all worked up about.
5 Things Truckers Wished Drivers Knew
Commercial truck driving is a more difficult job than many people realize. It is challenging to stay alert when driving for hours on end, but imperative when you are driving a vehicle that weighs several tons. They can cause a lot of damage in a collision, and they are not maneuverable enough to be able to easily avoid one.
Is 2021 The Best Time To Buy A New Pickup Truck?
The year 2020 has shaken not only the automotive industry but the entire world. We currently have economic uncertainty and the whole world has been crippled by the pandemic. With today’s events and the economy in doubt, is 2021 the best time to buy a new pickup truck? It seems that truck sales won’t be slowing down any time soon.
Formula 1 Events Which Are Movie Worthy (1970-90 Edition)
Formula 1 has so many events which can be plotted into a film. Like the movie ‘Rush’ starring Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt and Daniel Bruel as Niki Lauda, which is in the heart of every F1 enthusiast. Formula 1, though being a class 1 of motorsports, has only been able to create a handful of movies. There is so much room for creating a factual, recreational and biographical movie in the context of Formula 1 that we have made a list of events in Formula 1 from different eras which can be plotted into a full-length film.
What Happened When I Gave Up Driving A Car
Five years ago I gave up driving a car for a wide variety of reasons, principal amongst which was the cost. However, other considerations, such as the hassle, were not lost on me.
Checklist for your next Overlanding adventure.
You have done extensive research and finally decided that you want to accept your true self. You know that you belong in the wild where nature is at its best. You are tired and need a break from this concrete jungle. Spend time in nature to reenergize and obtain the much-needed peace of mind.
Pop Up Headlights
The year was 2014 and it was our tenth wedding anniversary. To celebrate we sent the kids on ahead to Disney with my parents and took two days just the two of us to drive down and have our own little adventure. This left me with an important decision to make, what care were we going to take. A convertible cruiser seemed to be a likely pick. Now my uncle was generous enough to offer us one of his cars to take and choosing between his fleet at first seemed to be difficult. Eventually though I realized that one of the cars was the same age as our marriage and the decision was made. Of course, the fact that it was a 2004 special edition Chevrolet Corvette probably helped it to be picked as well.
What is Overlanding? What is the best way to get started?
Love of nature and the pursuit of finding one's true self in the wilderness. Watching clear skies, waking up to a beautiful sunrise and sunset with our loved ones have been a dream for many of us. Enjoy nature leaving all our worries, stress, and electronics behind. Even though men/women have been building and refining the indoors, the feeling that pulls us towards mother nature is still strong.
68 Shelby GT 350
Growing up, my family had a special connection with cars that extends even to today. As such I got to drive some amazing and strange vehicles during my youth. But the one that stands above the rest vehicles was my dad's 1968 Shelby Mustang GT 350.
The Top 6 Benefits of Changing Your Oil On Time
Any car engine requires oil, but not just any oil. Modern engines are engineered and manufactured to exacting requirements, necessitating oils that follow the very tough market and automaker demands to guarantee a long service life. Failure to use the correct form of oil and log its use can void your new-car warranty.