1988 Bertone Lamborghini Genesis: Concept We Forgot

The Bertone Genesis or sometimes referred to as the Lamborghini Genesis was a Bertone designed concept car using Lamborghini parts. It was first displayed to the public at the 1988 Turin Auto Show. Continue reading »

This 1958’s General Motors Firebird III Looks Like A Future Spaceship

The Firebird III was by far the most intriguing and influential of the Motorama Firebirds. Built in 1958, it was the only member of the Firebird trio to have any direct impact on the design of General Motors production vehicles. The 1959 Cadillac featured some of the Firebird III’s surface development and its severe rocker panel tuck-under. The 1961 Caddy picked up the Firebird’s rear skegs – those stubby little fins that hung down off the bottoms of the rear fenders. Continue reading »

Amazing Photos Of DMC DeLorean, Which Became Famous As The Time-Traveling Car In The “Back To The Future” Movies

The DMC DeLorean (simply as a “DeLorean”) is a sports car originally manufactured by John DeLorean’s DeLorean Motor Company, or DMC, for the American market from model years 1981 through 1983. Continue reading »

Rarest And Oldest Porsche: Yours For About $20 Million


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The rarest and oldest Porsche of them all will go sale in August, expecting to fetch about $20 million at auction. The 1939 Porsche Type 64 was the personal vehicle of German car designer and manufacturer Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche. Continue reading »

Remembering The Mod Top: Amazing Flower Powered Top Car Designs From The 1960s And 1970s

Back around 1966, Sixties counter-culture iconography was being injected into the everyday, infusing society with a collision of postmodern DayGlo colors, earth tones and psychedelically styled designs. And flowers–lots and lots of flowers. Most of these floral designs may have been a bit too loud on a Formica counter or trusty old Thermos, yet one particular print looked right at home on the top of a car. Counterculture became mainstream. Continue reading »

Realistic Classic Car Drawings By Alessandro Paglia

Alessandro Paglia is known for his hyper-realistic drawings of iconic designs. This time, he has created a series of classic car drawings. The meticulous artworks show a selected range of iconic cars such as the Mercedes 300 SL “Gullwing” from 1954, a 1970 Lamborghini Miura, a Bugatti Atlantic Type 57 from 1937, and others. Continue reading »

18 Times When People Fixed Their Cars With Creativity Instead Of A Car Service

“Dent Covered With A Detailed Map Of The Region Using A Permanent Marker Pen”

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Few things in life are worse than a car accident. If you are lucky enough to escape without injury, your car is going to be left with some scars that will cost a small fortune to repair. And who wants to spend their hard-earned cash on that? Nobody. Continue reading »

Artist Designs Classic Cars Inspired By Exotic Wild Animals

Aston Martin DB5 from 1963

Let’s admit it, almost everyone has a fantasy of owning a super-cool classic or vintage car. For some of us, these cars remind us of the good old times, for the rest of us, they are associated with romantic movies where the main character brings his girlfriend to an unforgettable adventure on the road. These cars are pretty much guaranteed to cost a fortune but one can dream, isn’t that right? Continue reading »

Photos That Prove The Station Wagon Was Actually The Best Family Car Ever

Who else remembers piling as many kids as we could into the old wagon and watching a movie at the drive-in? No seat belts, no stress, just playing games and waving at the people in the other cars!

If you are over 40, you definitely remember driving around in a station wagon like these! Continue reading »

Stunning Photos Of Volkswagen Beetle Rat Rods With Patina Look On The Streets

Since the early 2000s, the apparent explosion of interest in Volkswagens with original paint, rust and patina have inspired a generation of car fanatics, who couldn’t afford to restore a car to show condition but still wanted a good looking cool car. At last, you could be cool and stand out from the crowd on the tiniest of budgets. Continue reading »

Who Says Girls Can’t Repair Cars? Check Out These Amazing Photographs Of Women Auto Mechanics From The Early 20th Century

Women began finding work when World War I began in 1914; they had to take the jobs of men who had gone to war. A wide range of jobs needed filling. Automotive machines were in large production around this time to supply the United States and other countries with vehicles for war. This was the start of women playing important roles in the automotive industry.


Not all women on the front lines were part of the military though; many were volunteers offering their help to medical services such as the Red Cross. This woman served as an ambulance driver with the Voluntary Aid Detachment, an offshoot of the Red Cross. Unlike most ambulance drivers, though, those who operated the vehicles on the front lines had to know how to repair and service their cars, as you see this woman doing in this image by Ernest Brooks shot in 1916. Continue reading »

Chevy Vega And The Vert-A-Pac Rail System In The 1970s

When Chevrolet started designing ‘Vega’ during the 1970s, one of the main objectives was to keep the cost of the car down around $2,000 in circa-1970 dollars. Continue reading »

Belgian Man Discovered Stash Of Cars Hidden In Abandoned Quarry Since World War II

For nearly 80 years these cars have been hidden underground in a quarry in France but they were uncovered by Belgian PE teacher Vincent Michel in 2016. The cars were hidden away during World War II and after the war ended they were never removed. Continue reading »

Excellent Pencil Drawing Of Cars By The 15-Year-Old Boy From Russia

Being a young cars fancier, school-boy Ilya Boyarskih from Russia makes excellent pictures of vehicles. All he uses is ordinary pens and pencils. Now he is already 17 but the drawing below was created when he was 15 years old. Continue reading »

The Brass Era Automobiles: Super Cool Pics Of American People With Their Cars From The 1900s And Early 1910s

Family and a Ford Model T

The Brass Era is an American term for the early period of automotive manufacturing, named for the prominent brass fittings used during this time for such things as lights and radiators. It is generally considered to encompass 1896 through 1915, a time when these vehicles were often referred to as horseless carriages.

Here is a cool photo collection of American people with their cars from the 1900s and early 1910s. Continue reading »