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A guide to the best ’80s and ’90s muscle cars, and why they’re still affordable – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

Traditional muscle cars aren’t getting cheaper, which has made them increasingly difficult to own and enjoy on a casual basis. With the original era ending nearly half a century ago, solid driver-condition cars—the ones that should, in theory, be available… Read More ›

New Hampshire to San Berdoo and back in a 1929 Ford Model A is the antidote to endless Cannonball runs – David Conwill @Hemmings

It seems like since the pandemic started, everybody with a pack of adult diapers and a fast car is trying to break the Cannonball record. Whether or not that’s a good thing or a bad thing is debatable, but it’s gotten kind of stale…. Read More ›

Decades before CVTs, a couple of Georges in Chicago built something similar with the Marble-Swift – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

At first glance, a 1903 Marble-Swift looks like pretty much every other entry in the early Brass Era race to create an affordable car for the masses: upright, chain-driven, replete with levers and fittings that look like they came out… Read More ›

Before social media, these vacation souvenir decals were how you shared your life with strangers – Richard Lentinello @Hemmings

Long before Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and countless other online platforms made our lives a jumble of hot takes, thirst traps, and memes, back when you stuck a dime in your penny loafers in case you needed to make a… Read More ›

Full-frame midsize Fords won’t break the bank, so which ones would you restore, preserve, or modify? – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

[Editor’s Note: Everybody has their own idea of how best to approach an old car, and our staffers are no exception. With Restore, Modify, Preserve, we’re asking them to comb through the Hemmings.com classifieds in search of three similar vehicles and then… 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 ›

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