Daniel Strohl

OBS? Task Force? GMT? Squarebody? Your guide to keeping GM full-size pickup nicknames straight – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

For one of the most well-known lines of full-size light-duty trucks in America, there sure seems to be disagreement aplenty over how to differentiate the 11 various postwar generations of Chevrolet and GMC pickups and even what to call those… Read More ›

True world class distinction or, how to try to set the mid-Eighties GM A-bodies apart – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The idea behind this week’s story about the mid-Eighties GM A-bodies and the backlash over their badge engineering wasn’t to bash the company. Yes, every car company makes mistakes, and it was instructional to see exactly how GM took that criticism to… Read More ›

Over a 30-year run, the Jeep Wagoneer hardly changed and entirely transformed at the same time – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The horizontal grille of the very last 1991 Grand Wagoneer luxury sport-utility vehicle hid some of the same sheetmetal stampings that supported the basic and utilitarian upright grille on the very first 1963 Wagoneer. That’s long led to a belief… Read More ›

Far more complicated than just showing up and driving: What it takes to compete in La Carrera Panamericana – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Even if this were a normal year, the race calendar would be winding down about this time anyway, so it’s a perfect time to sit back and catch up on last year’s La Carrera Panamericana via this beautifully shot and… Read More ›

Today I Learned: Why Ford owns a bare residential lot in a Dearborn neighborhood – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

As vacant lots in the metro Detroit area go, the one above, on a bend on the northern section of Snow Avenue in Dearborn, looks rather plain. Some nicely maintained landscaping right up beside Ford’s fenced-off Product Development Center next… Read More ›

Just before the axe fell, International wanted to try Scout-based coupes, minivans, campers, and luxury trucks – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

For International Harvester enthusiasts, the 1979 Supplemental Scout Vehicle represents what might have been, a missed opportunity to grab hold of the sudden surge in small SUV popularity in the 1980s. Indeed, as two International truck historians will detail in an upcoming… Read More ›

The increasing complexity of electronics poses a challenge for future collectibles – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Perhaps as we speak, there’s somebody somewhere in the world composing a future collectibles listicle, running down all the various reasons why those Hellcatted Dodges and stormtrooper Camaros and Sasquatch Broncos will inevitably break auction records at Barrett-Jackson’s 2060 Scottsdale… Read More ›

“You’re racing against something that isn’t human:” a short virtual film festival focused on all things Bonneville – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Bonneville’s one of those places where, once you see it, you can’t get it out of your head. You could travel the world and not feel that you’ve ever really left home until you set foot there. You come away… Read More ›

One-off Holbrook of Wolverhampton-bodied 1934 Ford could best be described as modest luxury – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Over the years, we’ve profiled a number of Thirties Fords coachbuilt in Europe, but we—and the rest of the world, apparently—have missed this 1934 Ford bodied by Holbrook of Wolverhampton for sale on Hemmings.com. By the time Holbrook took on this project,… Read More ›

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