No car enthusiast will ever say that vehicles are not art. Whether you enjoy classic cars for their history or their design, you know there is something special about them. Sadly, no one makes them like that anymore, right? Wrong!
As it turns out, a lot of people out there appreciate the vintage style of the 20s and 30s. Sure, it may not be practical in any sense of the word, but it is awesome nonetheless. Because of this, one company ... Continue Reading →
When you are moving to another city or state, you may need to bring your vehicle with you. After some research, you have decided that shipping your car is the best option. Now you may be facing another dilemma: Which type of car transport to choose? Should you choose an open carrier or an enclosed one? This post will give you practical advice about when and why you should choose an enclosed auto transport.
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Under the motto “Space, Spirit, Splendor,” 1960 Chevy Impala received new features like an electric brake parking light, electric clock, and back-up lights. Cruise control and a six-way power seat were also among the newly added elements. Let’s not forget the “Speedminder” – a short-lived, but useful feature that would buzz when the driver exceeded a pre-set speed limit. The Chevy design team also replaced the flamboyant cats’-eyes-resembling tail lights with the more traditional round lenses.
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However, it does not have to be a burden if you are willing to search a bit more and make a few compromises. Very often, the second-hand market offers high-performance classic cars at a fraction of their regular price.
We have looked around and found five cheap yet, high-quality muscle cars, which can serve you as a starting point.
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Attending classic car events gives you the chance to see hundreds of beautiful classic vehicles. In addition, classic car shows and auctions are perfect for finding hidden gems.
Whether you are a collector, buyer, or simply an admirer, classic car auctions are ideal for spotting rare and interesting models. These events are frequented by serious car collectors as well. Hence, you’ll have a chance to network with other classic car fans.
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Before you even begin reading this article, I hope that the word ‘museum’ has not diminished your interest or lowered your expectations. Nowadays it may not seem as interesting to travel miles to see a line of artifacts or dusty cars when you can easily find it all online. However, there is much more to a brick-and-mortar museum than what you can experience virtually.
In this post, we will focus on five of the most peculiar American car museums. We want ... Continue Reading →
Owning an expensive car comes with its extra costs, so, paying a little extra to protect it from potentially damaging road debris and weather elements, when shipping, is an obvious choice.
In this short guide, you will learn more about enclosed shipping costs. You will understand why it is more expensive than open car transport. Finally, you will see all the reasons why this shipping method is the safest option. We will also talk about other factors that affect the shipping ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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.
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I have always looked at classic cars as the more romantic part of the automobile world. They carry a sense of nostalgia with them, a feeling of a past that was purer and more beautiful. And that is easy to associate with female energy. But somehow the collectors market has evolved without the vivid presence of women.
Collecting classics has never been a thing of practicality, in general. It’s an image. An artifact that confirms a desired ... Continue Reading →