World’s longest car is finally restored and it’s even longer now

The world's longest car may not be practical but it sure is impressive. And it just broke its own 1986 world record, according to an article published by the Guinness World Records on Wednesday. The world's longest car It's called "The American Dream" and it was first built in Burbank, California in 1986 by famous

Lotus co-founder Hazel Chapman dies

Hazel Chapman, wife of the late Colin Chapman and co-founder of Lotus, has died, the company confirmed Tuesday in a press release. She was 94. Born May 21, 1927, in North London, Chapman met her future husband at a dance in 1944 when he was just 16 and she only months older. Colin Chapman built

By |2021-12-22T12:04:15+00:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: News, Oldtimer, World|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Through car history and art – 1981: SKA musicans in vintage GM Iron

"A 1961 Vauxhall Cresta roams the Ghost Town, where no jobs are to be found." - autoweek During the late 1970s and early 1980s, times were hard in Britain; labor strife, violent racism and an economy in relentless decline made life rough but also inspired some great music. Dismayed by the riots in Bristol and Brixton in 1980-1981, The Specials released their biggest hit, Ghost

Final edition of VW Beetle could come next year

Iconic cars can't fade out. Earlier this year, VW’s R&D chief Frank Welsch said the current Beetle would not have a successor, meaning that once this generation ends, there will be no Beetle in VW’s lineup. But Welsch didn't say was when the production of the second-generation Beetle would cease. VWVortex discovered the introduction of the Beetle Final

Lotus Seven – the ideal Tokyo commuter car

There's a lot of interesting machinery on Tokyo roads. You can see a lot of different vehicles from customized kei van to a majestic Toyota Century. But you will see sensible cars and motorcycles the most. If you need stuff like a roof and a heater in your two-seat Tokyo commuter, you can get a first-generation Honda NSX. You won't enjoy

By |2018-11-30T15:54:45+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Oldtimer|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jay Leno takes a classic Mercedes-Benz coupe out for a spin for his pleasure …

A classic Mercedes-Benz is a wonderful machine. The cars tend to be rock solid, and they last forever when maintained properly. Jay Leno has one in his collection, and it recently came off a fairly extensive restoration. Leno's car is a 1971 Mercedes 280 SE 3.5 Coupe, and it's a shining example of the wonder

By |2018-11-30T15:56:50+00:00July 26th, 2017|Categories: Oldtimer|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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