Someone Noticed That Cats Use Parking Bumpers As Pillows, And It’s Oddly Wholesome

Someone Noticed That Cats Use Parking Bumpers As Pillows, And It’s Oddly Wholesome
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Twitter user Ijnaoba1927 from Japan captured the internet’s attention when they posted a couple of photos of their neighborhood cats resting their heads on parking bumpers. They’re using them just like pillows! Continue reading »

Amazing Photographs Of Trees Growing Through Classic Cars

Amazing Photographs Of Trees Growing Through Classic Cars

For unknown reasons trees seem to like the apocalypse-style of growing through abandoned vehicles. Why? Good protection for seedlings? Continue reading »

The Crotch Cannon: A More Natural Way To Perform A Snow Job

Get complete satisfaction from giving a Snow Job with this Crotch Cannon!

The Crotch Cannon: A More Natural Way To Perform A Snow Job

“We love combining systems of products and techniques so people get a great result using our car care and have bit of fun while doing it. With that in mind, we’ve created this awesome strap on Crotch Cannon to make one of our favourite detailing jobs faster, easier and give it a more natural feel as well.” Continue reading »

1939 Pontiac Plexiglas “Ghost Car”: The First Full-Sized “See-Thru” Car Ever Made In America

1939 Pontiac Plexiglas "Ghost Car": The First Full-Sized "See-Thru" Car Ever Made In America

Visitors to the 1939 New York World’s Fair Highways and Horizons exhibit by General Motors were dazzled by the display of a one-of-a-kind 1939 Pontiac Deluxe Six Plexiglas car. This specially fabricated see through vehicle was constructed of acrylic plastic (quite an advancement at the time) which made visible the many parts that created the Deluxe Six. All screws and fasteners were chrome-plated for dramatic effect. Continue reading »

Incredible Futuristic-Looking 1939 Duesenberg Coupe Simone Midnight Ghost

Incredible Futuristic-Looking 1939 Duesenberg Coupe Simone Midnight Ghost

Duesenberg ceased production in 1937 after Cord’s financial empire collapsed. However, between 1937 and 1940, one automobile put the final touch to this historical marque. It it took three years to complete both the tailor-made interior and futuristic body. Continue reading »

Cool Retro Photos Capture People With Their Station Wagons From Between The 1950s And ’70s

Cool Retro Photos Capture People With Their Station Wagons From Between The 1950s And ’70s

A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate or wagon, is a car body style which has a two-box design, a large cargo area and a rear tailgate that is hinged to open for access to the cargo area. Continue reading »

Amazing Photos Of “Luxurious” Lada Stretched Limousines

Amazing Photos Of “Luxurious” Lada Stretched Limousines

Lada is a brand of cars manufactured by Russian automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ (originally VAZ). The Lada brand appeared in 1973, and it has since become the main brand for AvtoVAZ vehicles. The name Lada is derived from a type of small boat in Slavic language, symbolized by the car’s logo. Continue reading »

1969 Buick Century Cruiser: The Concept Car That Believed You Only Live Twice

1969 Buick Century Cruiser: The Concept Car That Believed You Only Live Twice

Someday you will be able to drive a superhighway, turn the controls over to a guidance system, and travel across the country in high-speed safety — with nothing to do but twiddle your thumbs. Buick’s experimental Century Cruiser is a glimpse of that day. Continue reading »

Company Asks 100 People To Draw 10 Car Logos From Memory, Receives Hilarious Results

Company Asks 100 People To Draw 10 Car Logos From Memory, Receives Hilarious Results

How well do you know car logos? Sure, you may remember the simple ones like Audi or Mercedes but what about the more complicated ones like Alfa Romeo or Vauxhall? UK user van retailer Van Monster wanted to see just how well people remember car logos and asked 100 people to draw them from memory. They challenged and rated the results of 46 men and 54 women and the results ranged from “pretty accurate” to “absolutely terrible”. Continue reading »

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy Elrington Recycles Old Hubcaps Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

Ptolemy studied at Bradford in the 80’s, travelled extensively and settled in Brighton, UK. He specialises in animals, insects and marine life sculptures made from recycled materials including car wheel trims, shopping trolleys, car parts and found objects. He’s spent the last 17 years recycling them into beautiful and elegant animal sculptures. Continue reading »

Photographer Dieter Klein Captures The Nostalgic Beauty Of Abandoned Cars Across The Europe And United States

Photographer Dieter Klein Captures The Nostalgic Beauty Of Abandoned Cars Across The Europe And United States

In his unique photo journey, Dieter Klein travels to remote corners of Europe and the United States to find abandoned cars in forgotten places. Continue reading »

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

The Range Rover has been a notable part of motoring since the beginning of the 1970s. The combination of Land-Rover ruggedness and adaptability, together with traditional Rover comfort and speed produces one of the most versatile vehicles ever to be made. Continue reading »

In 1980, American Express Teamed Up With DeLorean To Produce A 24K Gold Plated DMC-12, But Only Two Were Sold!

In 1980, American Express Teamed Up With DeLorean To Produce A 24K Gold Plated DMC-12, But Only Two Were Sold!

In 1980, American Express teamed up with DeLorean to produce a specialty car to promote their gold card. A 24K gold plated DeLorean DMC-12 was featured in the 1980 American Express Christmas catalog. A limited edition of no more than 100 DeLoreans, with 24-karat gold plating, were offered at $85,000 (about $220,000 today) each though only two were sold through this promotion. Continue reading »

Cool Pics Capture People Posing With Lancia Cars From Between The 1920s And ’60s

A company of four posing in an open-top Lancia Lambda in a city street on a rainy day, 1927
Cool Pics Capture People Posing With Lancia Cars From Between The 1920s And ’60s

Lancia is an Italian automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia as Lancia & C.. It became part of the Fiat Group in 1969; the current company, Lancia Automobiles, was established in 2007. The company has a strong rally heritage, and has often used letters of the Greek alphabet for its model names. Continue reading »

Wonderful Photos Of 1954 Chevrolet Corvair, Which Was Touted As A New Aerodynamic Design

Wonderful Photos Of 1954 Chevrolet Corvair, Which Was Touted As A New Aerodynamic Design

The Corvair dream car was an experimental two-passenger fastback. It was built with a fiberglass body and was touted as a “new aerodynamic design” for the closed sports car class. Continue reading »

Firebird III: One Of The Most Intriguing And Influential Concept Cars Of General Motors

Firebird III: One Of The Most Intriguing And Influential Concept Cars Of General Motors

GM built the Firebird III in 1958 and debuted it at Motorama in 1959. It is another extravagant concept with a fiberglass body and no fewer than seven short wings and tail fins (which were tested extensively in a wind tunnel). Continue reading »

Pictures Of The Pontiac Club De Mer, The Jet Age-Inspired Concept Car Which Was Built In 1956

Pictures Of The Pontiac Club De Mer, The Jet Age-Inspired Concept Car Which Was Built In 1956

The Pontiac Club de Mer was a purpose-built, experimental car that was built by Pontiac for the General Motors Motorama in 1956 to celebrate General Motors’ commitment to futuristic design. Continue reading »

Snowfall Makes Cars Happy: Someone Drew Eyes And Smiles On The Snow That Fell On The Cars

Snowfall Makes Cars Happy: Someone Drew Eyes And Smiles On The Snow That Fell On The Cars

It had been snowing in St. Petersburg, Russia all night long, and early in the morning owners of cars found their vehicles very happy. They were looking from below in the windows smiling at people. Continue reading »

Concepts From Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout

Concepts From Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout

Revealed at the 1969 Turin Motor Show, Bertone showed off this wild ride which looks a bit like what might have happened if Speed Racer’s Mach 5 mated with a powerboat. Continue reading »

Meet The Davis Divan: The Outrageous Three-Wheeled Sedan That Almost Made It

Meet The Davis Divan: The Outrageous Three-Wheeled Sedan That Almost Made It

The history of auto design is filled with failed ideas and strange prototypes that never made it to the production line. In the wake of World War II especially, the industry kicked into high gear. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of 1937 Cadillac V16 Series 90 Hartmann Cabriolet

Amazing Vintage Photos Of 1937 Cadillac V16 Series 90 Hartmann Cabriolet

This custom Cadillac is probably the most extreme cabriolet ever built. The car was originally commissioned by wealthy playboy Philippe Barraud. He wanted a custom car constructed on a grand scale and in late 1936 ordered a 452 cu in Cadillac V16 chassis through the Edelweiss Garage in Lausanne, Switzerland. Continue reading »

1935 Mercedes-Benz 540K Streamline Roadster By Erdmann & Rossi

1935 Mercedes-Benz 540K Streamline Roadster By Erdmann & Rossi

Mercedes commissioned Erdmann & Rossi to produce a special show car for the 1935 Barcelona exhibition based upon their 500K. One of the visitors was King Ghazi of Iraq, who expressed his desire to buy the car and MB built another (540K) car powered by a Straight 8-cyl 5018cc supercharged (180hp) engine with a 4/5-speed manual transmission as a special order and the car was shipped to Iraq. Continue reading »

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Scale-Covered Concept Car Inspired By Avatar Movie

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Scale-Covered Concept Car Inspired By Avatar Movie

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its take on the vehicle as a “living creature” with the Vision AVTR concept, which takes design cues from the sci-fi fantasy film Avatar. Dubbed the Vision AVTR, the design takes its name not only from the Avatar film it was inspired by, but also stands for “Advanced Vehicle Transformation”. Continue reading »

The Best Photos Of The Spectacular One-Off 1965 Dodge Deora Pickup Truck

The Best Photos Of The Spectacular One-Off 1965 Dodge Deora Pickup Truck

The Deora is a 1965 Dodge A100 pickup truck that was heavily customized by Mike and Larry Alexander in Detroit for the 1967 Detroit Autorama, also known as “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show.” Believe it or not, after winning many awards, including the Ridler in 1967, it became the prototype for a Hot Wheels car, and plastic model kit. Continue reading »

1972 Toyota RV2: ‘Idea’ Car Turns A Station Wagon Into A Recreational Vehicle

1972 Toyota RV2: 'Idea' Car Turns A Station Wagon Into A Recreational Vehicle

The RV-2 was a 2-door wagon concept car. The rear side windows opened out like clam shells to hold up a tent like covering. This made the rear area into living quarters similar to a popup caravan. A brochure was circulated around to dealers and magazines took the prototype for test drives but it went no further. Continue reading »