The golden age of American station wagons

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Do you remember the times when SUVs did not rule the American streets? When cars had more character and less sharp edges? When our idea of aesthetics did not trump over sheer practicality?

Those were the times when we had a very special affinity towards a particular type of vehicle – the American station wagon. I am not saying that we were head over heels for it, but we appreciated its utility. So what happened? Why have we ...

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Learning to appreciate wagons: 1961 Dodge Dart Seneca

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Do you know what really fascinates me about people? The way our perception of design evolves with time. Things that had been considered ugly at first, became eccentric two decades later. Then some more years pass and the eccentric have simply become elegant.

It would not have bothered me if we were at least consistent. However, the vintage design we admire gets ridiculed in its modern variations. It seems like people find some intrinsic value in the things of old.

These were ...

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Corsia Essay Contest

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It seems like one of the most underrated things in today’s society is education. Not because people do not want to learn, but because they think learning is “just a stage of life”. That is why most of us drop the habit of constant learning by the time we get through college.

Learning is so much more than going to school. You have to be willing to gain knowledge and hone your skills throughout your entire life. It does not end ...

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Barn finds: Jewels of automotive archaeology

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Imagine the excitement of unearthing a new archaeological piece or finding a hidden treasure. These discoveries are saturated with adventure and have an aura of mysticism about them.

And now picture stumbling upon a dusty 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/2, abandoned in an old garage. You have come across a ‘barn find’! Not only that, but you have also just entered a time capsule loaded with history. Congratulations!

Discovering cars in a derelict condition in time-forgotten places has been on the rise. These vehicles ...

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Porsche 911: The greatest sports car ever

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The first 911 model was released in 1963, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Ever since it has held a special place in the hearts of car enthusiasts. Over the years Porsche 911 has gone through several modifications. The car marque has always aimed for perfection while leaving the model’s core concept intact. Throughout the years, in spite of all the innovations, the identity and philosophy of Porsche remained the same.

The 911’s worldwide popularity is an undeniable fact. In 2015, the ...

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Peugeot 205 GTi – The car that saved the brand

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The world has seen many car brands that have become iconic. Here in the States, we definitely cherish such classics. However, the truth is that almost every company has at least one or two respectable models that are worth looking into. And yet… some we have completely forgotten!

Recently we found out that Peugeot is coming back to the US after about 30 years of complete absence. But many people on this side of the ocean have not ...

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Get acquainted with 1953 Jaguar XK-120

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During the last century, Jaguar has manufactured cars for the British Prime Minister. It also holds royal warrants from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. Steve McQueen owned a Jaguar XKSS. It was one of only 16 built. Jay Leno holds the same model as part of his automobile collection as well.

Today, we will take a closer look at another special car manufactured by Jaguar: the 1953 Jaguar XK-120. This is one of the models Corsia Logistics have shipped in ...

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The Wonder Women of automotive

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So this March, we are calling a few Wonder Women to the front line and spotlighting their achievements in the history of mobility. Because you deserve to know their names and stories and learn how they revolutionized the world of driving.

This Women’s History Month, let’s pause for a moment and allow ourselves to revel in learning about the amazing females – the automotive history makers.

Today, sticking to your lane while driving only feels natural. These road markings are meant to ...

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Rusty Slammington: The undying driving machine

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Do you know what people love most? Stories. Philosophers have long speculated that stories are the things that make us human. We just love hearing about great characters, tough circumstances and thrilling conclusions.

Well, what if I told you that the character in today’s spotlight is not human at all? In fact, it is a car. And I do not mean one of those Disney animations for children. I have in mind a truly badass, out-of-this-world, gone-through-everything kind of vehicle. One ...

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A car to remember: 1949 Ford Tudor Sedan

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History is flying so fast by us that sometimes we do not have enough time to appreciate its wonders. This applies doubly so to the world of cars. Nowadays they shift gears for us, park for us, and even pay attention to the road for us. But in the midst of that progress, we lose track of the unique characteristics of each vehicle. May this be due to the fact that there is no uniqueness left?

At some point, we transported ...

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