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A father-son bond lives on in this one-family 1964 Pontiac Catalina – Matt Litwin @Hemmings

Automotive history books are brimming with iconic vehicle names, both domestic and foreign, that have left an endearing legacy in the minds of millions. They’ve originated from all eras, no matter how narrow or broad each is defined: brass, prewar,… 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 ›

Did American Motors really poach the Rambler V-8 design from Kaiser-Frazer? – David Conwill @Hemmings

Success has many fathers. Failure is an orphan. Lee Iaccoca made sure everyone associated him with the success of the Mustang, but who is to blame for the Edsel? Digging into those stories illuminates business culture even today.One interesting anecdote,… Read More ›

From Ford’s 1964 World’s Fair pavilion to vintage racing, the UK’s National Motor Museum has hours of video fun – Mike Austin @Hemmings

Being based in the UK, the footage tends towards European interests, such as rally racing and Ford’s consumer offerings there. Like this footage from the East African Safari Rally of 1969. But there’s a whole lot of American Ford available too,… Read More ›

At nearly 300,000 miles, this 1967 Cutlass Supreme convertible is still driven daily by its original owner -Thomas A. DeMauro @Hemmings

Imagine the level of commitment required to retain the only new car you’ve ever purchased as your primary transportation for the rest of your life. Connie Milburn of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, is doing just that with her 1967… Read More ›

From kiddie Corvettes to Baja-bound trucks, the GM Heritage Center’s video stash is wonderfully diverse – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

One gets the impression that the GM Heritage Center’s YouTube channel exists not so much to entertain as it does to simply provide a repository for films that the center’s staffers happen to find while excavating storage closets and other forgotten spaces… Read More ›

At the height of the jet-set Motorama era, the 1954 Oldsmobile Cutlass show car was cutting edge – @Hemmings

A look at the 1954 Oldsmobile Cutlass Motorama show car Because the Cutlass had so many characteristics in common with its smaller companion, the Olds F-88 convertible, this dream car was simply called “the long wheelbase F-88” before its formal… Read More ›

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