Abandoned Car of the Week

A reworked full-sized Pontiac Catalina came to market in 1959 and was completely redesigned in 1961 kicking off the second-generation, which was built through 1964. This 1963 model was recently discovered in Arizona. The '63 model was refreshed with cleaner, squared-off body line and vertical headlights that flank a split grille. V-8 engine offerings came with 338, 353 and 370 horsepower. (Photos by Jim Prueter)


Nostalgia Highway

Petersen Automotive Museum episodes now feature guests in cars

(December 16, 2017) LOS ANGELES — The Petersen Automotive Museum has announced that after more than 200 episodes of its popular CarStories podcast, featuring guests ranging from Richard Rawlings to Cheech Marin, the show is being expanded to offer even more ways to enjoy the content and hear people’s stories about their love affair with the automobile.

Porsche Museum showcases its oldest 911 for the first time

(December 13, 2017) STUTTGART, Germany — After three years of restoration, the Porsche Museum will finally present one of the newest additions to its collection — and the oldest 911 that it holds — at the special exhibition “911 (901 No. 57) – A legend takes off” from Dec.14 to April 8, 2018.

Last Oldsmobile made to be sold at auction Friday

One of the last 500 Oldsmobile Aleros built in Lansing, Mich., in 2004

(December 11, 2017) The last Oldsmobile to come off the assembly line is headed for auction. General Motors and GM Financial will sell the 2004 Oldsmobile Alero at State Line Auto Auction in Waverly, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 15.