Abandoned Car of the Week

This very interesting looking Chevrolet tow truck was discovered in Mayer, Ariz., by Jim Prueter. We seldom come up empty handed when doing research to identify vehicles, but this one has us stumped. It looks a lot like an early '60s Corvair truck, but the front end does not match up with the Corvair. Only certainty — it's from early '60s and it probably hauled a few broken down cars in its day. (Photos by Jim Prueter)

This 1939 Chevrolet tow truck was found living in abandoned retirement as an advertising sign for a body shop in Starke, Fla. The 1939 was one of the last model years Chevy trucks and medium-duty vehicles shared an appearance with Chevrolet passenger coupes and sedans. (Photos by Ralph Gable)


Nostalgia Highway

Envisage Group's craftsmanship skills key to Jaguar XKSS continuation

(September 25, 2017) COVENTRY, England — Envisage Group has played a key role in the creation of nine new Jaguar XKSS continuation models, replacing those lost in the Jaguar Browns Lane factory fire of 1957. Envisage was commissioned by Jaguar Classic to be the sole supplier of hand-crafted monocoque body shells and body panels for the XKSS continuation model to the exact specification of the iconic original.

Time trial attracts record number of London to Brighton participants

(September 23, 2017) LONDON — The 2017 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, supported by Hiscox is not a race. For a start, racing on public roads is against the law, and besides, with 20 mph being the maximum speed many of these veterans can attain, it wouldn’t be much of a spectacle.

About 1,000 collector cars to be auctioned at Mecum Chicago

1953 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

(September 22, 2017) Mecum Auctions will host Chicagoland’s only annual collector-car auction when Mecum Chicago 2017 returns to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Oct. 5-7 with an estimated 1,000 collector cars headlined by American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more.