Hemmings Classic Car

This unrestored 1966 Dodge Charger offers a unique experience – David Conwill @Hemmings

Plymouth folks are fond of telling you that Dodge stole every good thing Plymouth ever had. Whether that’s a fair assessment or not, it does put an interesting spin on the 1966 Dodge Charger. In 1964, a few months before… 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 ›

From Mustang to LTD to Mk VII, the ads that sold Ford’s Fox body – Jeff Koch @Hemmings

Mighty men come from humble origins; oaks grow from mere acorns. Ford’s long-lasting, unit-bodied, rear-drive Fox chassis started as the Ford Fairmont and Mercury Zephyr, a pair of compact sedans (with coupe and wagon variants) that got the automaker in fighting… Read More ›

Ford Thunderbird field guide: Know your ‘Bird nicknames – Mike Austin @Hemmings

Ford’s Thunderbird spans 11 generations and several thematic and mechanical variations. Keeping them straight, though, isn’t that hard because the collective Thunderbird enthusiast community has given each one a nickname. Yes, it’s part of the general habit we all have… Read More ›

Seeing really is believing – a Tucker did indeed race in NASCAR, and we found the photo to prove it – Jim Donnelly @Hemmings

Joe Merola of Braddock, PA entered the Tucker in the 1951 Memorial Day race One of the things you learn very quickly here is that there’s never any telling what the Hemmings Nation can uncover, especially on this blog. In… Read More ›

It sure looks like Ford had an experimental gas-turbine Model T running around in the Twenties – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Don’t try to wipe your screen to clear up that blurry image above: It’s a screen-capture from a 50-plus-year-old promotional video uploaded to YouTube at a low resolution setting, so that’s about as sharp as it gets. It’s also about… Read More ›

I Was There: How I got to be a part of the split-window Corvette design team @Hemmings

Joe Feko Junior Detailer Chevrolet Engineering Center In the fall of 1961, I was an engineering student at General Motors Institute (now Kettering University). The school offered a cooperative education program that had me alternating between classes in Flint, Michigan,… Read More ›

Are virtual car shows the future of automotive social life? – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Last month, as stay-at-home orders proliferated and as notices of in-person show cancellations flooded email inboxes and Facebook timelines, car show organizers, museums, and clubs turned to virtual car shows – complete with judging and awards – to fill the… Read More ›

How to build a 670-hp Pro Touring 1969 Camaro without touching the paint -Thomas A. DeMauro @Hemmings

Taking a modern approach to race car performance for the street By Thomas A. DeMauro from June 2020 issue of Hemmings Motor News “I drive it like I stole it!” admits Larry Atwood, regarding his Pro Touring 1969 Camaro. Another owner might be… Read More ›

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