Abandoned Car of the Week

Chevrolet took its small 1960 Corvair lineup in several directions including a light-duty truck introduced in 1961 featuring Loadside and Rampside models. Like the car, the truck featured a rear-mounted air-cooled 80-horsepower flat-six engine. The truck was built through 1964. This skeleton of a Corvair pickup was found in an Arizona salvage yard. (Photo by Jim Prueter)


Nostalgia Highway

World’s most famous hot rod donated to the Petersen Museum

(March 20, 2023) LOS ANGELES — A recent donation to the Petersen Automotive Museum will ensure that generations to come can enjoy one of the quintessential American hot rods.
Renowned car collector Bruce Meyer recently handed over the keys to his 1932 Ford “McGee Roadster” to Terry L. Karges, executive director of the Petersen Automotive Museum.

120-car collection to headline Mecum Houston auction April 13-15

1969 Plymouth Road Runner

(March 19, 2023) WALWORTH, Wis. — Nearly 120 highly respected and sought-after American classics from the Horton Classic Car Museum in Nocona, Texas, will be offered at no reserve as part of the estimated 1,000 total vehicles to be offered at auction at Mecum Houston 2023. The annual event will return to Houston’s NRG Center this April 13-15 with a characteristically diverse and desirable selection of classic and collector vehicles.

Los Angeles traffic jam in the post-war 1940s

(March 15, 2023) If you think the horrific modern rush hour traffic in cities across the country is a new phenomenon, perhaps no more than a half century old — think again.